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Chairman of NA’s Council for Ethnic Affairs pays pre-Tet visit to Khmer Theravada Buddhist Institute

Administrative procedures on ID card issuance for Buddhist dignitaries in Tien Giang

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Sparkling celebration of Shakyamuni Buddha's Attainment Day at Vietnam Buddhist Institute

The Buddhist Institute under the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Hanoi held on January 20 many activities for celebrating Shakyamuni Buddha's Attainment of Enlightenment.

An insight into a beautiful Buddhist shrine in Da Lat city

Renowned as one of the most famous scenic spots of Da Lat city in the Central Highland province of Lam Dong, Linh Phuoc Pagoda features unique architecture that attracts many visitors each day.

Vietnamese cities shine bright on Christmas Eve

Thousands of people in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Da Nang flocked to local churches, shopping malls, and downtown areas on Thursday night to celebrate Christmas Eve.

Ban Vuong festival kicks off in Quang Ninh

The Ban Vuong festival 2020 of the Dao ethnic community in the northern province of Quang Ninh kicked off on December 27 in Ba Che district.

European-style Christmas space in the heart of Hanoi

Located in Ba Dinh district of Hanoi, the French restaurant Villa des Fleurs brings a European-style space to the capital for local people to enjoy as Christmas Eve rapidly approaches.

Christmas decorations in An Giang

Catholics and Protestants in An Giang have been busily preparing Christmas celebrations at their local churches and residential areas with many colorful decorations including ornaments, trees, caves, cribs, glitters, flashing lights, Santa Claus, reindeers, etc.

A closer look at seven record-holding pagodas nationwide

Vietnam boasts a number of pagodas that hold records locally and regionally for amazing things. Let’s take a tour around seven of them to discover how each site achieves such amazing feats.

Hanoi street sees upturn in Christmas buildup

With Christmas drawing near, Hang Ma street in the heart of Hanoi’s Old Quarter is starting to see an increase in trade, with a number of shops putting various different types of decorations on display.

Unique cockscomb flower Tet festival of Cong ethnic people

In September annually, when the Cong ethnic people complete their crops, they celebrate Tet hoa mao ga (Cockscomb flower Tet festival). This year, Tet hoa mao ga takes place on November 23 and November 24, Vietnam News Agency reported.

Yen Tu Mountain a popular autumn travel destination

 A Buddhist sanctuary located on Yen Tu Mountain in the northern province of Quang Ninh is one of the nation’s five most significant relic sites. The area attracts millions of domestic and foreign visitors for pilgrimages and Buddhism ceremonies annually.

Visit Som Rong, a pagoda that combines traditional and modern Khmer culture

Khmer pagoda Som Rong, famous for the giant reclining Buddha statue, gets even more magnificent when the sun goes down.

Unique architectures to visit in An Giang

Cu Lao Gieng Church, built in 1778 is one of the oldest and largest in the Southwest. It is a harmonious combination of European architectural art and the typical southern architectural style. The highlight of the church is its 35m high bell tower with meticulously carved patterns. The peculiarity is that all the background tiles are still intact and the patterns still very clear. Photo: Zing.

Two record-holding pagodas in Binh Duong

Binh Duong Province’s Tay Tang Pagoda is home to the country's largest statue made of hair, while Hoi Khanh Pagoda has Asia's longest Reclining Buddha statue on a pagoda's roof.

Whale worshipping festival excites crowds in Vung Tau city

The Nghinh Ong Festival, an event held for fishermen to pay their respects to whales and show their gratitude for a bumper catch, was held on October 2 in Vung Tau city, southern Vietnam, with thousands of residents and tourists in attendance.

Traditional Mid-Autumn Festival celebration held at Thang Long Imperial Citadel

The Thang Long Imperial Citadel in Hanoi is hosting a range of activities to celebrate the traditional Mid-Autumn Festival.

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