Chol Chnam Thmay is also the new year festival celebrated by people from Laos, Cambodia, Brunei and Thailand.
Throughout the years, local people have retained their traditional profession with a craftsmanship process that requires ingenuity and sophistication.
A collection of stamps showcasing the objects of Óc Eo Culture that were recognised as national treasures has been issued by the Ministry of Information and Communications in co-ordination with the People's Committee of the southern province of An Giang.
Traditional toys still popular among Việt Nam's young when festival time comes around
A bust of President Hồ Chí Minh that was preserved by Vietnamese prisoners on Côn Đảo Island during the resistance war against the French is displayed to the public for that first time at an exhibition being held at Hồ Chí Minh Museum.
The two new national treasures – a pair of stone lion statues and a red-lacquered altar trimmed with gold – are expected to help turn the thousand-year-old pagoda into a top tourism destination in the capital.
Parasite made history on Sunday in winning the Oscar for best picture, as the first non-English language film to score the coveted award.