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HCM City to host first Vietnamese “banh mi” festival

A Vietnamese “banh mi” festival will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from March 30 – April 2, according to the HCM City Tourism Association.

HCM City food festival to be held next month

HCM City will hold a food festival next month, which is expected to attract the participation of 40 tourist service providers, including five-star hotels.

Da Nang fireworks festival back in June after three years

The 2023 Da Nang International Fireworks Festival (DIFF 2023) will take place from June 3-7 after a three-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the festival organisers – Da Nang City People’s Committee and Sun Group.

HCM City hosts 8th Vietnam – Japan Festival

The 8th Vietnam - Japan Festival will take place from February 23 – 26 in HCM City, with a wide range of activities in art, entertainment, culture, cuisine, trade and tourism.

Religious sites and festivals attract tourists after Tet

Festivals and spiritual tours are attracting large crowds after three years of hiatus due to the COVID pandemic.

Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival scheduled to kick off in March

The eighth edition of the Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival is set to be held in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak from March 10 to March 14, as announced on January 30 by the provincial People’s Committee.

Discovering pig slaughtering festival in Vietnam

A traditional pig slaughtering festival got underway in Nem Thuong village of Bac Ninh city, northern Vietnam, on January 27 as part of activities to celebrate the new-year period.

HCM City to host first International Photography Festival 2022

The International Photography Festival 2022, the first of its kind to be held in Vietnam, is scheduled to take place from November 25 to November 30 in Ho Chi Minh City, with the event featuring a wide range of activities.

HCM City int’l music, hot air balloon festivals to take place in December

The 2nd “Ho Do" International Music Festival and the 2nd Ho Chi Minh City Hot Air Balloon Festival will be held in the city from December 8 -11.

Vietnam culinary culture festival 2022 to take place from September 23-25

The Vietnam Culinary Culture festival 2022 will be organised from September 23-25 this year at Cua Viet tourist site in central province of Quang Tri’s Gio Linh district.

Hanoi to host international circus festival this December

Circus performers from 20 foreign countries are set to join Vietnamese artists at the International Circus Festival 2022 which will be held in Hanoi from December 1 to December 10.

HCM City hot air balloon festival to celebrate National Day

A series of cultural, sports and art programmes will be held in Ho Chi Minh City to celebrate the 77th anniversary of August Revolution (August 19) and National Day (September 2).

First-ever Namaste Vietnam Festival to take place in HCM City

Ho Chi Minh City is set to host the first-ever “Namaste Vietnam Festival" from August 12 to September 12 to mark 75 years of Indian Independence and 50 years of Vietnam – India diplomacy this year.

“Da Nang Electronic Carnival” rave to take place on August 13-14

Residents and tourists to the central city of Da Nang are expected to have “sleepless nights” at the “Da Nang Electronic Carnival - Take Me To The Sun” festival scheduled for August 13-14.

Hanoi halts Perfume Pagoda festival

The notice of temporary suspension of the festival and banning visitors at Huong Son relic (Perfume Pagoda) was issued by My Duc district in Hanoi on January 25.

COVID-19 outbreak forces suspension of Hanoi spring festivals

Many spring festivals in the capital city of Hanoi will be halted for the second straight year due to complicated COVID-19 developments.

COVID-19 forces suspension of Hanoi spring festivals

Many spring festivals in the capital city of Hanoi will be halted as it is applying COVID-19 preventive measures.

Festivals nationwide suspended due to COVID outbreak

Many festive and cultural activities nationwide to celebrate Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday will be suspended due to the rising number of community COVID-19 infections in the past week.

Festivals cancelled, postponed due to coronavirus fears

The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak has announced the cancellation of its biennial coffee festival scheduled for March next year due to the continuing COVID-19 outbreak.

Festive cheer despite virus fear

While many upcoming festivals have been postponed or cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak, festive cheer has still been abundant in Vietnam in recent days.