Lao people celebrate end of Buddhist Lent World

Lao people celebrate end of Buddhist Lent

Millions of Lao Buddhist followers flocked to pagodas near their houses on October 13 for Bun Ork Phansa that marks the end of Buddhist Lent or three-month retreat during the rainy season.
Khmer ethnic people in Soc Trang enjoy merrier Sene Dolta festival Society

Khmer ethnic people in Soc Trang enjoy merrier Sene Dolta festival

Many communes in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang, which are home to a large number of Khmer ethnic people, are enjoying a warmer, merrier Sene Dolta festival this year as they have met new-style rural area status with povery rate declining, according a local official for ethnic minority affairs.
Hai Duong hopes to tap tourism potential of Thanh Mien district Travel

Hai Duong hopes to tap tourism potential of Thanh Mien district

Located in the southwest of Hai Duong province, Thanh Mien district is bestowed with poetic and idyllic scenery typical of the Red River Delta, along with rich history and cultural traditions, as seen in the numerous cultural and historical sites in the district.
Vu Lan festival - a good deed Videos

Vu Lan festival - a good deed

The 15th day of the 7th lunar month is known as Vu Lan festival which is dedicated to both parents who living and those who have passed away. This year the festival falls on August 15.
Votive offering sales slump Society

Votive offering sales slump

Many Vietnamese practice the custom of burning votive objects for a variety of occasions. However, sales of votive papers slump this year as more people oppose this practice as a waste of money.