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PM urges New Year festival inspections

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H’Mong ethnic people in Son La celebrates New Year

These days, H’Mong ethnic people in some districts of Son La province are celebrating the New Year. Their New Year comes one month earlier than the country’s traditional Tet (from the first day of the 12th lunar month). New Year is an opportunity for H’Mong people to get together for festive activities such as folk games and traditional cuisines after one year of laboring works.

VBS speeds up preparation for UN Day of Vesak 2019

A delegation from the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) on January 05 inspected construction facilities prepared for the UN Day of Vesak 2019 in Ha Nam province.

Social, charitable contributions of Xuan Loc Catholic community in Dong Nai

Xuan Loc Diocese in the Vietnam southern province of Dong Nai is home to over one million Catholics, accounting for 1/6 of Vietnamese Catholics and 35% of the population in the province.

Kate festival to seek UNESCO intangible cultural heritage status

This year, the central Ninh Thuan provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism will make a profile and submit it to UNESCO for recognition of the Kate festival as intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

San Chay’s ritual recognised as national intangible heritage

“Le hoi cau mua” (bumper-crop praying ceremony) of the San Chay ethnic minority group in the northern province of Thai Nguyen was granted the status of national intangible cultural heritage at a ceremony held in Tuc Tranh commune, Phu Luong district on January 5.

Duc Xuan Catholic community celebrates 50 years of establishment

Duc Xuan Community under Tan Loc parish located in Cua Lo town, Nghe An province held a ceremony for celebrating the 50th founding anniversary (1969-2019).

Wooden burial jar with bronze drum recognised as national treasure

A wooden burial jar with bronze drum discovered in Phu Chanh commune in the southern province of Binh Duong has been recognised as a national treasure by Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc.

Minh Su faith in Tien Giang holds year-end meeting

The Minh Su faith’s executive board in Tien Giang province held on January 3 a meeting to review its performance 2018 and approve working plans for 2019.

Ancient temple in Northern frontier

Located in Mong Cai city’s Hai Yen ward of Quang Ninh province, Linh Son is known as one of a few oldest and largest pagodas in the Northeastern border of Vietnam.

Management plan for My Son relic site receives approval

The People’s Committee of the central province of Quang Nam has recently approved a management plan for the My Son Relics – a World Culture Heritage site, in the 2018-2020 period, with a vision to 2030.

Ethnic culture and tourism village offers diverse activities in January

Various cultural and art activities are set to be held at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism throughout January, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said on January 3.

VBS Chapter in Bac Ninh reviews its performance 2018

The Executive Committee of the Viet Nam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Chapter in Bac Ninh province held on December 27 a meeting for reviewing its performance 2018 and mapping out plans of activities 2019.

3D bilingual film “Hung King’s temple - the sacred homeland” debuts in Phu Tho

The external affairs department in Phu Tho province has formally debuted a 3D bilingual film “Hung King’s temple - the sacred homeland” at a ceremony held on December 28.

VBS’s Sub-committee for nun affairs holds general meeting

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Sub-committee for nun affairs held on December 26 a meeting to review its activities in Ho Chi Minh city.

Additional relics obtain “national treasure” status

The Prime Minister has signed a decision to designate 22 valuable items “national treasures”.

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