Tens of thousands of monks, nuns, Buddhists and tourists in Vietnam and abroad have flocked to pagodas and Spring festivals at the beginning of the Year of the Snake, wishing for peace, good weather, happiness and prosperity for all people.
When peach and plum branches blossom, signalling the coming of a new spring, the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival is an opportunity for all families to rest and get together after a working year.
(Cinet)- Hung King Festival will take place on April 13th (the 4th day of the third lunar month) to commemorate the Hung King in the northern province of Phu Tho. Plan to prepare for a world heritage recognition for the practice of Hung Kings worship will be launched since now.
(Cinet)- Hanoians will carry an earthen tripod of 1.2m high, a 3.5m long carp and 12 trays of specialties in a parade from the ancient pottery village of Bat Trang to the Hanoi’s center on the 23rd of the 12th month of the lunar year, February 3.
(Cinet)- On January 21, Uong Bi city People’s Committee held a press briefing on the program to recognize Yen Tu historical site as a Special National Relic and the 2013 Yen Tu Spring Festival 2013 in the northern province of Quang Ninh.