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Saturday, April 17, 2021
Tags: festival
Hau Giang province emerges as a tourism hub of the Mekong River delta Hau Giang province emerges as a tourism hub of the Mekong River delta
Located along Hau river, the southern main distributary of the Mekong River in Vietnam’s territory, and in the heart of the Mekong River delta, Hau Giang province borders Can Tho city to the north, Soc Trang province to the south, Vinh Long province to the east and Kien Giang and Bac Lieu provinces to the west.
Karaoke parties: When leisure becomes torture Karaoke parties: When leisure becomes torture
In January, local media reported that P.Q.T., a 25-year-old man in Ho Chi Minh City’s Binh Chanh district, was stabbed with a knife and iron tubes by a group of four while singing karaoke with his friends at home.
CPI in February highest in 8 years CPI in February highest in 8 years
Vietnam’s consumer price index in February was up 1.52 percent over the previous month and 0.7 percent year on year, according to the General Statistics Office.
Spring festivals of ethnic minority groups Spring festivals of ethnic minority groups
Spring is considered the season of festivals for ethnic minority people. Each ethnic group has its own festivals characterizing its customs, beliefs and farming practice. Vietnam Law and Legal Forum introduces some typical spring festivals across the country.
The Tet in Vietnam The Tet in Vietnam
Spring in Vietnam begins with the traditional Tet which has been for thousands of years now celebrated on the first day of the first month of the Lunar Year, the ancient agricultural calendar observed by most Asian countries.
The five-fruit tray at Tet The five-fruit tray at Tet
Like most other nations in Asia, the Vietnamese welcome the New Year according to the lunar calendar. Tet Nguyen Dan (the lunar New Year Day) has long become a great festival of the national community in Vietnam. The buying of votive offerings and the decoration of ancestral altars during the traditional New Year days are closely connected with the rituals of worship practiced by the Vietnamese towards their ancestors.
Village festival features Dao cultural values Village festival features Dao cultural values
The Dao, a small iTay-Thai language group living in the northern mountainous part of the country, celebrate their village festival five times a year. The Dao’s village festival, devoted to the rulers of heaven and earth, Ban Vuong (the forefather of the Dao) and the village’s tutelary god, seeks their support for peace and prosperity for the village. 
Worship customs of the Dao Do Worship customs of the Dao Do
Ta Thi Tam, M.A. Institute of Anthropology Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences The worship of gods and goddesses, tutelary deities, and family ancestors plays a very important role in the spiritual life of the Dao Do (Red Dao), one of the Dao’s seven subgroups living mostly in the northern mountainous provinces of Lao Cai, Lai Chau and Cao Bang.
General election - A chance to exercise peoples right to mastery: Top leader General election - A chance to exercise people’s right to mastery: Top leader
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on January 21 stressed the significance of the election of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and all-level People’s Councils for the 2021-2026 tenure, describing this as an important political occasion and a chance to exercise the people’s right to mastery.
Vietnam Fatherland Front urged to uphold its role in 90th founding anniversary Vietnam Fatherland Front urged to uphold its role in 90th founding anniversary
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong said the engagement of the whole community including doctors, nurses, armed forces and ordinary people in the fight against COVID-19 was an outstanding example of national solidarity in which the Vietnam Fatherland Front plays a core role.

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