Tag: "festivals"

Vietnamese join Lao celebrating Bunpimay

Vietnamese join Lao celebrating Bunpimay

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.

Huong Pagoda festival attracts crowds

Huong Pagoda festival attracts crowds

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).

4 ways to celebrate TET holidays in Hanoi

4 ways to celebrate TET holidays in Hanoi

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.

Harmful Vietnamese festival practices banned

Harmful Vietnamese festival practices banned

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.

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