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Da Nang municipal authorities held exchange meeting with local religious dignitaries

Religious committee in Gia Lai visits local oroganizations

US Ambassador releases carps to see off Kitchen Gods

Conference seeks ways to preserve UNESCO-recognised cultural heritages

State officials pay pre-Tet visits to Buddhist dignitaries

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Business booms in red carp farming village ahead of Kitchen Gods Day

Ahead of the annual Kitchen Gods Day, which falls on the 23rd day of the final month of the Lunar New Year, residents of Thuy Tram red carp farming village in Tuy Loc commune of Cam Khe district in Phu Tho province have been busy catching fish in order to meet the extra demands of the domestic market during the festive season.

Exploring ancient Buu Minh pagoda in Gia Lai

Located in the heart of Nghia Hung commune in Chu Pah district in the central highland province of Gia Lai, Buu Minh pagoda has become a popular destination among visitors due to its spectacular nature with the pagoda shrouded in mist each morning.

Mong Ethnic people enjoy Gau Tao Festival

The annual Gau Tao Festival of the Mong Ethnic people in Mai Chau district, northern Hoa Binh province opened on January 4. It is an age-old rite revealing the cultural features of the locals. The festival is held to pray for good weather and abundant crops. It also provides a chance for the elders to gather and wish each other longevity and bless their descendants with luck and health; and for girls and boys to make a date and pray for happiness all year around.

Senior Buddhist monks visit churches on Christmas Eve in Vietnam

It is uncommon for Buddhist monks to celebrate Christmas, but the rare moments were captured at churches in the northern Vietnamese provinces of Ha Nam and Quang Ninh this year's celebration.

Christmas in alleys of Ho Chi Minh City

Many alleys and Catholic villages in districts in Ho Chi Minh city have been lit up with colorful lights and beautiful Christmas cribs.

Hanoi’s streets lit up with array of festive Christmas decorations

Shopping malls and churches throughout Hanoi have got into the festive spirt by brightly adorning their buildings with colourful decorations to mark Christmas Eve.

Bui Chu diocese hosts 17th Youth Day

The 17th Youth Day 2019 themed “Coming back to relatives” took place on November 19-20 at Phu Nhai Basilica, Nam Dinh province’s Xuân Truong district   with the participation of over 20,000 youth from 11 dioceses in Vietnam North.

Tens of thousand people take part in Ben Tre coconut festival 2019

The fifth Ben Tre Coconut Festival themed “Coconuts on the Way to Integration and Sustainable Development” took place in the Mekong Delta city of Ben Tre on November 14-20.

100-year-old One Pillar Pagoda adorns Bien Hoa

Buu Son Pagoda in the capital of Dong Nai Province, built in the 18th century, has just one pillar holding up its roof.

Nom Pagoda’s record-breaking terracotta statues

Located 30 km east of Hanoi, Nom Pagoda in Hung Yen Province has the largest collection of terracotta statues in Vietnam.

Nghinh Ong Festival in Kien Giang

The Nghinh Ong (whale worshipping) Festival opened in Lai Son commune, Kien Hai district, the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang on November 12.

Exploring Vietnam Buddhist Institute in Hanoi

The Vietnam Buddhist Institute in Hanoi under the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha is located in Soc Son district, Hanoi city. The Institute is a both Buddhist learning and practicing school.

53 Southeast Asian monks go on a pilgrimage to five countries, calling for peace and mutual-respect

53 Buddhist monks from the five countries in the Mekong River basin - Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam - will go on an 18-day pilgrimage to call for peace and mutual respect.

Pagoda with Asian – European architectural design in Tien Giang

Vinh Trang pagoda in Tien Giang province’s My Tho city was built in the middle of 19th century and currently features a mixture of French, Roman, Chinese, Vietnamese and Khmer architectural styles.

Obon: The Japanese Festival of the Dead In Memory Of Those That Came Before

It is this time of the year when Japan suddenly turns tranquil, trains get empty and cemeteries start blooming with flowers. It's Obon—the Japanese summer festival of welcoming back ancestors' spirits and returning to one's family roots.

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