Vietnam National Wide Festival

Tet Nguyen Tieu

Tet Nguyen Tieu

After the Lunar New Year (Tet Nguyen Dan), there will be a big festival of Tet Nguyen Tieu. Chinese people and Vietnamese people in the Cho Lon area of Ho Chi Minh City welcome a big festival with colorful lantern and drum sound. Nguyen Tieu is considered the traditional cultural festival which is held annually [...]
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Mid-Autumn Festival

Mid-Autumn Festival

Mid-autumn festival is called Tet Trung Thu in Vietnam. It is organized in the middle of the Autumn which is the eighth lunar month of the year. Mid-autumn festival is the festival of the children. From the beginning of the month, people have prepared for the festival with colorful and different shape lanterns. Moon cakes [...]
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Vu Lan Festival

Vu Lan Festival

Honoring: Showing gratitude to parents, ancestors. Time: 15th of seventh lunar month. Location: In the pagodas Feature: Vu Lan celebration is at the same time with Vietnamese all Soul’s day. Origin Vu Lan ceremony is the festival of Buddism in 15th of seventh lunar month. The purpose of this ceremony is to wish for the [...]
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Lunar new year (Tết Nguyên Đán)

Lunar new year (Tết Nguyên Đán)

Honoring: Grandparent, Kin, and Ancestor. Scale: Nation-wide. Time: The 30th day of the twelfth lunar month of the previous year to the 3rd day of the first lunar month of the new year. Feature: Biggest national festival – The whole people take part in. Origin Tết Nguyên Đán, more commonly known as Tet in Vietnam, [...]
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    North Vietnam Festival

    Yen Phu Communal House Festival

    Yen Phu Communal House Festival

    Yen Phu communal house festival is a historical and cultural vestige which is listed in national vestiges since 1986. This is the only communal house in Hanoi to be built in the later half of 17th century. The communal house is not built like others. There is a gold inlaid palanquin in the house and [...]
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    Buffalo Fighting Festival in Phu Tho Province

    Buffalo Fighting Festival in Phu Tho Province

    The buffalo fighting of Phu Ninh district (Phu Tho province) is not only the oldest but holding deep traditional features of Hung Vuong era with the spirit of sportsmanship, and it is also the ritual to wish for proper climate and nice crop. On 16, 17th of second lunar month, Phu Ninh district will hold [...]
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    Mach Lung Temple Festival

    Mach Lung Temple Festival

    Mieu Mach Lung (Mach Lung Temple) is located in the hill of 30,000sqm in Mach Lung hamlet, Dai Mach commune, Dong Anh district, Hanoi. The temple worships three Kings in the King Hung XVIII: Minh Lao Hung Dai Vuong, Minh Lao Hung Doan Dai Vuong and Minh Lao Hung Nghi Dai Vuong. Three people are [...]
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    Central - Highland Vietnam Festival

    Ra Glai tribe Festival

    Ra Glai tribe Festival

    Location: Ninh Thuan province Time: after the harvest Celebration: This festival celebrated by the Ra Glai minority is generally organized after the harvest. It is a time for music, theatre, dancing, signing, sword dancing, and graphic arts. This festival takes place to celebrate a victory, abundant crops, or the inauguration of a communal house; it [...]
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    Village Land Praying Ceremony

    Village Land Praying Ceremony

    Honoring: God (Giàng) Location: This is a festival of the Ba Na people who live in Kon Tum and Gia Lai province Time: End of the 2nd and beginning of the 3rd lunar month Celebration: Ba Na villagers hold the Village Land Praying Ceremony in preparation for the new crop or before moving to new [...]
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    Village Land Praying Ceremony

    Village Land Praying Ceremony

    Honoring: God (Giàng) Location: This is a festival of the Ba Na people who live in Kon Tum and Gia Lai province Time: End of the 2nd and beginning of the 3rd lunar month Celebration: Ba Na villagers hold the Village Land Praying Ceremony in preparation for the new crop or before moving to new [...]
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    South Vietnam Festival

    Nui Ba spring festival

    Nui Ba spring festival

    Located on the Tay Ninh district, Ba Den Mountain vestige area is considered to be the religious land in the first place of South area. About 11km to the North West of Tay Ninh Township, Nui Ba complex is 24 sq km including three mountains Nui Heo – Nui Phung – Nui Ba Den. This [...]
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    Vegetarian foods festival in Tam Vu

    Vegetarian foods festival in Tam Vu

    This is a traditional folklore festival which is full of the local personalities. The main purpose of the festival is to restore the traditional values, wishing for proper weather and peaceful land for the proper working environment and yielding more than usual. The festival has hundreds of years old which could not be known exactly [...]
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    Duc Chi Ton Great Ceremony

    Duc Chi Ton Great Ceremony

    This is one of the most important ceremonies of Caodaiism. There are authorities, people in Tay Ninh province and more than 30,000 follower of this denomination coming to join in this ceremony. The great ceremony of Duc Chi Ton is organized in the wish of the peaceful country and people, proper weather, peace and contentment [...]
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    Festival News

    2013 Hoa Lu Ancient Capital Festival kicks off

    2013 Hoa Lu Ancient Capital Festival kicks off

    The 2013 Hoa Lu Ancient Capital Festival officially opened on the evening of April 17th at the Hoa Lu Ancient Capital Historical Relic Site in Ninh Binh Province. The festival was to celebrate 1045 years since Dinh Bo Linh became king, and express deep gratitude to kings under Dinh, Le and Pre-Ly dynasties, and respond [...]
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    Tran Temple Festival 2013

    Tran Temple Festival 2013

    The 2013 Tran Temple Festival commemorating the Tran Kings opened on February 22 at the Tran Temple at Tien Duc commune, Hung Ha district, Thai Binh province, as part of the activities in response to the National Tourism Year – Red River Delta 2013. After an incense offering ceremony, Chairman of the Thai Binh provincial [...]
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    Spring festivals create tourism

    Spring festivals create tourism

    Lam Dong, home to the famous resort city of Da Lat, attracted 385,700 tourists in February, a year on year increase of 35.4%, including 33,800 foreign visitors. The result is attributable to the long Lunar New Year holiday that coincided with the season of cherry blossoms in Da Lat. The tourism industry’s revenues for the [...]
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    Festival Blog

    Age celebrating ceremony – beauty of the communication culture

    Age celebrating ceremony – beauty of the communication culture

    Age celebrating ceremony is an occasion for the children and grandchildren show their respect and gratefulness towards their parents and grandparents. An elderly of 70 and above would be stated as longevity. The high age ceremony is often celebrated in the spring or in the birthday of the elderly man. It is not clear about [...]
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    Italian team tops Da nang Firework Festival

    Italian team tops Da nang Firework Festival

    With an outstanding performance named “Da nang Rainbow” on the evening of April 30, a team from Canada won the first prize at the Da nang International Firework Festival 2012. The French and Chinese ranked second. The host team and Canadian team came third. The Italian team’s performance:
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    Destinations for the national holiday

    Destinations for the national holiday

    Five attractive places in Vietnam contain Nha Trang, Phu Quoc, Mui Ne, Ha Giang, and Da Nang, which are the choice of many visitors in the next holiday in Vietnam. Accordingly, many visitors choose to visit the stone plateau of Ha Giang. There are many beautiful and amazing landscapes with the zigzag mountainous path along [...]
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