Temple festival honoured
The Hai Bà Trưng Temple Festival in Hà Nội’s outskirt Mê Linh District has officially received the title of “National intangible cultural heritage".
The Tịch Điền (Ploughing Festival), an annual festival held on the seventh day of the Lunar New Year to pray for a year of bumper harvests, opened in the Hồng (Red) River Delta province of Hà Nam yesterday.
One of Việt Nam’s longest festivals, the Hương (Perfume) Pagoda festival, kicked off Wednesday – the sixth day of the first lunar month – in Hương Sơn Commune, Mỹ Đức District, on the outskirts of Hà Nội.
As part of a series of cultural activities being held across the country, a boat racing competition was held on the Lô River in the northern province of Tuyên Quang, on Monday, or the fourth day of the Lunar New Year.
The pedestrian space around Hoàn Kiếm (Returned Sword) Lake will not be expanded to the Old Quarter area.
Trial cameras will be installed during the Trần Temple festival this year to track violations, said Phạm Thi Oanh, deputy chairwoman of People’s Committee of Nam Định City.
Huế held a wrestling bout as a recreation event during the new lunar year yesterday.
Grime star Stormzy was the big winner at the Brit Awards in London on Wednesday, which included an emotional tribute from Oasis star Liam Gallagher to the victims of the Manchester terror attack.
Gucci kicked off Milan Fashion Week in typical eccentric style Wednesday as models carried replicas of their own heads on a runway transformed into a creepy operating room.
Aaron James and the Black Water will perform a show called Acoustic Wednesday at the Snuffbox Speakeasy bar in District 1 next Wednesday (February 28).