NDO—A series of economic and cultural events will be held in Central Highlands this March, announced the Central Highlands Steering Committee at a press conference held in Buon Ma Thuot City, Dak Lak Province on March 6. (Mar 07, 2017)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.