Cua Ong Temple Festival recognised as intangible national cultural heritage

Cua Ong Temple Festival recognised as intangible national cultural heritage

NDO—A ceremony was held on February 28 by the Cam Pha City People’s Committee in the northern province of Quang Ninh to receive a certificate of merit recognising Cua Ong Temple Festival as a part of the nation’s intangible cultural heritage. (Feb 28, 2017)


Hoi An to celebrate lunar New Year’s full moon day

  Feb 11, 2017
NDO/VNA—A series of cultural activities will take place in the ancient town of Hoi An during the annual Nguyen Tieu (the full moon of the first lunar month of the year) Festival from February 12-15.  

Seal-opening ceremony opens at Tran Temple in Nam Dinh

  Feb 11, 2017
NDO – The traditional seal-opening ceremony was held on the night of February 10 (the fourteenth day of the first month of the lunar calendar) at Tran Temple Complex, Loc Vuong Ward, Nam Dinh City.  

Tan Vien Son Thanh festival opens in Ba Vi

  Feb 10, 2017
NDO/ VNA – The Tan Vien Son Thanh (Tan Vien Mountain Saint) festival is underway in Minh Quang commune apart of Hanoi’s outlying district of Ba Vi from February 8-10. 

Thai Binh: Festival commemorates Kings of Tran dynasty

  Feb 10, 2017
NDO – The 2017 Tran Temple festival opened on the evening of February 9 in Hung Ha district, Thai Binh province to commemorate the Kings of the Tran dynasty (1225-1400), the most brilliant reigning monarch in Vietnamese history. 

Lim Festival spotlights love duet singing

  Feb 09, 2017
NDO/VNA—A large number of local people and visitors have flocked to Tien Du District in the northern province of Bac Ninh to attend the Lim Festival, which is dedicated to quan ho (love duet singing) recognised as the world’s intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO. 

Festival promotes Thai Nguyen tea products

  Feb 09, 2017
NDO/VNA—The annual Spring Tea Festival was opened in the city of Thai Nguyen, capital of the northern province of the same name, on the 12th day of the first lunar month (February 8), drawing crowds of domestic and foreign visitors. 

2017 Da Nang International Fireworks Festival to last nearly two months

  Feb 09, 2017
NDO—The 2017 Da Nang International Fireworks Competition will be made into a nearly two-month festival taking place from April 29 to June 24 with assorted activities rather than a two-day competition as in previous years. 

HCM City to hold Ao Dai festival in March

  Feb 08, 2017
NDO/VNA—The HCM City People’s Committee has scheduled the fourth ao dai (traditional long dress) festival for March 3-17. 

Unique breeding fertility festival in Phu Tho Province

  Feb 08, 2017
NDO/VNA—On the 11th day of the first lunar month every year, locals from Tu Xa Commune, Lam Thao District in the northern province of Phu Tho, celebrate the Tro Tram festival, to honour beliefs in breeding fertility. It is a unique cultural feature of the local population. 

Fish praying festival in Thua Thien-Hue

  Feb 07, 2017
NDO – A festival to pray for a good fishing harvest, known as the Cau Ngu Festival, kicked off at Thai Duong Ha village, Hai Duong commune, Huong Tra town, in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on February 7.  

Yen Tu Spring Festival opens in Quang Ninh

  Feb 06, 2017
NDO—The 2017 Yen Tu Spring Festival opened at Trinh Pagoda at the Yen Tu historical site in Uong Bi City, Quang Ninh Province on February 6, drawing tens of thousands of visitors, Buddhist monks, nuns and followers across the country.  

Fishermen in Mekong River Delta celebrate Whale Worshipping Festival

  Feb 06, 2017
NDO – Tens of thousands of fishermen in cities and provinces across the Mekong River Delta region flocked to Bac Lieu province to attend the traditional Whale Worshipping Festival, which opened in Vinh Thinh commune, Hoa Binh district on February 5. 

Mong ethnic cultural festival kicks off

  Feb 05, 2017
NDO - The 3rd Mong Ethnic Cultural Festival 2017 officially kicked off at the Central Stadium of Meo Vac district, Ha Giang province on February 4.  

Traditional festivals joyfully observed throughout the country

  Feb 04, 2017
NDO—Tay ethnic community in Tuyen Quang Province celebrated their traditional Long Tong (“Going to the Field”) on February 4.