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  • Festivals & events

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Avalokitesvara Festival
30 Mar 2021 - 01 Apr 2021 | Da Nang

The Avalokitesvara Festival in Da Nang is an opportunity for interested travellers and Buddhists to come together to honour the bodhisattva Avalokitesvara. Held at Quan The Am pagoda near Marble Mountains, the schedule of activities will include prayer ceremonies, flower releasing, boat racing, as

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Techcombank HCMC International Marathon
11 Apr 2021 - 11 Apr 2021 | Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam’s biggest marathon will return in 2021 on the same route as previous years, which takes in the city’s most historic landmarks and finishes with a stunning view of the skyline. Encompassing six districts of this remarkable metropolis, runners can choose from the full or half marathon, 10-

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Tay Phuong Pagoda Festival
17 Apr 2021 - 17 Apr 2021 | Ha Noi

Just 20 kilometres outside Hanoi, Tay Phuong Pagoda has sheltered ancient Buddha statues for centuries. During this annual festival, locals celebrate by washing the statues, offering incense, and playing games together. Visitors can join tug-of-war and human chess, enjoy puppet performances and

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Hung King Temple Festival
21 Apr 2021 - 21 Apr 2021 | Ha Noi

This countrywide holiday celebrates the lives of the ancient Vietnamese rulers during the Hong Bang period. Known as the Hùng Vương (brave kings) these fearless leaders are the subjects of Vietnamese folktales. Every year, the Hùng Kings’ Temple Festival (Giỗ Tổ Hùng Vương) is a displ

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Reunification Day
30 Apr 2021 - 30 Apr 2021

On April 30 every year, flags are raised across the country to commemorate the reunification of Vietnam at the end of the American War. Reunification Day, also called Liberation Day, is marked with military processions in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. This historical occasion creates an atmosphere of

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