• Festivals & events

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Ooc Om Bok
10 Nov 2019 - 20 Nov 2019 | Mekong Delta

Ooc Om Bok (or Ooc Om Boc) is the one of the liveliest festivals in the Khmer calendar. Vietnamese in the Mekong Delta use this time to thank the moon god for good crops of rice and abundant catches of fish, and to celebrate the end of the Khmer year. Fruit and vegetables are

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Ghe Ngo Boat Race
10 Nov 2019 - 10 Nov 2019 | Mekong Delta

The most anticipated race in the Mekong Delta, this vibrant and thrilling boat race is part of the traditional Khmer Festival, Ooc Om Boc. The festival pays homage to the moon and serves as a celebration for end of the year in the Khmer calendar. The Ghe Ngo race involves 30 groups of men and 10

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Mandala Wellness Retreat
18 Nov 2019 - 24 Nov 2019 | Hue

Mandala Wellness Retreat at Alba Wellness Valley by Fusion is an immersion into the physical and spiritual practices of mindfulness. Travellers can pick from three- to seven-day retreat options, held from from November 18-24. The retreat programme combines morning meditations, restorative yoga

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Ha Giang Buckwheat Flower Festival
19 Nov 2019 - 29 Nov 2019 | Ha Giang

The Buckwheat Flower Festival takes place every autumn in Vietnam’s northern province of Ha Giang. Acres of green fields blossom simultaneously with purple and white petals, creating a dreamy effect in this incredible landscape. Travellers to the region can join the festival in the Dong Van H

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Ha Long Bay Heritage Marathon 2019
24 Nov 2019 - 24 Nov 2019 | Ha Long

The Ha Long Bay Heritage Marathon returns in 2019, with a course that offers a spectacular view of the UNESCO-listed seascape. This year's event offers a full marathon (42-kilometres), half marathon (21-kilometres), 10-kilometre run and a 2-kilometre Fun Run. The course will run over Bai Chay

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Coracle Music Festival 2019
29 Nov 2019 - 01 Dec 2019 | Vung Tau

This November a three-day music festival will take place on the beach just two hours away from Ho Chi Minh City. International and regional rock, indie and hip hop musicians will take the stage during the Coracle Music Festival 2019, kicking off in Ho Tram on November 29. During the day, creatives

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2019 Southeast Asia Games
30 Nov 2019 - 11 Dec 2019

During the 30th Southeast Asia Games, Vietnam's football team will join 9 other countries playing for the title. Football fans across Vietnam use the games as an excuse for patriotic celebrations, which spill out into the street and last as long as the team is in the running. Head to any local beer

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