Ghost month hampers real estate sales Business

Ghost month hampers real estate sales

The property market tends to stagnate in August, a normal thing for this time of the year as August coincides with the seventh lunar month, traditionally called the Ghost Month.
 Experts warn of losing touch with mediumship Society

Experts warn of losing touch with mediumship

Researchers have been working to find a way to protect and preserve authentic hau dong, a medium ritual used in the northern religion of Dao Mau, which worships the Vietnamese deity of Mother Goddess.
Society

Central Highlands steps up religious policy popularisation

Leading officials from the Steering Committee for the Central Highlands on June 26 worked with authorities from the region and southern Binh Phuoc province to step up the populiration of State regulations on belief and religions, especially among ethnic minority people.
Festival honours timeless love Festival

Festival honours timeless love

Thousands of people from all corners of the country flocked to the northern province of Hung Yen on March 21 to attend a festival commemorating Chu Dong Tu and Tien Dung, who have been honoured by generations for their immortal love.
Culture - Sports

Exhibit views Mother Goddesses worship

A spiritual and cultural space has opened at the Vietnamese Women's Museum to help people understand more about Mother Goddesses worship, a Vietnamese folk belief with a long history which has adapted to social changes.
Business

Yin-Yang market of the dead resumes

The legendary market of the dead at Xuan O Village in the northern province of Bac Ninh will be resumed after a long break on February 17 and 18 (4th and 5th of the first lunar month) next year as a result of cooperation between local authorities and the Research Institute of Viet Nam Culture and Arts.