Despite accusations of barbarism, the Pig Slaughter Festival went ahead in Bac Ninh province’s Nem Thuong village, Van Nguyen writes.
(VOV) - “Huong sac Tra Xuan” (Colour of Spring Tea) Festival kicked off on March 1 in the northern province of Thai Nguyen - the largest area under green tea trees.
(VOV) - The reverberating sounds of Central Highland gongs were a cherished highlight at the 2015 Chingay Parade that got underway on the evening of February 27 in Singapore with more than 100,000 visitors lining the city streets.
Vietnam’s signature red-and-golden-star flag, traditional long dress (ao dai) and folk music were featured in the Grand Parade of the Limassol Carnival in the Republic of Cyprus on February 22.
(VOV) - Le Tich Dien or the Ceremonial Ploughing Festival took place in the northern province of Ha Nam on February 25.
(VOV) - For centuries, tens of thousands have gathered at Dong Ky village in the northern province of Bac Ninh each New Year to celebrate the traditional firecracker festival on the 4th to the 6th day of the first lunar month.
(VOV) - January and February are the most exciting months of the year in Vietnam with a variety of festivals organized throughout the nation on the occasion paying homage to Buddha, ancestors and praying for good fortune.
The 7th Danang International Fireworks Competition (DIFC) 2015 will take place in the central city on April 28-29, the municipal People’s Committee announced on January 30.
(VOV) -A number of artists from the Vietnam National Music Song and Dance Theatre will represent the country at the Chingay parade – one of Asia’s grandest parades set for February 27-28 in Singapore.
The 7th National Games was officially kicked off in Thien Truong Stadium in Nam Dinh city, northern Nam Dinh province on December 6.
The National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC), in cooperation with AIA Vietnam and the Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho, launched the “Life’s Journey” programme on November 6 to raise funds to buy bicycles for the city’s disadvantaged children.
(VOV) -Business and community leaders from Hoi An City are heading to Osaka, Japan to participate in the 12th Hoi An-Japan cultural exchange from October 18-19 as part of the 41st Sakai Festival.
Hanoi will hold the fourth dragon dance festival this Saturday, as part of a series of cultural activities to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the city's liberation on October 10.
The first ever lighting show of boat parade, themed “Vibrant Ho Chi Minh City” held at Saigon Harbour on September 9 night, greatly impressed tourist officials and travel agents from regional countries who are in the city for the 10th International Travel Expo (ITE).
(VOV) - Hundreds of giant lanterns were on parade through major streets in the northern mountain city of Tuyen Quang on September 7, celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival.