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Hanoi farmers harvest rice under scorching heat

Hanoi farmers harvest rice under scorching heat

Under the sun up to 40 degrees Celsius, farmers in the outskirts of Hanoi are busy harvesting rice to keep up with the progress of the new crop - the second one of this year.

Buddhists perform ritual from distance on Vesak

Buddhists perform ritual from distance on Vesak

The UN Day of Vesak falls on May 26. Due to the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic whose threat mounts in the city, the Buddhist community decided to postpone the biggest Buddhist festival of the year.

Hanoi special sweet dumplings for Han Thuc Festival

Hanoi special sweet dumplings for Han Thuc Festival

The ready-made ingredients to make Han Thuc’s festival specialties has been plenty in both local and online markets for expats in Hanoi to buy and delight their children at home with a Vietnamese cooking lesson.

The main rituals in the Lunar New Year Festival

The main rituals in the Lunar New Year Festival

For centuries, every year when Tet (the Lunar New Year Festival) arrives, various rituals have been held in every family, bringing a lively ambiance filled with tradition and culture in the beginning of the New Year all over the country.