VOV.VN - Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, few people go to the pagoda in Hanoi capital during the Vu Lan festival of Buddhist followers to honour parents.
Vietnamese expatriates in Laos on September 2 gathered at a Vu Lan festival at Phat Tich pagoda in Vientiane to express their deep gratitude towards parents.
Politburo member and Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh on August 30 visited and extended greetings to leaders of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) on the occasion of the Vu Lan Festival 2020.
The Executive Council of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) has requested VBS provincial and municipal executive boards, training establishments, and places of worship to organise Vu Lan Festival 2020 in the virtual form amid the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19.
An art performance honouring filial piety and Buddhist philosophy will take place at the Hanoi Opera House on August 16.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Buddhist community joined together at pagodas and temples throughout Vietnam in order to honour their parents and ancestors to mark the Buddhist festival of Vu Lan.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Buddhist Academy in Hanoi hosted thousands of Buddhist followers as they gathered between August 11-13 to celebrate the Vu Lan Festival, also known as the All Souls Festival, which runs annually on the 15th day of the seventh lunar month.
VOV.VN - An art show co-organised by VTC Digital Television and Gia Dinh Vietnam newspaper, also known as Vietnam family, was held in Hanoi on August 12 to celebrate the Vu Lan Festival.
VOV.VN - The Vu Lan Festival opened on August 11 with thousands of Buddhists flocking to the Kim Son-Lac Hong Pagoda in the northern province of Hoa Binh to honour their parents and ancestors.
VOV.VN - Song Ho commune in the northern province of Bac Ninh has turned into a hive of activity as local residents hurry to produce votive objects which will meet the high demand of customers during Ghost Month, the seventh month of the Lunar Calendar.
VOV.VN - Thousands of Buddhist followers gathered together on August 10 in and around the Ngu Hanh Son, also known as Marble Mountain, relic site to celebrate the Vu Lan Festival, also known as the All Souls Festival, which is held annually on the 15th day of the seventh lunar month.
An inauguration ceremony for the main hall of the Truc Lam-Phuong Hoang Zen Monastery in Nham Son commune, Yen Dung district, the northern province of Bac Giang, was held on August 29, with thousands of Buddhist followers in attendance.
Vietnamese expatriates in Laos and India held grand ceremonies to mark the Buddhist Vu Lan Festival on August 25.
The vegetarian food segment has been attracting a great deal of attention from businesses in recent years and gradually satisfied the tastes of customers.
Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers will hold the Wine Dinner event on September 13.
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.
Overseas Vietnamese in Laos held a Vu Lan festival in the central province of Savannakhet on September 2 to express their deep gratitude towards parents.
The Executive Board of the Buddhist Sangha of the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum will offer over 2,000 gifts to disadvantaged people on the occasion of the major Buddhist festival, Vu Lan (Ullambana).
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.
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.