Tay Thien festival, one of the major spiritual events in the north, began in Tam Dao district, Vinh Phuc province on March 12, drawing a wave of local residents and tourists.
The cherry – Yen Tu yellow apricot blossom festival, themed “Cooperation and Development”, was opened in Ha Long city, the northern province of Quang Ninh on March 11.
The cherry blossom festival kicked off at Ly Thai To Park, Hanoi, on March 10, attracting many visitors.
The festival of Huong Pagoda, one of the biggest traditional festivals in Vietnam, kicked off in Huong Son commune of My Duc district, Hanoi, on February 2 (the sixth day of the Lunar New Year).
The Bai Dinh Pagoda Festival kicked off in Gia Vien district, the northern province of Ninh Binh, on February 2 (the sixth day of the first lunar month).
The seventh Traditional Trade Festival will take place in the ancient imperial city of Thua Thien – Hue from April 28 to May 2, announced the provincial People’s Committee.
The sixth Buon Me Thuot coffee festival and the Central Highlands Gong Culture Festival 2017 will take place in Dak Lak province from March 8 – 13 next year.
Sa Pa Snow Festival kicked off in Sa Pa district, the northwestern province of Lao Cai, on December 24 with a view to promoting local natural and cultural beauties among visitors.
Central coastal Quang Nam province's Hoi An City and Thai-owned Index Living Mall will jointly organise the Light Festival to welcome 2017, the Year of the Rooster.
The fifth Vietnam Art Kite Festival kicked off on December 3 at the Bien Dong Resort in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau as part of a series of events during the International Kite Festival.
The Christmas tree lighting ceremony of the JW Marriott Hanoi, which takes place from 5.30pm to 7.30pm on December 1, aims to make orphans’ wishes come true.
Cua Ong Temple Festival in the northern province of Quang Ninh was one of 17 new items on the national intangible cultural heritage list recognised by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
The “Cau Ngu” (Whale Worshipping) Festival of the central province of Phu Yen has been recognised as national intangible cultural heritage.
A cultural festival of Mong ethnic people will take place between November 18 and 20 in the northern province of Ha Giang with the participation 13 provinces nationwide.
The ethic Khmer people in the southern province of Soc Trang are looking forward to their traditional Ok Om Bok festival from November 13-14, particularly the Ghe Ngo (Khmer boat) race.
Culinary specialties of the Mekong Delta region are on offer from October 28-31 at a food festival in An Hoa Park, Rach Gia city, in the southern province of Kien Giang.
The second Buckwheat Flower Festival is set to start on October 15 night and last for two days in the Ha Giang city stadium.
The second Tam Giac Mach Flower Festival will be organsied in the northwest province of Ha Giang between October 14 and 16.