Officials of the Steering Committee for the Southwestern Region congratulated Khmer ethnic people on their traditional Sene Dolta festival while visiting Theravada Buddhist pagodas in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long on September 14.
VOV.VN -Khmer pagodas host both religious ceremonies and non-religious cultural activities. Today we’ll visit some pagodas in Soc Trang province, which is home to a large population of Khmer people.
Khmer ethnic people in southern Vietnam are set to benefit from more support in educational, training, cultural, medical and religious affairs in the future.
VOV.VN -Wearing a glittering silk tunic, sequinned top and an elaborate golden headdress, Truong Thi May looked exquisite performing the centuries old traditional Khmer Apsara Dance.
A get-together was held in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh on April 8 to celebrate the traditional Chol Chnam Thmay New Year festival, one of the most important festivals of the year for the Khmer people.
Most Venerable Thich Thien Nhon, President of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha Executive Council, has extended his wishes to Khmer people and Buddhist dignitaries on their traditional New Year, Chol Chnam Thmay.
Home to the largest number of Khmer people in the Mekong Delta, Soc Trang province has recently been celebrating the traditional Chol Chnam Thmay New Year festival.
VOV.VN -A visit to the Chau Doc floating village in An Giang Province is truly a fascinating excursion, providing provocative insight into the lives of the Khmer people, one of the oldest ethnic groups in Vietnam.
A host of events were scheduled to celebrate ethnic Khmer people’s Ok-Om-Bok (worshipping the moon) festival in southern Tra Vinh province from November 20 to 25.
The ethnic Khmer people in the Mekong Delta will celebrate Ooc-om-bok Festival, one of their most important traditional festivals, on November 25-26.
Leaders of Can Tho visited and gave gifts to Khmer revolutionists, and Buddhist dignitaries and followers at the Association for the Solidarity of Patriotic Buddhist Monks headquarters in the Mekong Delta city on October 12 for the Sene Dolta Festival.
About 400 Khmer people in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh attended a get-together on October 10 to celebrating their traditional Sene Dolta Festival, one of their largest festivals in a year.
Chhay-dam drum dancing, an indispensible part of Khmer festivals in the southern province of Tay Ninh, has been listed as a national intangible cultural heritage.
A delegation from the Vietnam Fatherland Front, led by its Vice President Le Ba Trinh, paid visits to the monks at Prek On Dot Pagoda and the Khmer people of the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang on September 8 to express congratulatory wishes on the occasion of the Sene Dolta Festival 2014.
The southern provinces of Bac Lieu, SocTrang and TraVinh on April 10 held get-togethers for Khmer people ahead of their traditional Chol Chnam Thmay (New Year) festival, which falls annually in mid-April.
(VOV) - Buddhist nuns, monks and followers across the country along with those from Tu Nghiem and Duoc Su pagodas have donated more than US$17,000 to build a school for poor Vietnamese people living in Cambodia.
The Party and State have continued promulgating numerous preferential policies to improve the material and spiritual lives of Khmer people and other ethnic minority groups.
Many southern localities have held various activities to mark the Khmer community’s traditional Chol Chnam Thmay festival.
A 34-member Cambodian art troupe will entertain audiences with traditional songs and dances at the 2012 Cambodian Culture Week in Vietnam from October 25-31.
(VOV) - A delegation of the Steering Committee for Southwest region on October 9 visited and congratulated Khmer people in the Mekong delta city of Can Tho on the occasion of Sene Dolta Festival 2012.