Festival links Vietnamese, Indian peoples closer Culture - Sports

Festival links Vietnamese, Indian peoples closer

The sixth Vietnam – India people’s friendship festival kicked off in Hanoi on October 21, targeting to make Vietnamese and Indian people become closer via a series of cultural and tour events in the city as well as central Da Nang city and Ho Chi Minh City until October 26.
Politics

HCM City officials visit Laos

The Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee and member of Party Central Committee, Le Hoang Quan and other municipal officials are visiting neighbouring Laos.
Vietnamese in Australia, Venezuela celebrate Tet Society

Vietnamese in Australia, Venezuela celebrate Tet

On the occasion of the Lunar New Year (Tet), the Vietnamese community in Australia have gathered to welcome their biggest festival of the year, serving traditional Vietnamese food like Chung cake, Xoi  and Gio Lua.
Worshipping the Four Immortals – Vietnam’s unique belief Society

Worshipping the Four Immortals – Vietnam’s unique belief

As well as worshiping their ancestors, famous craftsmen and heroes who fought off foreign invaders, they worship the Four Immortals, who include Tan Vien (the God of the Mountain), Saint Giong, Chu Dong Tu and the Mother Goddess Lieu Hanh, all of whom had many unique features.
Society

Overseas Vietnamese youth get under canvas

The 2012 Overseas Vietnamese Youth Camp will get underway on July 11 and run until July 30, with 170 young campers taking part, said the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (COVA).
Culture - Sports

Festival to commemorate Uncle Ho’s birthday

The 2012 Lang Sen (Sen Village) Festival will be held in the late President Ho Chi Minh’s home village of Kim Lien commune, Nam Dan district in central Nghe An province from May 17-19, as part of a range of activities to celebrate his 122nd birthday.