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Yoga to be celebrated across nation

Update: June, 20/2020 - 09:14


Staff of the VTC Television practise yoga during the break.

HÀ NỘI – The sixth International Day of Yoga (June 21) will be celebrated across the country from June 21-28 under the theme 'Yoga from Home'.

Đinh Quang Dũng, 9, from Hà Nội, is one among participants of the contest My Life My Yoga.

The Embassy of India this year has been supporting International Day of Yoga events in Hà Nội, Quảng Ninh, Vĩnh Phúc, Ninh Thuận, Phú Yên and Thanh Hóa provinces.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the embassy and the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre have been promoting yoga online with webinars on 'yoga asanas' and best daily lifestyle practices.

Nông Thu Huệ from HCM City performs Natarajasana (Dancer), one among entries of My Life My Yoga contest.

The video blogging contest 'My Life My Yoga' has also been launched. Participants nationwide performing yoga asanas and upload their videos and photos on the embassy’s social media platforms. The three best entries will receive a prize from the embassy. These videos will also be considered for the global contest being organised by the Indian government.

The main event will take place near Hạ Long Bay with the collaboration of Quảng Ninh Province People’s Committee on Sunday. The event will be live-streamed on the Embassy’s social media platforms to take the event to thousands of yoga enthusiasts and encourage them to join the celebrations remotely. VNS


Nguyễn Mai Thúy and Vũ Hải Yến from Hà Nội perform Pigeon Pose. Photos courtesy of Indian Embassy



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