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Vietnam bans animal slaughter at violent spring festivals

Vietnam bans animal slaughter at violent spring festivals

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.

Six national cultural festivals to be held in 2017

Six national cultural festivals to be held in 2017

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.

Embassy works to forge Vietnam-Germany ties

Embassy works to forge Vietnam-Germany ties

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.

Dual cultural festivals in northwest region

Dual cultural festivals in northwest region

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.

Tranh temple and the story of the Tranh River Genie

Tranh temple and the story of the Tranh River Genie

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.

Fish festivals declared intangible heritage

Fish festivals declared intangible heritage

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.

Ensuring security for spring festivals

Ensuring security for spring festivals

VOV.VN - Spring festivals are being held throughout Vietnam and localities are taking all necessary precautions to ensure security and order.

Spring festivals in northern Vietnam

Spring festivals in northern Vietnam

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.

Gia Lai works hard to preserve ethnic cultural identities

Gia Lai works hard to preserve ethnic cultural identities

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

PM requests traffic safety on New Year festivals

PM requests traffic safety on New Year festivals

The Prime Minister sent a dispatch to the Vietnam Fatherland Front, ministries and local People’s Committees requiring drastic measures to be taken to ensure traffic safety and order during the New Year, lunar New Year (Tet) festivals and the upcoming 12th National Party Congress.

4 music festivals in December you need to attend

4 music festivals in December you need to attend

(VOV) -The fall festival season has finally arrived and Heineken has four music concerts coming up in December in big cities across Vietnam that should appeal to a wide range of interests.

Ethnic groups gather to celebrate

Ethnic groups gather to celebrate

Vietnam Cultural Heritage Week will be held at the Culture Tourism Village of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups in Ba Vi District on the outskirts of Hanoi from November 15-23.

World’s famous DJ to perform in Vietnam

World’s famous DJ to perform in Vietnam

(VOV) - Two world’s renowned DJ, Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike from Belgium will perform at Hypersonic Music festival in Ho Chi Minh City on November 27.