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Mother Goddess rituals festival takes place in Hue

Mother Goddess rituals festival takes place in Hue

A Mother Goddess ritual worshipping festival started on August 18 at the Hon Chen Temple, a monument built by the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945) kings hundreds of years ago in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.

Numerous festivals kick off amid Tet atmosphere

Numerous festivals kick off amid Tet atmosphere

The Bai Dinh Pagoda Festival officially opened in Gia Vien district in the northern province of Ninh Binh on February 21 (the sixth day of the first lunar month), with the attendance of Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.

Foreign diplomats attend Dao Mau ritual in Vietnam

Foreign diplomats attend Dao Mau ritual in Vietnam

VOV.VN -An estimated 25 foreign diplomats in Vietnam have attended a Dao Mau (or Mother Goddess) ceremony paying homage to the deities that have power over all natural phenomena – droughts, floods, favourable weather and disasters.

Ancient spirit possession ritual debuts in West Lake

Ancient spirit possession ritual debuts in West Lake

VOV.VN - On the afternoon of December 25, the ancient ritual Hau dong, a spirit possession ritual of the Mother Goddess religion, recognized as an intangible cultural heritage, debuted at West Lake in Hanoi.

Mother Goddess worship reflects the Vietnamese folk culture

Mother Goddess worship reflects the Vietnamese folk culture

VOV.VN - Mother Goddess worship, or Dao Mau, was recognized as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity at a UNESCO conference in Ethiopia, on December 1st. This folk belief embodying the Vietnamese folk culture has stood the test of time.

Workshop updates information on ASEAN, UNESCO

Workshop updates information on ASEAN, UNESCO

The Ministry of Information and Communications hosted a workshop in Hanoi on October 28 to update the Hanoi-based press outlets and information and communications officials in the north on ASEAN and UNESCO.

Vietnamese water puppet’s design and manipulation

Vietnamese water puppet’s design and manipulation

VOV.VN - Vietnamese water puppetry is a unique folk art, believed to be more than 1000 years old. A guide book says “Not watching a performance of water puppetry means not visiting Vietnam yet.”

Chau van ritual singing artists given folk awards

Chau van ritual singing artists given folk awards

As many as 11 artists who perform and teach the art of chau van (ritual) singing and dancing have been awarded "Folk Artisan" title by the Vietnam Folk Arts and Literature Association.

Experts warn of losing touch with mediumship

Experts warn of losing touch with mediumship

Researchers have been working to find a way to protect and preserve authentic hau dong, a medium ritual used in the northern religion of Dao Mau, which worships the Vietnamese deity of Mother Goddess.

Hanoi to fete divine mothers

Hanoi to fete divine mothers

Mother Goddess worshippers, as well as those curious about the practice, can enjoy performances dedicated to the deities at a cultural festival in the capital next month.