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?
Celebrating religious festivals in schools
Vietnam logs no new COVID-19 infections on March 1 morning Vietnam documented zero COVID-19 infections in the past 12 hours as of 6:00 am on March 1, leaving the national tally unchanged at 2,448 patients, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. Earlier, Vietnam reported 16 COVID-19 cases at 6pm on February 28, including 12 locally infected cases in the northern province of Hai Duong, the country's largest COVID-19 hotspot, and four imported cases in the southern provinces of Tay Ninh and Dong Thap. Of the total infections, there were 1,542 domestically-transmitted cases, including 849 recorded since the latest outbreak hit the northern province of Hai Duong on January 27. Ten cities and provinces nationwide have gone through 16 consecutive days without any locally-infected cases of COVID-19, including Hoa Binh, Dien Bien, Ha Giang, Binh Duong, Hung Yen, Bac Giang, Gia Lai, Bac Ninh, Quang Ninh, and Ho Chi Minh City. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES MARCH 1
The northern city of Haiphong has reopened local cafes and restaurants from today, March 1. Under the municipal people’s committee’s decision issued on February 28, from today, all local cafes and restaurants in the city are allowed to be reopened. The other services, including hairdressers, casinos, golf courses and bus stops are also permitted to be resumed. Many services in Haiphong reopened from today Events such as festivals and religious ceremonies, sports tournaments, wedding parties and gatherings with more than 20 people are not allowed to be reopened. Non-essential services such as karaoke parlours, bars, cinemas and dental clinics will remain suspended until further notice. Only 70% of cars of the city’s taxi firms are permitted to operate again, and only serve no more than 50% of customers. Schools in Haiphong will be reopened from March 8. Labourers who come to Haiphong from Covid-19-affected areas have to take. Covid-19 tests and … [Read more...] about Haiphong reopens cafes and restaurants
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 - If no swift action is taken to handle the outbreaks in the community, it is very likely that the pandemic would spread out. Vice Chairman of the municipal People's Committee Chu Xuan Dung has requested relevant units to apply urgent measures to curb Covid-19 disease from spreading as Hanoi may continue to record new Covid-19 cases in the community in the time ahead. "The Steering Committee for Covid-19 prevention and control from municipal to communal level must strictly comply with the Prime Minister's instructions and the tasks specified in the Hanoi mayor’s telegram," Mr. Dung said. Medical staff takes student’s samples for Covid-19 testing in Xuan Phuong Primary School in Nam Tu Liem district. Photo: Thanh Dat The vice chairman emphasized that if no swift action is taken to handle the outbreaks in the community, it is very likely that the pandemic would spread out. Deputy Director of the Hanoi Center for Disease Control (CDC) Truong … [Read more...] about Hanoi raises Covid-19 prevention and control alert to highest level