The Xe Dang ethnic minority in Cu M'Gar district, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, hold the New Rice ceremony in the early days of the year.
Women dance to pray for favourable weather and a lucrative crop
The ceremony was first held in 1994. (Source: VNA)
Locals and tourists enjoy traditional drinks and food (Source:
Traditional dances and music are performed during the event.
The ceremony reflects the close bonds of the Xe Dang ethnic
community. (Source: VNA)
The ceremony draws crowds of locals and tourists (Source: VNA)
Various activities are being held across the nation to commemorate the Hung Kings, the legendary founders of the country, on April 25, or the 10th day of the third lunar month.
Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark in the northern border province of Cao Bang was recognised as a global geopark by the UNESCO Global Geoparks Council in Paris on April 12.
The achievements of Vietnamese archaeologists in the past 60 years are on display at the special exhibition titled "Treasures of Vietnam’s archaeology,” held until July this year at the Hanoi-based Vietnam National Museum of History.
The ancient village of Duong Lam, hotspots in the northern Ninh Binh province, Tam Dao tourist site and Co To island, to name a few, are attractive destinations for travelers during the long Liberation Day (April 30), and May Day (May 1) holidays.
The white Ban or Bauhinia flower is in full bloom across the mountains and hills of north-western Vietnam, with the flush of blossoms drawing a huge number of tourists.
With an increasing price, garlic - Ly Son’s famous specialty - is considered as "white gold". At harvest time, the "white gold" is dried everywhere. The rooftops are used to expose garlic to the sun on the island, where is considered as the garlic kingdom.