The 12th culture, sport and tourism festival of the Khmer ethnic people in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang is taking place in Go Quao township, Go Quao district from November 21 to 23, attracting thousands of visitors.
A Ngo boat race (similar to the sport of dragon boating) took place on Long Binh river of the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh on November 21, part of the traditional Ooc Om Bok Festival of the Khmer people.
Ooc Om Bok Festival, also called the Festival of Worshiping the Moon, will take place in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang from November 16-22, with various activities to celebrate the traditional Khmer festival.
The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh recently launched the construction of a Khmer cultural and tourism village at a total cost of VND25.8 billion (US$1.12 million).
The annual Bay Nui (Seven Mountains) Ox Racing Festival kicked off on October 8 in Tinh Bien district, the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, attracting thousands of people.
The third Ooc-Om-Bok Festival (moon worship festival) of the Mekong Delta will take place from October 28-November 3, according to the event’s organising board.
The ethic Khmer people in the southern province of Soc Trang are looking forward to their traditional Ok Om Bok festival from November 13-14, particularly the Ghe Ngo (Khmer boat) race.
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.
(VOV) - Ang, Vinh Trang and Dat Set (Clay) temples in Vietnam’s southwestern region attract a large number of visitors to their unique architectures.
The Steering Committee for the Southwest Region and leaders of the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long visited a number of local pagodas on September 17 on the occasion of the Sene Dolta Festival, a Khmer holiday to honour ancestors.
A delegation from the Steering Committee for the Southwest region on September 30 visited and presented gifts to monks at a number of Khmer pagodas and families in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang, celebrating Sene Dolta Festival.