A performance of kylin and dragon dances in Nguyen Tieu Festival in HCMC's China Town (Photo: SGGP)

Nguyen Tieu Festival cancelled due to Covid-19

Tet Nguyen Tieu (Nguyen Tieu Festival), also known as the Lantern Festival of the Chinese-Vietnamese community in HCMC has been suspended due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
More than 15,000 lanterns were lighted up on Thach Han river in Quang Tri province (Photo: tinhuyquangtri.vn)

Lantern festival marks invalids, martyrs’ day

A lantern floating festival was held on Thach Han river in Quang Tri town of the central province of the same name on July 19 to mark the 72nd anniversary of the War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day (July 27).
Ninh Kieu harbour in Can Tho city at night. The city will organise a lantern night festival from August 19-21 in Ninh Kieu district. (Photo: vov.vn)

Lantern festival to light up Can Tho nights

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta city of Can Tho will hold a night festival with flower garlands and coloured lanterns in Ninh Kieu district from August 19 to 21.