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Bac Ninh Catholic diocese organizes a Quan ho folk singing class

On July from 17 to 30, 2014, the Pastoral Centre of Bac Ninh diocese opened a Bac Ninh folk singing class and invited People’s Artist Thúy Hường and Hai Khen to give instructions at the class. On July 19, 2014, the centre also organized a seminar about the Bac Ninh folk song culture.

Many pagodas in the provinces celebrate Buddhist Parents Day Vu Lan Festival

In the early days of the 7th month of lunar calendar, many pagodas in An Giang province including Ngọc Quang (Thoai Son district), Ngọc Giang and Ngọc Long pagoda (Long Xuyen city) ... celebrated Buddhist Parent Day Festival, attracting thousands of Buddhists in the locality.

Charity activities by Buddhists followers in the localities

With a financial support of 100 million VND from Venerable Thích Viên Ngộ, Mr. Nguyễn Tấn Kỳ and Tuệ Lâm – a Buddhist in Norway, Venerable Thích Chơn Tịnh and the Long An’s Vietnam Buddhist Sangha Executive Board started to build Ong Bo bridge at Thanh Phu commune, Ben Luc district, Long An.

Kien Giang province: meeting monks and prestigious people in the ethnic Khmer community

On July 30, the Southwest Steering Committee in collaboration with Kien Giang province held a meeting with monks and prestigious people in the ethnic Khmer community in Chau Thanh district (Kien Giang province)

Tây Ninh delegations attend Raya Ramadhan

On July 29th, 2014, the Tây Ninh’s Vietnam Fatherland Front in collaboration with provincial Party Committee, the provincial Party Committee for Mass Mobilization, the Office of provincial People’s Council, and provincial Committee for Religious Affairs… organized the five delegations to attend the Raya Ramadhan ceremony.

Quang Ngai province celebrates 55 years of Protestantism in Phuoc Thien

On July 25, 2014, the celebration and thanksgiving ceremony for 55 years of Protestantism in Phuoc Thien was held in Binh Hai commune, Binh Son district, Quang Ngai province. Attending the ceremony were pastor Phan Vĩnh Cự, President of the Vietnam Evangelical Church (Southern), representatives from local authorities, dignitaries, deacons and 400 followers in the locality. The ceremony includes singing of hymns, preaching, praying, review of the church’s history, presenting gifts to former dignitaries and deacons.

A friendly football match between Thái Bình Road Traffic Management Agency team and Thái Bình Cathedral youth team

On July 23rd, 2014, at the Thái Bình Bishop’s House, a friendly football match was held between the Thái Bình Road Traffic Management Agency team and the Thái Bình Cathedral youth team.

The Protestant Representative Board of Ba Ria-Vung Tau province holds a basic Biblical training course 2014

On July from 13 to 25, 2014, the Protestant Representative Board of Ba Ria-Vung Tau province held a basic biblical training course 2014 (4th course of first year)

An ancient stone statue at Hoàng Mười Temple discovered

An ancient stone statue, of a martial figure with 1.5m high was discovered 1.4 m below ground in Main Temple (Đền Cả), also known as Hoàng Mười Temple.

Khanh Hoa province: Closing ceremony for a basic Biblical course held

On July 25th, 2014, at Nha Trang Protestant church, a closing ceremony was held for the 3th basic Biblical course 2014 of the 4th year in Khánh Hòa province. Attending the ceremony were Pastor Võ Văn Tự Cường, Head of Organizing Board, preachers, dignitaries and 220 participants in Khánh Hòa province.

A closing ceremony held to conclude the biblical training course in Long An province

On July 26, 2014, a closing ceremony held to conclude the 4th basic Biblical training course at Tan An church in Long An province

Đà Nẵng: A requiem ceremony held at Hòa Tiến commune

On July 24th, 2014, the Party Committee, the People's Committee and the Vietnam Fatherland Front of Hòa Tiến commune, Hòa Vang District, Đã Nẵng city in collaborate with Buddhist monks of Bà Đa pagoda held a requiem ceremony for the martyrs, who heroically sacrificed their life in the war for the cause of national liberation and reunification. 

Thanh Hóa: Buddhism in Sầm Sơn city holds a requiem ceremony for heroic martyrs

On July 25th, 2014, the Executive Board of Sầm Sơn’s Vietnam Buddhist Sangha organized many activities of gratitude "while drinking the water, remembering it’s source", on the occasion of 67th year anniversary of Invalids – Martyrs Day (July 27th,1947 – July 27th, 2014).

Seminar with the title “Vu Lan bao hieu” (Parents' Day) of Buddhism in current Vietnam society” held

On July 23, 2014, at Tao Sach pagoda, Tay Ho district, Hanoi city, the Centre for Preservation of Religious Cultural Heritage in collaboration with the Communication Board of Vietnam Buddhist Sangha Executive Council held a scientific seminar with  the title  “Vu Lan bao hieu” (Parents' Day) of Buddhism in current Vietnam society”

Cần Thơ: Opening ceremony for a basic Biblical course held

On July 22nd, 2014, at Cần Thơ Protestant church under the General Confederation of Evangelical Churches of Vietnam (Southern), an opening ceremony was solemnly held for a 4th basic Biblical course (of the 1st year).

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