Second tournament to conquer Mount Fansipan
The second National Mountain Climbing Championships entitled "Conquer Mount Fansipan" will take place in Sa Pa, Lao Cai province, on November 14, 2008.
The sixth cultural and sport festival for ethnic groups in the northeastern region will be held from November 7 to 10, 2008.
The Hana Bank Vietnam Masters, an Asian Tour event scheduled for Vietnam this season, will kick off at the Vietnam Golf & Country Club on December 4, 2008.
Joining Ooc - Om - Bok Festival to take prayers to the moon
Among the annual festivals of the Khmer ethnic minority in Southern Vietnam, Chol Chnam Thmay, Dolta and Ooc - Om - Bok are the most important and Ooc - Om - Bok, also called Phochia Praschanh som paes khee (Festival of Worshipping the Moon), is the most imposing.
Muong Lo fest honours 17 local ethnic groups
Muong Lo Tourism and Culture Week has opened in Nghia Lo town in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai, highlighting the unique cultural features of 17 ethnic groups in the region.
Central Highlands province to host Tea Culture Festival 2008
A strong effort to promote a local high quality tea brand and other attractions in the area will see the Tea Culture Festival 2008 celebrated in the Central Highlands of Lam Dong later this year.
Festival of the Regions’ Culture Identity Exchange Leaves a Deep Impression on Visitors
The four day festival of the Regions’ Culture Identity Exchange, which at it closing ceremony at the Hanoi Opera House on October 9th, left a deep impression on visitors.
Nha Trang Beach Festival to take place in 2009
The Nha Trang Beach Festival will take place in central coastal city of Nha Trang on June 6, 2009, the organising board said on October 8, 2008.
Central Nha Trang city to host int’l regatta
An international sailing regatta will be held in the central coastal city of Nha Trang from October 15-21, 2008, said deputy director of the Ho Chi Minh City-based tourism company (Saigontourist) Vu Duy Vu.
Coconut festival to be held in Ben Tre
The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre will host its first annual coconut festival on January 1, 2009 to celebrate the inauguration of Rach Mieu Bridge and the 49th anniversary of the Ben Tre General Uprising (January 17, 1960).
Can Tho ready for closing ceremony of National tourism year 2008
The closing ceremony of the Mekong-Can Tho National Tourism 2008 is planned to organize on December 27th, 2008 in Hau River, said the organizing committee.
Main festivals   (Oct 01, 2008)
<b>Main festivals</b>
- Dai Bai Festival, November 2nd (the 29th day of the ninth lunar month)- Ooc-om-bok Festival, from November 16th to 17th (from the 14th day and the 15th day of the tenth lunar month)- Ky Yen Festival at Nguyen Tri Phuong Temple, from November 17th to 18th (from the 16th to the 17th day of the tenth lunar month)-Nguyen Trung Truc Temple Festival, from November…
Cham people celebrate Kate festival in central provinces
The Cham ethnic minority people, followers of Balamon religion, in central Ninh Thuan province are holding their traditional Kate festival, the biggest annual festival of Cham people, from September 28-30, 2008.
Ceremony in Thanh Hoa marks Lam Son uprising
A ceremony marking the 590th anniversary of the Lam Son uprising against the Ming invaders and, the 580 th coronation of King Le Thai To was held in central Thanh Hoa province on September 21, 2008 in the presence of National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong and Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan.
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