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Giac Vien pagoda, classified as a national historical and cultural relic in 1993 by the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism, was falling down during ten years waiting for upgrade.
On August 3, 2014, thousands of tourists attended the traditional festival in Hue Nam temple (Hon Chen temple)
Travelling to Tra Vinh province, tourists had better visit to Angkorajaborey ancient pagoda (Ang pagoda) built more than a thousand years ago. The pagoda has very unique architecture is a place for monks to practice religion and for Khmer people to organize cultural activities.
Many pagodas in provinces organized the Buddhist Parents’ Day B.E 2558 with many meaningful activities.
On August 2nd, 2014, the Executive Board of Tay Ninh province’s Vietnam Buddhist Sangha held the closing ceremony for the summer retreat course 2014 (B.E. 2558) at Phước Thành pagoda in An Tinh commune, Trang bang district.
At the beginning of the twentieth century, the colonial regime and the Nguyễn feudal court reinforced their exploitation and oppression of the Vietnamese people.
Buddhism was brought to Vietnam about two thousand years ago. Luy Lâu (now in the Thuận Thành District, Bắc Ninh province in Northern Vietnam) soon became a large and flourishing center for Buddhism.
Christian and Missionary Alliance (CMA) brought Protestantism to Vietnam in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Thus, the arrival of Protestantism was considerably later than other exogenous religions.
Documents show that Hòa Hảo Buddhism first appeared when World War II was about to start. Huỳnh Phú Sổ conducted a ceremony for the founding of Hòa Hảo Buddhism on 4 July 1939.
Islam in Vietnam is practiced mostly by Chăm ethnic-minority people, most of whom live in Hồ Chí Minh City and Southern provinces, such as Ninh Thuận, Bình Thuận, An Giang, Tây Ninh, and Đồng Nai.
Western missionaries started their work in Vietnam as early as the beginning of sixteenth century.