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Reaching consensus on compiling nomination dossier for recognizing Complex of Yen Tu Monuments and Landscape as World Heritage

Ethnic committee in Kien Giang extends congratulations to Khmer people on Sene Dolta Festival

Religious committee in An Giang presents Mid-Autumn gifts to students from disadvantaged families

Meeting on religious affairs held in Huong Khe district of Ha Tinh

Religious committee in An Giang pays visits Khmer monks on Sene Dolta Festival

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UN Human Rights Council talks about rights of people with disabilities amid climate change

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) looked into the rights of people with disabilities in the context of climate change during its 44th session in Geneva on July 8.

Hoa Hao Buddhism marks 81st founding anniversary

The Hoa Hao Buddhist Church’s Central Executive Committee held a ceremony in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on July 8 to mark the sect’s 81st founding anniversary, attended by Buddhists from 18 cities and provinces nationwide.

Consecration of Buddha statues and inauguration of Buddhist Sanctum in Kon Tum

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Executive Committee in Kon Tum province held on June 30 a ceremony for consecration of three Buddha statues and inauguration of the main worshipping temple of Khanh Son pagoda located in the province’s Sa Thay district.

Construction of first Vietnamese Buddhist center in Sri Lanka started

The construction of the first Vietnamese Buddhist pagoda in Sri Lanka, called “Vietnam International Meditation Center”, was kicked off at the ground-breaking ceremony held in Ampakotte, Digana on July 4.

VFF leader congratulates Hoa Hao Buddhism anniversary

Vice President and Secretary General of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Hầu A Lềnh visited and congratulated the Central Executive Committee of the Hoa Hao Buddhist Church in the Southern province of An Giang on July 6, on the occasion of the 81st founding anniversary of Hoa Hao Buddhism (the 18th day of the fifth lunar month).

Nguyen Tieu Festival becomes part of national intangible cultural heritage

The administration of Ho Chi Minh City’s District 5 held a ceremony on July 5 to commemorate the issuing of a certificate to recognise the Nguyen Tieu Festival of the Chinese community as the national intangible cultural heritage.

Sam Son fish worshipping festival 2020

The fish worshipping festival in Thanh Hoa province’s Sam Son city took place on July 4-5 in Lach Hoi Seaport with a wide range of activities, drawing thousands of locals and visitors.

Rain praying ritual of the Cham Brahman in Ninh Thuan

The Cham Brahman community in Ninh Thuan schedule to organize the rain praying ceremony at three temples of Po Klaung Garai, Po Rame and Po Inu Nugar on July 26-28.

Quang Binh province honors practical contributions of Catholic communities

The Committee for Solidarity of Vietnamese Catholics (CSVC)  in Quang Binh province held on July 2 a meeting to honor “Good People, Good Deeds” in Catholic communities for 2015-2020 period.

Dong Thap province relic site honors father of President Ho Chi Minh

The complex honoring Nguyễn Sinh Sắc – the father of President Ho Chi Minh – in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap was recognized as a national relic site in 1992. The site is in Pham Huu Lau street, Cao Lanh city.

Islam community in An Giang convenes fourth congress

The Islam Community in An Giang province successfully held its fourth congress for the 2020-2025 tenure on July 1-2 at NekMah temple located in Tan Chau district’s Chau Phong commune.

Hoa Hao Buddhist community in Dong Thap reviews six-month implementation of environmental protection program

The Executive Board of Hoa Hao Buddhism in Thanh Binh district’s Thanh Binh town of Dong Thap province has reviewed the six-month implementation of a program on environmental protection launched in the locality.

Religions in Vietnam are completely protected

The US Department of State has issued a Report on International Religious Freedom 2019 giving inaccurate, unverified information about the situation in Vietnam. Vietnamese religious dignitaries and followers are disappointed about the report and insist that in Vietnam, religious practices and freedom of religion and belief are ensured. Religious followers have contributed to upholding social morality and traditions of humanity and compassion.

Seminar on Muslim community in Vietnam held in An Giang

An Giang provincial Committee for Religious Affairs in collaboration with the Institute of Religious Studies under the Vietnam Academy for Social Sciences held on June 30, 2020 a seminar on the Muslim community in Vietnam.

Caodai parish in Ben Tre holds general meeting

The management board of Binh Thoi parish under Verity Caodai Church in Ben Tre province’s Dinh Dai district held the 5th general meeting for 2020-2025 tenure at its orator on June 29.

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