NDO—The Quan The Am (Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva) Festival is taking place at the Ngu Hanh Son (Five Element Mountains) relic sites in the district of the same name in the central city of Da Nang, from March 14-16. (Mar 15, 2017)
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.
NDO/VNA – The Vietnamese community in Laos gathered in Phat Tich Pagoda in Vientiane on February 11 to celebrate the traditional Nguyen tieu (first full moon) festival, organised on the 15th day of the first lunar month.
NDO - Tens of thousands of locals in the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang as well as tourists flocked to Lam Binh district on February 11 to join the Long Tong (going to the field) festival, a unique and typical agricultural festival of the Tay ethnic minority group in the locality.
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.
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.
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.
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.