• Festivals & events

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Hung Kings Festival
10 Apr 2022 - 10 Apr 2022

The Hung Kings' Temple Festival is a week-long expression of gratitude to the ancient ancestors of the Vietnamese nation. The festival is held on the 10th day of the third lunar month at Hung Temple in Phu Tho province, outside Hanoi. On that day, a grand procession of palanquins and drums ascends

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Vietnam Book Day 2022
21 Apr 2022 - 21 Apr 2022

Vietnam Book Day honors the importance of learning, books and reading in traditional Vietnamese culture.  The day affirms the value and importance of books in society, raises awareness of reading, and celebrates those who write and publish books

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Reunification Day
30 Apr 2022 - 30 Apr 2022

April 30 is a national public holiday, marking the official end of the Vietnam War and the 1975 reunification of South and North.  Many Vietnamese combine the holiday with Labor Day (May 1) and return to their hometowns. Buildings nationwide raise the national flag, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

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