•  Lim Festival in Bac Ninh

    Lim Festival in Bac Ninh

    25/04/2012 04:07

    "Quan Ho" is a special folk song of Kinh Bac Province, now called Bac Ninh Province. The festival takes place on Lim Hill where the Lim Pagoda is located. This pagoda is where Mr. Hieu Trung Hau, the man who invented Quan Ho, is worshiped. The Lim Festival takes place every year on 13th day...

  • Khau Vai Love Market Festival in Ha Giang- Expressing the beauty and power of love

    Khau Vai Love Market Festival in Ha Giang- Expressing the beauty and power of love

    25/04/2012 02:24

    Khau Vai commune, located in Meo Vac district, the northernmost province of Ha Giang, is home to ethnic minority groups of Giay, Nung and Muong. The love market festival is held on lunar March 26 th and 27 th with the participation of a large number of locals. The festival features food...

  • A traditional wedding ceremony of Cham ethnic group

    A traditional wedding ceremony of Cham ethnic group

    18/04/2012 03:10

    In Vietnamese culture , wedding is one of three most important things to do all one’s life, including getting married, having children and building the house. Getting married is considered as a top priority and Vietnam has 54 different ethnic groups so wedding ceremonies are also held...

  • Animal slaughter during Vietnam festival draws netizens’ ire

    Animal slaughter during Vietnam festival draws netizens’ ire

    10/02/2012 02:39

    Gory images of pigs being slaughtered at a festival held recently in the northern province of Bac Ninh have drawn strong protests from netizens after they were posted online, a Tuoi Tre newspaper report said on February 4. In fact, a Facebook page was created to generate support for...

  • 1700-year-old UNESCO heritage nears collapse

    1700-year-old UNESCO heritage nears collapse

    07/02/2012 03:04

    My Son Sanctuary in Quang Nam, which was recognized as UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage in 1999 is falling apart at a rapid speed, Phap Luat Newspaper reported Thursday. A temple in fourth-century My Son Sanctuary , Photo: Tuoitre The 1700-year-old site which boasts a...

  • Yen Tu Spring Festival opens in Quang Ninh Province

    Yen Tu Spring Festival opens in Quang Ninh Province

    04/02/2012 01:24

    Celebrations for the spring festival began with a religious ceremony that saw more than 100 Buddhist dignitaries, monks, nuns and followers joining in to offer incense to King Tran Nhan Tong, who ruled the country from 1279 until 1293 and later renounced the throne for a devout life...

  • Hue Festival features foreign performers

    Hue Festival features foreign performers

    01/02/2012 09:58

    A performance in Hue city Festival 2010, Photo: VNA Three of the troupes, Carabosse fire performers, Combo Box jazz concert and Ego street festival come from France. The festival, themed “Cultural Heritage with Integration and Development -The Rendezvous of Historical...

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