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2nd international air balloon festival opens in Moc Chau

The 2nd International Air Balloon Festival kicked off in Moc Chau district of the northwestern mountainous province of Son La on February 14.

Ha Noi: Huong pagoda festival opens
The three-month Huong Pagoda Festival, the largest of its kind in Viet Nam, kicked off in Huong Son commune, Ha Noi’s outlying district of My Duc on February 10 (the sixth day of the lunar new year), attracting numerous visitors with less congestion than previous years. 
Festival kicks off at Viet Nam’s largest pagoda
The opening ceremony of the 2019 Bai Dinh Pagoda festival was held in Gia Sinh commune, Gia Vien district, the northern province of Ninh Binh on February 10 or the 6th day of the lunar new year.
Ban Flower Festival 2019 to be held in Dien Bien in March
The Ban Flower Festival 2019 – the popular spring flower festival of the north and northwestern region, will take place from March 6-18 in Dien Bien province.
Con Son-Kiep Bac spring festival 2019 to open next month
The Con Son-Kiep Bac spring festival 2019 is scheduled to take place at the Con Son-Kiep Bac special national relic site in the northern province of Hai Duong from February 14-27, or the 10th-23rd day of the first lunar month. 
Cuisine contest to be held in Dak Lak in March
The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak will host a cuisine contest for chefs from the region at Ko Tam Community Cultural Ecological Tourism from March 13-16 in Buon Ma Thuot city.
Cultural and arts activities to be staged in HCMC to welcome lunar New Year
A series of activities will be staged in Ho Chi Minh City to celebrate the 89th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Viet Nam and to welcome lunar New Year 2019 – the Year of the Pig.
Rituals to see in New Year re-enacted at Thang Long citadel
Traditional rituals to see off the old year and ring in the new year were performed at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, a UNESCO world heritage site, on January 26.
More efforts needed to preserve border areas’ ethnic culture
Viet Nam has consistently attached great importance to preserving and promoting ethnic culture, especially in border areas, considering it an important task of national development.
Lunar New Year – biggest traditional holiday in Viet Nam
The traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) is the biggest and oldest festival in Viet Nam, bringing its people together to celebrate the sacred and meaningful annual event.
Spring Festival 2019 honours traditional Vietnamese culture
The Spring Festival 2019 will take place at the Vietnam Exhibition Centre for Culture and Arts, No.2 Hoa Lu street, Ha Noi from January 25-28, honouring the traditional culture of Viet Nam.
Ethnology Museum to host programme on exploring Vietnamese Tet
A programme entitled ‘Exploring Vietnamese Tet (Lunar New Year) festival’ will take place at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Ha Noi on January 25.
Viet Nam wins 15 ASEAN tourism awards
Viet Nam has won 15 ASEAN tourism awards at a ceremony held as part of the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF), which wrapped up in Ha Long city, the northern port city of Quang Ninh, on January 18.
Japan-Viet Nam Festival attracts crowds in Ho Chi Minh City
The sixth Japan – Viet Nam Festival opened in Ho Chi Minh City on January 19, attracting numerous city dwellers and visitors.
National Tourism Year 2018 wraps up in Quang Ninh
The National Tourism Year – Ha Long 2018 wrapped up in Quang Ninh Province on January 18 with a gala night filled of colourful and festive ambience.