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Tet Festival
12 Feb 2021 - 17 Feb 2021

Tết, or Lunar New Year, is the most important celebration in Vietnamese culture and a major holiday across the country. Although the New Year date is February 12, the days leading up to Tết as well as the days following it are considered national holidays. Vietnamese prepare for Tết by cooking speci

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Yen Tu Festival
12 Feb 2021 - 11 May 2021 | Ha Long

The Yen Tu Festival sees Vietnam’s Zen Buddhist community converge in a spectacular pilgrimage to the Dong Pagoda in the Yen Tu mountains of Quang Ninh Province. In the 13th century, Vietnam’s King-Monk Tran Nhan Tong invested heavily in the complex and founded the first Vietnamese school of Ze

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Lim Festival
24 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021 | Ha Noi

Held in Lim Village 18km from Hanoi, this festival originally celebrated Ba Mu, who led her life as a Buddhist nun at Lim pagoda. The festival is held on Ba Mu’s day of enlightenment and is famous for showcasing the locals’ unique vocal stylings through Quan Ho folk songs. The best singers from two

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