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UNESCO adopts profile on Vietnamese celebrity Chu Văn An’s death anniversary

The profile on marking the 650th death anniversary of Vietnamese celebrity Chu Văn An in 2020 was adopted on April 16th by the 206th session of the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), together with 48 others among 71 profiles nominated by 41 countries.

Hùng Kings’ death anniversary commemorated overseas

A ceremony commemorating the death anniversary of Hùng Kings, the legendary founders of Vietnam, took place at the Warsaw Buddhism culture centre, Poland, on April 14 with traditional rituals.

Regional countries’ New Year festival marked in HCM City

A celebration to mark the traditional New Year festival of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Thailand was held in Ho Chi Minh City on April 11.

Temple worshipping Laotian Princess in Ninh Binh

The temple worshipping Nhồi Hoa Princess located at Phuong Mountain in Son Lai commune of Ninh Binh province’s Nho Quan district has been a rare relic site commemorating a Laotian Princess who died in Vietnam and has been deified and worshiped in the country.

Vietnam Ancestral Global Day 2019 to be held in five countries

Vietnam Ancestral Global Day 2019 will be celebrated in five countries, including Laos, Thailand, Japan, Canada and Poland.

Vietnam’s tug-of-war games, ritual receive UNESCO’s certificate

A ceremony was held in Thach Ban ward, Hanoi’s Long Bien district on April 7 to receive a certificate of UNESCO recognition of the sitting tug-of-war games and rituals at local Tran Vu temple as part of the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Hùng Kings’ death anniversary observed in Thailand

Over 200 overseas Vietnamese living in UdonThani province and adjacent areas in Thailand were brought together at a ceremony on April 7 to commemorate the death anniversary of the Hùng Kings, the legendary founders of the Vietnamese nation.

Vietnamese Buddhist Association in RoK looks towards homeland

The Vietnamese Buddhist Association in the Republic of Korea (RoK) held a requiem at Phung An pagoda in Seoul on April 7 to pray for national peace and prosperity in Vietnam.

Hùng Kings to be commemorated in Laos

The death anniversary of the Hùng Kings, the legendary founders of Vietnam, will be observed in the Lao capital city of Vientiane on April 5-6.

Vietnamese, Cambodian religious officials hold talks

Head of Vietnam’s Government Committee for Religious Affairs Vũ Chiến Thắng said he wishes that the Cambodian Ministry of Cults and Religion would create favorable conditions for overseas Vietnamese following Buddhism and Caodaism in the country to join religious activities.

Vietnam Buddhist Sangha offers aid to victims of Mozambique cyclone

A ceremony was held in Maputo, capital city of Mozambique, on April 1 to hand over aid of Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Central Committee, Buddhist followers and Overseas Vietnamese community in Mozambique to victims of cyclone Idai, which hit the country’ central region in March.

Festival of Colors - HOLI 2019 slated for early this month in Hanoi

The Indian Business Chamber in Vietnam will organize the Festival of Colors - HOLI 2019, one of the biggest Indian festivals, at Kinder Park in Tay Ho District, Hanoi on April 7, expecting to bring the true Indian cultural spirit to the capital city.

Buddhist nun prays for Vietnamese workers who died in Japan

Rows of wooden mortuary tablets inscribed with names line an altar at a Buddhist temple in Tokyo, silent testimony to Vietnamese people who died after coming to Japan to work or study.

Tran Quoc pagoda listed among world’s ten incredibly beautiful ones

Tran Quoc Pagoda in Hanoi has been listed by UK travel website wanderlust.co.uk among ten incredibly beautiful pagodas from around the world.

Seminar on ancient books, Han Chinese, Vietnamese Nôm scripts in Da Nang city

A seminar on ancient books and Han Chinese and Vietnamese Nôm scripts was held on March 23 in Da Nang city.

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