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Da Nang municipal authorities promulgate coordination regulation between home affairs and culture& sports departments on belief

Authorities in Ninh Thuan exchange with religious organizations on preventive measures against Covid-19 disease

Binh Phuoc authorities carry out disinfection at religious worshipping places

Vietnam to cancel religious events in coronavirus counter measure

Models gathering Catholic women established in Ha Tinh

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Patriotic monk association in Tra Vinh support building charitable house for poor family

The Association for Solidarity of Patriotic Monks in Tra Vinh province’s Cau Ngang district in collaboration with district authorities held on February 12 a ceremony for handing over a charitable house to Mr. Thach Kim’s family in the district’s Hiep Hoa commune.

Whale worshipping festival held in Quang Nam

A whale worshiping festival (known as Cau Ngu in Vietnamese) took place on February 9 in Sam Linh Tay village, Nui Thanh district, Quang Nam province. 

Correction-Path Caodai Church holds annual High Council’s meeting

The Correction-Path Caodai Church held on February 8 its annual meeting of the church’s High Council – the highest representative body.

Vietnam Baptist church extends visit to religious committee in Gia Lai

A delegation led by Pastor President of the Vietnam Baptist Church Nguyễn Võ Khánh Giám paid on February 6 a visit to the Committee for Religious Affairs in Gia Lai province, on occasion of the Lunar New Year 2020.

Attractions reopened despite coronavirus spread

Historical and cultural relic sites and natural landscapes can be opened to tourists but operators must comply with coronavirus infection prevention and control measures, according to a public dispatch released by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on February 6.

Fishermen in Ba Ria Vung Tau pray for new fishing season

Binh Chau commune People’s Committee in Ba Ria Vung Tau province’s Xuyen Moc district held on February 5 a ceremony for launching the fishing season 2020.

Agricultural worship of Dao ethnic people in Northwestern region

Migrating to Vietnam from many different regions during last seven centuries, members of Dao ethnic groups became indigenous residents in the mountains of the Northeast, Northwest and Truong Son range.

Ante-Creation Caodai Church in Tien Giang holds first-quarter meeting

The Ante-Creation Caodai Church’s representative committee in Tien Giang province reviewed its first-quarter performance at a meeting held on February 3 in Minh Duc oratory located in the province’s My Tho city.

Cham Brahman community in Ninh Thuan ordains new high-ranking dignitary

The Cham Brahman community in Ninh Thuan province’s Ninh Phuoc district held on February 3 a ceremony for ordaining a new deputy head of the community’s dignitary council.

Vietnam Buddhist Institute closes to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

According to the Vietnam Buddhist Institute in Hanoi, 600 Buddhist monks and nuns will be absent from the institute in the face of the acute respiratory disease caused by the  coronavirus.

Religious organizations in Quang Binh raise awareness of preventions against the nCoV

In the context of the complicated spread of a severe acute respiratory infection caused by the new strain of Corona virus (nCoV), religious organizations in Quang Binh province have actively coordinated with local authorities to raise the awareness of local people and followers of all religions on preventing measures against the spread of the nCoV.

Enhancing inspection of festivals in localities

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has signed Decision No. 270 approving a plan for inspecting the management of festivals in localities in preventing the spread of the new coronavirus (nCoV) which causes acute respiratory disease.

Eleven more national intangible heritages announced

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has recently signed a decision announcing 11 new national intangible cultural heritages

Xuong Giang victory site recognised as special national site

The Bac Giang provincial People’s Committee held a ceremony on January 29 to receive a certificate honouring the Xuong Giang victory historic relic site as a special national site.

Bo Da Pagoda’s woodblocks on display in Bac Giang

The national treasures - carved woodblocks bearing the Sutras of Zen Buddhism at Bo Da Pagoda in Viet Yen district, the northern province of Bac Giang are being showcased at an exhibition that opened in the pagoda on January 29.

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