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Vietnam Ethnic Group Cultural Day – Great festival of ethnic minorities
Over the past 13 years, many practical activities have been held annually across the country, from mountainous areas to plains and from borders to seas and island regions, to mark the Vietnam Ethnic Group Cultural Day.
Religious committee in Tien Giang visits religious organizations for exchanges on Covid-19 prevention

A delegation from the Committee for Religious Affairs in Tien Giang province paid on August 19 visits to local religious organizations for exchanges about the Covid-19 prevention and control on occasion of Vu Lan and Trung Nguon festivals of Buddhism and of Caodaism (the 15th day of the seventh lunar month).

Hanoi recommends Vu Lan festival be held online

The Hanoi municipal Committee for Religious Affairs has just released a official note on the organization of Vu Lan – Buddhist Parents’ Day festival 2021.

Preserving three traditional festivals, ceremonies of ethnic minorities in Si Ma Cai

Si Ma Cai district authorities in Ha Giang province approved on July 31 a project on the preservation and promotion of ethnic cultural heritages in association with tourism development for 2020-2025 period.

Nuoc Man City festival seeks national intangible cultural heritage title

The People’s Committee in Binh Dinh submitted on August 2 a dossier to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism seeking the recognition of Nuoc Man (Salted Water) City festival as a national intangible cultural heritage.

Celebrating Lap Lo festival of Chut ethnic group in Ha Tinh

The Border Guard Command in Ha Tinh province in collaboration with the provincial Youth Union and the People's Committee in Huong Khe district held on August 14 a celebration of Lap Lo (Filling hole) festival of the Chut minority ethnic group residing in Rao Tre village of the district’s Huong Lien commune.

Belief & religion of ethnic minorities in Vietnam consistently preserved

For the past years, the Vietnam Party and State have paid due attention to the religious life of ethnic minorities across the country.

Relics in Thua Thien Hue temporarily closed for Covid-19 prevention

Thua Thien Hue province announced on August 12 the closure of relics and tourist attractions, after two cases of Covid-19 infection in the community detected in the province.

VFF in Soc Trang assists Khmer pagodas affected by Covid-19 pandemic

Chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) in Soc Trang province Dương Sà Kha on August 11 approved a support package for 92 Khmer Theravada pagodas affected by Covid-19 pandemic in the province.

My Son A10 pedestal seeks recognition as national treasure

The Treasure Evaluation Council of Quang Nam province and the Management Board of My Son World Cultural Heritage Site on August 10 approved a scientific dossier of My Son A10 pedestal at the heritage site, and agreed to submit the dossier to seek recognition of the pedestal as a national treasure.

Outstanding achievements made in gender equality among ethnic minorities: Report

Vietnam made outstanding achievements in gender equality in ethnic minority and mountainous areas in the period of 2015 to 2019, including a drop of 4.7 percent in the rate of child marriage in ethnic minority groups, according to a report released on August 4.

Border Guard in Soc Trang supports Khmer people affected by Covid-19 pandemic

The Border Guard post in Vinh Hai commune under the Border Guard in Soc Trang province paid from August 6-7 charity visits to Khmer pagodas and families hard hit by Covid-19 pandemic in coastal areas.

130 religious dignitaries in Bac Ninh receive Covid-19 vaccination

The Health Department in Bac Ninh province on August 8 implemented Covid-19 vaccination for 130 religious dignitaries in the locality.

Preservation, promotion of gong culture heritage in Kon Tum province’s Ngoc Hoi district

Kon Tum province’s Ngoc Hoi district is currently home to 17 ethnic communities such as Brau, Xo Dang, Gie-Trieng, etc. Over the past years, local authorities have paid due attention to preserve and promote cultural identities of ethnic groups, especially gong culture.

Restoration of Con Son pagoda in Ha Tinh province started

Ha Tinh province’s Huong Son district authorities in collaboration with T&T group held on August 4 the ground-breaking ceremony for starting the restoration of Con Son pagoda located in Son Tien commune’s Con Son village.

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