An exchange programme was held in Hanoi on April 22 to celebrate traditional new year festivals of several Asian countries.
If March marks the end of traditional festivals of the Vietnamese, April is when people from Laos are preparing to welcome their annual traditional festival, Bunpimay.
Students from Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia have met at a series of exchanges in Ho Chi Minh City on April 6 to celebrate Laos’s Bun Pi May and Cambodia’s Chol Chnam Thmay New Year Festivals.
The festival of Huong Pagoda, one of the biggest traditional festivals in Vietnam, kicked off in Huong Son commune of My Duc district, Hanoi, on February 2 (the sixth day of the Lunar New Year).
VOV.VN - The Ibaraki Day, Lantern, West Town and Hapu Village Festivals are just a few of the plethora of new year celebrations Hanoians can partake in over the TET holidays to ring in the New Lunar Year.
Traditional festivals comprising violent activities and causing chaos are to be stopped or changed, authorities and cultural managers said at a conference in Hanoi on January 10.
As many as 11 heritages, among 1,793 intangible cultural heritages in Hanoi require urgent protection.
With the spring festival season nearly upon us, Vietnam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has ordered an end to all performances that include either violent or offensive rituals, such as killing animals.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) will coordinate with provincial Departments of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Department of Culture and Communications to organise six national cultural festivals in 2017.
Vietnam is one of the important partners of Germany and the German Embassy in Vietnam will work hard to reinforce and further strengthen the relations between the two countries, a German diplomat has said.
The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak will combine its coffee festival with its gong culture festival and introduce the first of this kind in 2017.
Major mask festivals will be organized in Hanoi on September 4 and Ho Chi Minh City on September 10 to welcome the Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on the 15th day of the eighth month in lunar calendar.
Dual cultural festivals will land the northwest region in September 2016, according to the provincial People’s Committee of Yen Bai at a meeting in the locality on August 11.
VOV.VN - Hai Duong province has rich historical and cultural traditions and a number of festivals that reflect folk beliefs of the Red River Delta. Tranh Temple in Ninh Giang district is a famous and holy site.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a notice calling for public order and traffic safety during the country’s upcoming holidays this month.
The fish-worshipping festival of the central city has been recognised as one of seven National Intangible Heritage items by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Representatives from Sapporo city, capital of the Japanese Hokkaido prefecture, held a tourism promotion programme in Hanoi on March 13.
VOV.VN - Spring festivals are being held throughout Vietnam and localities are taking all necessary precautions to ensure security and order.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has more than 8,900 festivals including more than 7,000 folk festivals. They are intangible cultural heritages which have been preserved and promoted nationwide.
Authorities of the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai have devised a series of measures to preserve and promote cultural identities of ethnic minority groups, which account for over 45 percent of the locality’s population