Guarding Hung King Temple once-in-a-lifetime honour Culture - Sports

Guarding Hung King Temple once-in-a-lifetime honour

In Vietnam, the janitor of a pagoda (or temple) is usually an elderly person respected by the local community, who is selected by the community to do the work for many years. But it is even harder to be selected for the job at many temples in the Hung Kings Temple historical site in Phu Tho.
Quan ho festival offers diverse activities Culture - Sports

Quan ho festival offers diverse activities

Various activities kicked off in the northern province of Bac Ninh on February 14 as part of an ongoing festival marking a decade since the Quan ho Bac Ninh folk songs were recognised by UNESCO as part of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity.