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Mid-autumn Festival
01 Oct 2020 - 01 Oct 2020

In celebration of the end of the harvest, the Mid-autumn Festival -- known as Tết Trung Thu -- is one of the most significant holidays in the Vietnamese calendar. Children are the stars of the festivities, and are given colourful lanterns, masks and musical toys to play with. Lion dances and m

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Anniversary of Hanoi's Founding
03 Oct 2020 - 15 Oct 2020 | Ha Noi

Hanoi is celebrating the anniversary of the founding of the city in 1010 with a series of cultural events from October 3 to 15. The capital was established in 1010 under the name 'Thang Long', which means 'ascending dragon'. On the 10th of October, Hanoi will honour the city's founding father

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VPBank Hanoi Marathon
18 Oct 2020 - 18 Oct 2020 | Ha Noi

Lace up for the VPBank Hanoi Marathon on Oct. 20. From Ly Thai Tho park, the route winds through the heart of the city, along marked routes from 10 to 42 kilometres long. Connecting fitness and sport with the ancient heritage of Hanoi, this road race from Sword Lake to Long Bien Bridge and beyond

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Between Two Centuries
22 Oct 2020 - 22 Nov 2020 | Ha Noi

For the first time in 60 years, works by artist Mộng Bích’s will be on display in the main gallery at L’Espace in Hanoi. Over 30 works will highlight the journey of the artist. Mộng Bích was born in the Vietnamese capital in 1933. She is known for her stunning realistic portraits, and is one of the

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Vietnam Jungle Marathon
24 Oct 2020 - 24 Oct 2020 | Mai Chau

Put your legs to the test amid the stunning landscapes of Pu Luong Nature Reserve. This October, the Vietnam Jungle Marathon presents five routes – 10km, 25km, 42km, 55km, and 70km – winding through the lush jungles, limestone cliffs, and rice paddies of Northern Vietnam. Runners will share tra

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