People in different cities and provinces throughout Vietnam turned off power for an hour on March 29 night and partook in an array of activities in observance of the global Earth Hour 2015 campaign.
Craft workers from traditional villages nationwide will gather in the former imperial capital city of Hue to display their handiwork over five festive days at the Hue Traditional Craft Festival.
Thousands of people in Saigon and tourists have flocked to District 5 in HCM City to participate in the Tet Nguyen Tieu Festival of the Chinese community in Cho Lon.
In Vietnam, festivals are usually held in the spring. They each have their own characteristics and values, but are always directed towards a sacred entity enshrined as national heroes who fight foreign invaders, are founders of traditional trades, and who kill wild beasts to protect the people.
A palanquin parade kicked off the long-awaited Tran Temple Festival on March 1 in northern Nam Dinh province.
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.