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Ancestor worship, a sacred rite of the Lo Lo in Ha Giang province

The Lo Lo ethnic minority people live mostly in Lung Cu commune, Ha Giang province. They live harmoniously with other ethnic groups of the Dong Van stone plateau while maintaining their ancient customs and traditions. The local authorities have organized a festival of Lo Lo culture that features their traditions and worship rituals.

Linh Quang pagoda in Dien Bien – spiritual and cultural place for people in border area

Linh Quang pagoda is located in Thanh Nua commune of Dien Bien province’s Dien Bien district, about five kilometers from Dien Bien city center.

Inauguration of bridge built with Buddhist support in Ben Tre
The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Executive Committee in Ben Tre province in collaboration with local authorities held on September 28 a ceremony for inaugurating a bridge in Phuoc My Trung commune of the province’s Mo Cay Bac district.

Celebrations for 1010th anniversary of Thang Long - Hanoi planned

A grand ceremony marking the 1010th anniversary of Thang Long - Hanoi will be held at Ly Thai To Garden in the heart of Hanoi on the evening of October 10, according to the municipal People’s Committee.

India Pledges US$15 million Grant to Boost Buddhist Ties with Sri Lanka

The government of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced that it would extend a US$15 million grant to the neighboring island nation of Sri Lanka to promote Buddhist, cultural, and diplomatic ties between the two countries.

Buddhist pagodas in Ha Tinh hold Mid-Autumn programs

Several Buddhist pagodas in Ha Tinh province held Mid-Autumn programs for children in the province on occasion of Mid-Autumn 2020.

Catholic residential area in Quang Binh receives "cultural village” title

Cong Hoa village in Quang Trung commune, Quang Binh province’s Ba Don district held on September 23 a meeting to receive “cultural village” title.

Trung Hau pagoda presents Mid-autumn gifts to children in mountainous area

Several Buddhist pagodas in Ha Tinh province held Mid-Autumn programs for children in the province on occasion of Mid-Autumn 2020.

Disseminating laws on religion to key religious in Hai Phong

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs in collaboration with Hai Phong municipal People’s Committee held on September 23-26 a program for disseminating laws on belief and religion, and introducing history and law subjects to religious dignitaries and deacons in the city.

Vietnam reports no community transmission of COVID-19 for 27 days

Vietnam entered the 27th consecutive day without any new COVID-19 infection in the community as of 6am on September 29, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Islam community in Tay Ninh convenes third congress

The Islam Community in Tay Ninh province successfully held its third congress for the 2020-2025 tenure on September 24 at Nurul Iman Mosque located in Tan Chau district’s Tan Hung commune.

Government religious committee marks 20th founding anniversary of Caodai affairs department

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs held on September 25 a meeting to celebrate the 20th founding anniversary of its Caodai affairs department.

Several GCRA officials retire from office

Several officers of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) will formally retire from October 1st as announced at a ceremony held on September 25.

Construction of Huong Son pagoda in Ha Tinh started

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) in Ha Tinh province’s Huong Son district held on September 24 the ground-breaking ceremony for starting the construction of Huong Son pagoda located in Son Tay commune’s Ha Chua village.

Government religious committee’s Vietnamese website to be upgraded

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) held on September 24 a meeting for gathering opinions on the upgrade of the Vietnamese version of the GCRA’s website.

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