• Festivals & events

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Gang of Five Chancing Modern
23 Aug 2018 - 09 Sep 2018 | Ho Chi Minh City

Get to know an important moment in Vietnamese art at 'Gang of Five Chancing Modern', a new exhibit taking place at the Factory Contemporary Arts Centre from now until September 9. The Gang of Five is...

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Vietnam National Day
02 Sep 2018 - 02 Sep 2018

One of the most significant holidays in the Vietnamese calendar, Sept. 2 marks the day revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh declared Vietnam's independence from France. Across the country, Vietnamese...

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Do Son Buffalo Fighting Festival
18 Sep 2018 - 18 Sep 2018

One of the most unique festivals in all Vietnam, the Đồ Sơn Buffalo Fighting Festival expresses the bravery, chivalry and risk-taking spirit of the residents of the northern city of Hai...

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Vietnam Mountain Marathon
22 Sep 2018 - 23 Sep 2018 | Sapa

With one of the most spectacular backdrops in the world, the Vietnam Mountain Marathon is a unique and unforgettable experience. Courses vary in length, ranging from a 10-kilometre fun run to a...

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Mid-autumn Festival
24 Sep 2018 - 24 Sep 2018

In celebration of the end of the harvest, the Mid-autumn Festival -- known as Tết Trung Thu -- is one of the most significant holidays in the Vietnamese calendar. Children are the stars of the...

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Whale Festival
25 Sep 2018 - 27 Sep 2018 | Vung Tau

Held in the coastal city of Vung Tau, this festival commemorates whales, a sacred animal of the area. According to legend, Emperor Gia Long was saved from a sinking ship by these majestic creatures...

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