When a new lunar year arrives, many family clans and residential areas nationwide organize activities to honor individuals who have achieved outstanding academic results during the year and encourage them to continue learning.
PSNews – Hundreds of police officers deployed to ensure security and order during the First Full Moon Festival in Cho Lon, Ho Chi Minh City, where thousands of people joined a grand marching and celebration.
Boat operators have been loading as many as 40 people on small boats as visitors flocked to Huong Pagoda Festival in Hanoi during the weekend.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has requested the northern province of Vinh Phuc to tighten control over the organising of the Hai Luu buffalo fighting festival in the local district of Song Lo.
PSNews – The traditional wrestling festival was held on February 21-2 (or January 6 of the Lunar calendar) in Thu Le village, Sia town, Quang Dien district, Thua Thien – Hue to celebrate the Lunar New Year.
A cherry blossom festival will return to Tuyen Lam Lake in Da Lat city of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong from January 26-28.
PSNews – 3-day German-style Christmas fair and concerts officially opens in Cua Bac Church, Hanoi.
A festival featuring the worship of Mother Goddesses will bring many folk artists from across the nation to Hanoi on November 9-13.
PSNews – People in Hanoi will have opportunity to enjoy Ha Giang ethnic groups’ tourism and cultural space and specialties in a program from October 27 to 29, in Ly Thai To Flowery Garden, Hanoi.
PSNews-20 bilingual students from Dien Bien Primary School were invited to the French Embassy in Vietnam to make moon cakes with the Ambassador to Vietnam Bertrand Lortholary on September 29.
The first National Festival of Dao Ethnic Culture wrapped up in the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang on September 30.
Ho Chi Minh City’s Youth Social Work Centre is organising entertainment programmes for children, especially disadvantaged kids on the outskirts of the city and the provinces of An Giang, Tay Ninh and Binh Phuoc to enjoy the Mid-autumn Festival which falls on October 4 this year.
PSNews-On August 19, the “Tourism Festival - Ninh Kieu Flower Garlands and Colorful Lanterns Night” (Festival) was officially opened at Can Tho Pedestrian Bridge (Ben Ninh Kieu area, Can Tho city), attracting thousands of visitors.
PSNews- The Hoi An – Japan cultural exchange 2017 has offered local people and tourists from Japan and all over the world a chance to enjoy, experience and participate in various artistic and cultural activities imbued with the precious spiritual values of Hoi An – Japan’s culture and history and traditions.
PSNews-On July 7, the Municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the People’s Committee of Can Tho organized the “Cai Rang Floating Market Cultural Festival”, attracting some 30,000 tourists.
Visitors to the Culture-Tourism Village of Ethnic Groups near the capital will next month experience activities featuring the traditional cultures and customs of the ethnic minorities in the Central Highlands.
PSNews-On the evening of June 11, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in collaboration with the Quang Nam Provincial People’s Committee opened The Cultural Exchange and Lunar New Year’s Pole Setting up Ritual Festival of ethnic groups in Vietnam themed “Cultural Features of Mountainous Quang Nam” in Tay Giang District, Quang Nam.
Children from ASEAN member countries and the bloc’s partner countries are joining together in a festival in Hanoi, hosted by the Vietnam Television (VTV) from May 29-June 4.
PSNews-24 pairs of ox competed in a fierce but interesting race, entertaining thousands of local people from An Giang and neighboring provinces.
A festival for practices related to folk beliefs in Mother Goddess of Forest will debut at Dong Cuong Temple in northern Yen Bai province on May 20-21 in celebration of Visit Vietnam Year 2017 – Lao Cai – Northwest.