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Beautiful, emotional pictures of Le Vu Lan festival

Beautiful, emotional pictures of Le Vu Lan festival

VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Buddhist community welcomed the gods into their presence today (September 5) at pagodas and temples throughout Vietnam in celebrations to honour parents, both living and those who have followed the sun.

Eastin Grand Hotel introduces Vu Lan Festival favorites

Eastin Grand Hotel introduces Vu Lan Festival favorites

Eastin Grand Hotel in Phu Nhuan District, HCMC will have a special vegetarian cuisine program at its Tung Garden restaurant on level 1 of the hotel in honor of the Vu Lan festival, a special time for people to express their gratitude to their parents.

Best-selling items during Vu Lan Festival

Best-selling items during Vu Lan Festival

VOV.VN - Fruits, flowers, joss paper, votive objects, vegetarian food, and Buddhist clothing, just to name a few, are best-selling products during Vu Lan (Parents' Day) and Xa Toi Vong Nhan (Wandering Soul’s Day) festival.

Overseas Vietnamese in Thailand observe Vu Lan festival

Overseas Vietnamese in Thailand observe Vu Lan festival

Vietnamese Buddhist followers in Thailand held the Vu Lan (Ullambana) festival to pray for prosperity and to commemorate fallen heroes at Canh Phuoc (Wat Samananamborihan) pagoda in Bangkok on August 27.

US Ambassador observes Vu Lan Festival

US Ambassador observes Vu Lan Festival

VOV.VN - US Ambassador Ted Osius on August 17 attended prayer ceremonies at the Kim Lien Pagoda in Hanoi’s Tay Ho District on the occasion of the Vu Lan Festival (All Souls Festival) on the 15th day of 7th lunar month.

Popular items people buy for ‘ghost month’

Popular items people buy for ‘ghost month’

VOV.VN - Vietnamese people typically refrain from buying during ‘ghost month’ (the seventh month of the Lunar Calendar), however, here are some of the more popular items they purchase during the festive season.

‘I Love You Mom’ Ao Dai Collection

‘I Love You Mom’ Ao Dai Collection

VOV.VN - Fashion designer Minh Chau has created a special Ao Dai Collection to present as gifts to beloved mothers on the occasion of the Vu Lan festival (or Vietnamese Mother’s Day), which falls on 15th day of the seventh month of the Lunar Calendar.

Buddhist celebrate Vu Lan Festival

Buddhist celebrate Vu Lan Festival

VOV.VN - The Vu Lan Festival has opened on August 11 with thousands of Buddhist followers flocking to the Kim Son Pagoda Lac Hong to show their appreciation and gratitude for their parents and ancestors.

Hanoi’s best restaurants for vegetarian food

Hanoi’s best restaurants for vegetarian food

VOV.VN - A new generation of restaurants featuring meat-free menus has left vegetarians in Hanoi spoiled for choice during the Vu Lan festival, a time when many people traditionally eat meatless.

Vegetarian cuisine at Saigontourist

Vegetarian cuisine at Saigontourist

Some hotels and restaurants of the Saigontourist Holding Company have launched vegetarian cuisine programs on the occasion of the seventh lunar month (which falls in August 2016).

Vu Lan festival to be recognized

Vu Lan festival to be recognized

Le Vu Lan (Filial Piety ceremony, or Ghost festival) may soon be recognised as a national festival of Vietnamese culture. The Centre for Religious Cultural Heritage Preservation has submitted the festival to the State for recognising.

Buddhist artifacts exhibited in Danang

Buddhist artifacts exhibited in Danang

(VOV) -More than 150 Buddhist artifacts spanining the 7th to the 20th centuries are currently on display at an exhibition in the central city of Danang.