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Gia Lai (VNA) - The 4th International Day of Yoga (IDY) took place in Plaiku city, the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum on June 28, with the participation of nearly 200 people.

The event was jointly organised by the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Indian Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City.

The event of this kind was held in succession from June 16 - July 15, 2018 in 11 provinces and cities of Vietnam, including HCM City, Hanoi, Da Nang, Nha Trang, Dong Nai, Can Tho, Dak Lak, Tien Giang, Vinh Phuc, Kien Giang and Gia Lai.

The IDY is to honour the 5,000-year-old physical, mental and spiritual practice originating in India, which aims to transform both body and mind.

It helps those who practice yoga improve their health and life quality.-VNA