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Century-old craft village specialises in Buddha statues in HCM City

An old craft village situated in a small alley in Ward 12 of District 6 in Ho Chi Minh City is renowned locally for making a variety of Buddha statues, with the area developing into a tourist attraction over the past few decades.

Kho Gia Gia Festival of Ha Nhi ethnic group in Lao Cai’s highland

 “Kho Gia Gia” is a traditional festival hosted by the Ha Nhi ethnic group in Bat Xat highland of Lao Cai province to pray for a joyful harvest and a good life.

Doan Ngo Festival at Thang Long Imperial Citadel

On June 25th (the 5th day of the 5th lunar month), the Thang Long Heritage Conservation Centre opened Doan Ngo Festival with the participation of many experts and cultural artisans.

Lesser known Saigon church boasts imperial lineage

The 99-year-old Hanh Thong Tay church in Saigon was built by Le Phat An, uncle of Vietnam's last empress, Nam Phuong, as the final resting place for him and his wife.

Sa Lon Pagoda – a unique architecture in Southwestern region

Sa Lon Pagoda (Wath Sro Loun in the Khmer language) is an ancient spiritual structure with unique architecture in the Southwestern region of Vietnam.

Hanoi's relic sites reopen to visitors

Hanoi’s relic sites reopened to tourists on May 14 after a temporary closure due to the Covid-19 epidemic.

Vesak celebrations held to mark birthday of Lord Buddha

Crowds of Buddhists joined in celebrations held at Quan Su pagoda in Hanoi on May 7 to commemorate the birthday of Lord Buddha, also known as Vesak, which falls on the 15th day of the fourth lunar month.

Religious organizations in Kon Tum proactively join the fight against Covid-19

Implementing the directives of the Prime Ministers and instructions by local authorities, local religious organizations in Kon Tum province have proactively engaged in efforts preventing the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic.

Excited crowds drawn to opening ceremony of Soc temple festival

Soc Son district in Hanoi played host to the launch of the Soc temple festival on January 30, the sixth day of the first lunar month, with a mix of thousands of Buddhists and festival goers in attendance.

Thousands descend on Tam Chuc pagoda during the start of Lunar New Year

As the nation’s largest temple, Tam Chuc pagoda in the northern province of Ha Nam has seen hordes of people flock to the site during the opening days of the Lunar New Year, with the Management Board of the site deciding against selling entrance tickets to avoid severe congestion.

Traditional Tet Festival in Thang Long ancient royal court reproduced

The Tet Festival in the ancient royal court of Thang Long (now Hanoi) is being reproduced at the Thang Long Royal Citadel Heritage in the capital city.

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.

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