Exhibition on Doan Ngo festival opens in Hanoi

Exhibition on Doan Ngo festival opens in Hanoi

NDO – An exhibition on the history of the Doan Ngo festival from past to present kicked off at the Thang Long - Hanoi Heritage Conservation Centre, in Hanoi, on May 24, as part of activities to celebrate the Doan Ngo festival and International Children’s Day (June 1). The event aims to help preserve traditional customs and educate the younger generation. (May 25, 2019 12:55:28)

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NDO - Colourful lanterns were lit up at the Tam Chuc Temple Buddhist Cultural Centre on the night of May 13 in a ritual to pray for peace as part of the UN Day of Vesak 2019 hosted by Vietnam. 

Hunting clouds on Ta Xua peak

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NDO – Ta Xua commune in Bac Yen district, Son la province, has risen to become an attractive tourist destination for adventure lovers by offering a breath-taking conquest of “the dinosaur spine” on the top of Ta Xua peak. 

Tam Chuc brightens up as UN Day of Vesak opens

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NDO - The UN Day of Vesak formally opened on May 12 at the Tam Chuc Temple Buddhist Cultural Complex, in Vietnam’s northern province of Ha Nam, with the attendance of PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc, the President of Myanmar, the Nepalese PM, the Indian Vice President and thousands of Vietnamese and foreign delegates. 

Thanh Toan tile-roofed bridge in Hue

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NDO – Located in the peaceful setting of Thanh Thuy Chanh village, Thanh Toan tile-roofed bridge is one of the oldest bridges with the most beautiful architecture in Vietnam. The bridge is also considered a typical destination to view the peaceful image of Hue. 

Exploring Tam Chuc Pagoda, host of UN Day of Vesak 2019

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NDO – The Tam Chuc Buddhist Cultural Complex, covering nearly 5,100ha in Ba Sao town, Kim Bang district, in the Northern province of Ha Nam, is one of the largest Buddhist Cultural Complexes in Vietnam and was selected to host the UN Day of Vesak 2019 (Buddha's Birthday, Enlightenment and Passing Away).  

Hanoi streets bright with purple crape-myrtle flowers

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NDO – In May when the sound of cicadas signals the advent of summer, giant purple crape-myrtle flowers (known as bang lang) bloom in many streets of Hanoi.  

Quang Binh – an attractive tourist destination in Central Vietnam

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