There are many festival across the year in Vietnam, with some main events as above: 1. Tet (Lunar New Year) is the largest, most important festival in Vietnam when many people return home to celebrate the arrival of spring based on the Vietnamese lunar calendar with their families. 2. The Hue Festival is a famed biennial international event in the central province of Thua-Thien Hue with a host of alluring artistic and cultural activities provided by performers from Vietnam and many other countries. 3. The Hoi An Lantern Festival is probably one of Vietnam’s most famous and unique festivals. In the ancient city of Hoi An, they turn off the electricity on the 14th day of every lunar month when the moon is at its fullest and brightest. Then, colorful lanterns are lit to brighten up the city, giving visitors a sense of peace and nostalgia. 4. The Da Lat Flower Festival is a biennial event which honors flowers and horticulture in the namesake capital city of the Central Highlands … [Read more...] about What are the major festivals in Vietnam?
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Young people donate blood at a blood donation venue in Hà Nội. — VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — More than 85,000 units of blood have been collected from donors at the Xuân Hồng (Red Spring) festival over the past 13 years and the organisers are hoping for a surge in donations as this year's festival begins. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 14th Red Spring Festival in Hà Nội on Sunday, head of the National Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion (NIHBT), Bạch Quốc Khánh, said the festival has helped ease blood shortages after the Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday and contributed to strengthening community awareness about voluntary blood donations. The COVID-19 pandemic broke out again in many provinces and cities before Tết , greatly affecting the blood supply to hospitals. According to Khánh, many blood donation events were postponed or cancelled and t he amount of reserved blood sometimes is only enough for 2-3 days. The NIHBT, many blood … [Read more...] about 14th Red Spring blood donation festival begins in Hà Nội
The Hanoitimes - Ethnic groups in northeast mountainous area will showcase their colorful vibrant rituals at the festival. On the occasion of the New Year’s Eve 2021, the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism will hold a special cultural exchanged program, taking place from December 31 to January 3, 2021. Ha Nhi ethnic group/ Photo: Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism Themed "Spring in mountain markets”, the cultural village will be divided into different spaces, including the one for purchasing and exchanging goods among ethnic groups, an entertainment space where folk performances and games are organized; and a culinary area which serves dishes and products of the Mong, Ha Nhi and Lu ethnic groups. During the three days of this cultural festival, ethnic minorities groups will introduce their unique colorful festivals and rituals imbued with their identities to visitors. The Lu ethnic people in Lai Chau province … [Read more...] about Tet rituals of Vietnamese ethnic people will be re-enacted
The Hanoitimes - The event introduces several folk dances, folk singing, cuisines, and local products, which show the Vietnamese ethnic groups’ cultures and customs. A series of activities themed “Great unity of Vietnamese ethnic groups’ cultural quintessence – Vietnamese Cultural Heritage” is taking place at Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Son Tay town, Hanoi from now on to November 30, Dan Sinh newspaper reported. Illustrative photo. The event introduces several folk dances, folk singing, cuisines, and local products, which show the Vietnamese ethnic groups’ cultures and customs. The activities are expected to create a tourism destination that can attract more visitors and promote the village’s tourism products. The highlight of the cultural activities is the art program titled “The legend of the buckwheat blossom” jointly held by Viet Bac Arts and Culture College and the ethnic groups. The buckwheat is a close and popular … [Read more...] about Hanoi to host serial activities to honor Vietnamese ethnic groups’ cultural quintessence
After the launching ceremony, over 200 officials and local Youth Union members cleaned up Tang Long 2 beach in Tam Quang Nam ward, Hoai Nhon town. Also, the Binh Dinh provincial Young Physicians Club worked with the Thu Phuc international clinic to provide free health checkups and medicines to 300 local people in Hoai Huong and Hoai Xuan wards of Hoai My and Hoai Hai communes, respectively. In addition, the organizers handed over 300 national flags to Youth Union members and fishermen, presented 5,000 medical facemasks to border guards of Binh Dinh province, and offered 20 gift packages, worth VND 500,000 each, to needy students with excellent academic grades in Hoai Nhon town. The program aims to celebrate the 90th founding anniversary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, the 65th anniversary of the Traditional Day of the Border Guard, and the 32nd anniversary of the Whole People’s Border Day. Moreover, the organizers also aim to raise local Youth Union members’ … [Read more...] about Youths of Binh Dinh province respond to the “Border activities in March 2021” program