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Ministry announces 23 new national intangible cultural heritages

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has decided to add 23 cultural icons to the list of national intangible cultural heritages.

Phat Tich pagoda - first Buddhist pagoda built in the northern border area

Located in Dam Thuy Commune of Cao Bang province’s Trung Khanh district and inaugurated on December 15, 2014, Phat Tich Truc Lam Ban Gioc Pagoda is the first pagoda built in the northern border of Viet Nam, just 500 meters from the Ban Gioc waterfall.

Dissemination of religious laws for key Protestants in Kon Tum

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) in collaboration with the Home Affairs Department in Kon Tum province held on September 28-29 a conference for disseminating state policies and laws on belief and religion.

Vietnam enters 33rd day without COVID-19 community infections

Vietnam has gone through 33 straight days without a single COVID-19 community infection as no new cases were reported on October 5 morning.

Cao Dai followers celebrate biggest annual festival

Cao Dai followers in the southern province of Tay Ninh and neighbouring localities celebrated their biggest festival in the year to pray for good weather, national peace, and prosperity on October 1 – the 15th day of the 8th lunar month.

Photo contest depicts artistic angles in Buddhism

A photo contest that has kicked off in Hanoi, is seeking beautiful and artistic angles of Buddhism through the lens of domestic and foreign photographers.

Vietnam welcomes countries’ standpoints on East Sea issue: Spokesperson

Vietnam welcomes the stance held by other countries on the East Sea issue that conforms with international law, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lê Thị Thu Hằng said.

Can Gio’s Whale Worshiping Festival features various attractive activities

A large number of locals and tourists flocked to the 2020 “Nghinh Ong” (Whale Worshiping) Festival which opened in Can Thanh Town, Can Gio District, Ho Chi Minh City, on September 30.

Song An parish under Caodai Verity Church in Gia Lai hold 5th general meeting

Song An parish under the Caodai Verity Church in Gia Lai province’s An Khe town held on November 01 its 5th general meeting for the term 2020-2025.

New Catholic priests ordained in My Tho diocese

Twelve deacons of My Tho Diocese have been promoted as priests at a solemn ceremony held on October 1 in the diocese cathedral located in Tien Giang province’s My Tho City.

Buddhist pagoda in Da Nang presents 1,000 mid-autumn gifts to children in mountainous areas

Pho Hien pagoda located in Khue Trung ward of Da Nang city’s Cam Le district has organized separate mid-autumn programs for children from mountainous communes in Thua Thien-Hue province and Da Nang city.

New evangelical chapter established in Ho Chi Minh city

Linh Xuan Evangelical Chapter was formally established under the Evangelical Church of Vietnam (South) (ECVN) and its worshipping church inaugurated at a ceremony held on September 29 in Linh Xuan Ward of Ho Chi Minh city’s Thu Duc district.

Social charities and environment protection by Thanh An parish in Can Tho

Thanh An parish, one of 16 Catholic parishes under Vinh Thanh deanery of Long Xuyen Diocese, currently has 700 households with 3,000 parishioners mainly relying on agriculture and small business activities for family incomes.

My Tho Caritas presents scholarships to local pupils

My Tho Caritas held on September 27 a ceremony at the pastoral centre of My Tho diocese, to hand over “My Tho Caritas” scholarships to pupils and students in the diocese on occasion of the new school year 2020-2021,.

Buddhist pagodas in Tien Giang hold Mid-Autumn Festivals for local children

Several Buddhist establishments in Tien Giang province have organized separate Mid-Autumn programs for children in the locality.

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