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Vietnam sends congratulation message to Vatican’s new Minister of Foreign Affairs

On December 2, Deputy Prime Minister cum Minister of Foreign Affairs Department Phạm Bình Minh sent a congratulatory message to Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, the new Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vatican.

First Vietnamese Theravada pagoda inaugurated in India

Dai Loc pagoda (the Sivali Vietnamese Theravada Trust), the first Theravada pagoda recognized by the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) in India, was inaugurated in Varanasi city, Uttar Pradesh State, on December 6.

Hanoi: Cross-cultural Christmas concert for charity

The second International Christmas Charity Concert was held on December 6 at Au Co Theatre in Hanoi.

Vietnamese Buddhists in Poland holds general conference

The Vietnamese Buddhism Lovers Association in Poland held its second congress on November 29 at Nhan Hao pagoda in Warszawa.

Bangladesh Ambassador meets Vietnam Buddhist Sangha leader

Bangladeshis Ambassador to Vietnam Suprapid Chakma visited the Central Vietnam Buddhist Sangha on November 26 on occasion of concluding his five-year mission in Vietnam.

Second Exhibition of Persian Carpets opened in Vietnam

Persian carpets were showcased at the second exhibition opened on November 21 at Hanoi’s Melia Hotel.

Exploring Iranian culture through Persian carpets

More than 200 delicate Persian handicraft carpets will be introduced to the Vietnamese public during a three-day exhibition at Hanoi’s Melia Hotel, November 21-23, as announced by the Iranian Embassy in Vietnam on November 14. 

Vietnam Buddhist Association in UK organizes Dharma preaching

The Vietnam Buddhist Association in UK held its first Dharma preaching on November 9th, 2014.

US Consulate delegation visits Caodai Tay Ninh Church

The US Consulate delegation, headed by Consul General Rena Bitter, visited the Caodai Tay Ninh Church on November 14, 2014.

India PM’s look at “Buddhist Diplomacy”

A definite shift in India’s Look East Policy is underway with added emphasis on Buddhist diplomacy. Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to market the Buddha card to the countries in the region as India is the place of origin of Dhamma and Sangha. He indicated such a change in emphasis by his first official visit abroad to a neighbouring Buddhist country Asia, Bhutan, and then to Nepal, where Buddha was born. His first official visit outside South Asia was to another Buddhist country, Japan.

Religious cooperation activities boosted during Vietnamese Prime Minister's visit to India

During a State visit to India from October 27-28, 2014 by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng at the invitation of Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the two Prime Ministers witnessed the signing of several cooperation agreements.

Hungary: Vietnam Buddhist Association holds ground-breaking ceremony for construction of Tue Giac pagoda

On October 23rd, in Budapest – Hungary, the Vietnam Buddhist Association in Hungary and Vietnamese community held a ground-breaking ceremony for construction of Tue Giac pagoda - Vietnamese Cultural Center in Budapest.

Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng visits Bodh Gaya

During a State visit to India, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng visited Bodh Gaya, the place where Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment. 

Bac Ninh province: Japanese Buddhism delegation visits Phat Tich pagoda

On October 22nd, 2014, a delegation from Japanese Buddhism led by Most Venerable Sagawa Fumon visited Phat Tich pagoda.

The Swiss Fribourg choir visits and performs at My Tho Diocese

Fribourg was established in 1952 by composer Pierre Kaelin, who was well known for hundreds of mountaining folk songs featuring the culture of people living in the Alps.

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