Hanoi’s book festivals open this week

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

The Spring Book Festival 2017 opened at the Vietnamese Women’s Museum in Hanoi from March 15-19.

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Quan The Am festival takes place in Danang

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

The Quan The Am (Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva) festival, one of the country’s largest festivals, officially opened in Quan The Am Pagoda in Ngu Hanh district, the central city of Danang, on March 16.

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HCM City to hold tourism festival monthly to lure visitors

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago

The HCMC government is seeking to quickly diversify its tourism products with an aim to hold monthly events for tourists.

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Top five festivals worth discovering in northern Vietnam

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

The first month of the Lunar New Year is a perfect time for curious people to visit festivals. Following are top five festivals one should discover in northern Vietnam during this time of year, according to Vietnamplus.

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Young people criticised for behaviour at religious sites

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Trinh Hoa Binh, head of Vietnam Sociology Association has criticised young people for wearing revealing clothes at pagodas or being violent at festivals.

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Coffee festival to be held in March

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Báo điện tử CP English 1 month(s) ago 4 related news

VGP – Viet Nam, the world’s second biggest coffee producer after Brazil, will organize a national-level coffee festival from March 8-13 in its biggest coffee growing province to boost the development of the sector and export, the organizing board has announced.

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Dak Nong focuses preserving culture of ethnic minority groups

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Deputy Chairwoman of People’s Committee in the highlands province of Dak Nong Ton Nu Ngoc Hanh talked about preservation and development of culture and festivals of ethnic minority groups in the province as well as promotion for tourism on the occasion of Lieng Nung festival 2017.

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All ‘king’s seal’ issuing rites in Vietnam historically baseless: archaeologist

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Though many northern provinces hold ceremonies to grant symbolic copies of certain Vietnamese feudal kings’ seals, believed to bring fortune to recipients, one local archaeologist has asserted that these ceremonies are historically groundless.

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Bach Dang Park holds fun, food, music festivals for all ages

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

The first weekend community festival at the Bach Dang Park in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City organized by the Student Culture House promises to have lots of food, music and fun for all ages.

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Ministry staff found visiting pagoda during work hours

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The Ministry of Industry and Trade said that it will issue serious punishment to its staff that were found to have visited a pagoda during their work hours.

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Cruel traditional ceremonies criticised

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Several cultural experts have protested about a barbaric buffalo hanging ritual after a photograph depicting the killing was recently posted online from a spring festival in Yen Bai Province last year.

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President attends ploughing festival in Ha Nam

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

President Tran Dai Quang attended the annual Tich Dien (“Ploughing”) festival in Doi Son Commune, the Red River Delta province of Ha Nam on February 3, which hopes for a bumper rice harvest in 2017—the Year of the Rooster.

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Buddhist festivals open

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Thousands of Buddhists and visitors have arrived at the Huong and Bai Dinh pagodas to join the two largest spring festivals in the north which opened on February 2.

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Standout Spring Festivals

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Báo điện tử CP English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

VGP – Viet Nam has 7,966 big and small festivals, making itself as one of the most attractive destinations in the world. Let’s have a look at prominent Spring festivals in Viet Nam in order to have an insight into the country's culture.

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Northern provinces enter festive season

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

The festive season in the Northern region on the lunar New Year opens with Dong Da hillock Festival that has been kicked off on February 1 (on the 5th day of the first lunar month).

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