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Venerated Buddhist monk Gyalwang Drukpa in Vietnam for spring festival

His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa will chair a three-day spring festival at the Great Stupa Mandala Tay Thien in Vinh Phuc Province.

Fire-dancing tribe exorcise the demons in northern Vietnam

Young men hotfoot it through the flames as part of the Pa Then's spring festival.
March 05, 2018 | 12:17 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese officials face the music for skipping work during spring festivals

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc specifically instructed civil servants not to leave the office for the post-Tet festivities.
March 04, 2018 | 04:40 pm GMT+7

Men chase balls at bizarre northern Vietnamese festival

Check out how hundreds of men battled in a muddy field in search of lucky phet balls.
March 02, 2018 | 04:48 pm GMT+7

Chaos ensues as hundreds compete for lucky balls at Vietnam festival

Despite requests from the culture ministry, violence still broke out at the traditional spring festival  in norther Phu Tho Province.
March 01, 2018 | 08:41 am GMT+7

Thousands fill temple for Hanoi's largest 'life release' ceremony

More than 5 tons of fish were released into the Red River, carrying blessings and prayers of the people.
February 26, 2018 | 08:44 am GMT+7

Every spring, these Hanoi boys dress up as girls to dance in honor of former king

The centuries old tradition of Trieu Khuc Village honors King Phung Hung who fought against Chinese rulers. 
February 25, 2018 | 08:15 pm GMT+7

Hanoians queue from crack of dawn to buy gold on God of Wealth Day

Buying gold on the 10th day of the first lunar month is believed to bring wealth for the year ahead. 
February 25, 2018 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's controversial pig slaughtering festival returns behind closed doors

The 800-year-old festival has been criticized as barbaric by many Vietnamese and international organizations.
February 22, 2018 | 10:23 am GMT+7

Floating under the moonlight to Hanoi's Perfume Pagoda

Tens of thousands are getting up in the small hours this year to make the pilgrimage by boat and celebrate the spring festival.
February 21, 2018 | 11:59 am GMT+7
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