Art & Entertainment News In Brief
26/10/2015 (GMT+7)
Tea ceremony promotes peace, "Enjoy Panama" Photography Exhibition, HCM City hosts contest for Asia architecture rookies, Italian consulate sponsors concert in town, German Ball Saigon 2015 to return in November

The wedding ceremony of 40 special couples in Saigon: In pictures
23/10/2015 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – After 30 years living with her husband, Mrs. Hanh finally got to wear a wedding dress. Thirty-nine other disabled women also received wedding rings.

Writers receive prizes at awards ceremony in capital
12/10/2015 (GMT+7)
Writers receive prizes at awards ceremony in capital, Living with children inspires artists, First woolen garment exhibitions to open in major cities, Books on Ha Noi's history and culture go on show

Social News 5/9
05/09/2015 (GMT+7)
 Flyover projects in HCMC postponed, Ministry asks localities to tighten slaughterhouse management, Ministry pushes for students' health insurance coverage, Traffic policemen prepare for new school year ceremony

VN President attends ceremony marking victory over fascism in Beijing
03/09/2015 (GMT+7)
 President Truong Tan Sang joined 30 heads of States and governments and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at a ceremony in Beijing, China on September 3 to mark the 70th anniversary of victory over fascism during World War II.

In pictures: Mass wedding sees 100 marriages
03/09/2015 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge – Tran Hai Quang and Le Thi Bich Lieu's dream wedding ceremony and party finally came true as the couple were part of the Mass Wedding of 100 Disadvantaged Couples sponsored by the HCM City Employee Assistance Centre.

Opening ceremonies scheduled for new academic year
24/08/2015 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The 2015-2016 new academic year opening ceremony will take place on September 5, 2015, Pham Ngoc Phuong, chief secretariat of the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has announced.

Social News 12/8
12/08/2015 (GMT+7)
 Two died, two others injured at stone pit in Dak Lak, 2,000 students to participate in flag raising ceremony, Hoang Sa memorial site to be built on Ly Son island, HIV/AIDS model launched in Hanoi outskirts

Photos: Flag raising ceremony marks ASEAN's founding anniversary in Hanoi
11/08/2015 (GMT+7)
Hanoi organised a flag hoisting ceremony at the Ministry of Foreign Affair on August 7 to mark Vietnam's 20-year membership entry to ASEAN and the bloc's 48th founding anniversary.

Ceremony marks 20 years of Vietnam’s ASEAN membership
10/08/2015 (GMT+7)
 The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City on August 9 held a ceremony to fly the ASEAN flag and mark 20 years of Vietnam’s ASEAN membership and the group 48th founding anniversary.

Government News 5/8
05/08/2015 (GMT+7)
 Bangladeshi President to visit Viet Nam, HCM City ceremony marks Singapore’s 50th National Day, Vietnam, Chile strengthen relations, Stellar achievements from mountainous poverty reduction project

Vietnam holds flag-raising ceremony for submarines
02/08/2015 (GMT+7)
 A flag-raising ceremony for two new submarines was solemnly conducted at Cam Ranh military port in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa on August 1.

New rice ceremony of the Raglai
19/07/2015 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The Raglai people have several ceremonies relating to the life cycle of a man or a tree. The new rice ceremony is the biggest event of all. After harvesting and stockpiling rice in warehouses, the Raglai organize a ritual to thank

Vietnam win one more silver at SEA Games
16/06/2015 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The men's volleyball team won the final silver medal for Viet Nam at the 28th Southeast Asian Games in Singapore this morning, June 16.

Mount Sam’s spiritual ceremony becomes national heritage
09/06/2015 (GMT+7)
 A spiritual festival honouring the holy lady of Mount Sam in Chau Doc city, in the Mekong Delta of An Giang was certified as national intangible heritage on June 8.

Image: VN delegation holds flag-raising ceremony at 28th SEA Games
04/06/2015 (GMT+7)
 A flag-raising ceremony for the Vietnamese sports delegation was held at the Singapore Sports Hub on June 2, marking the team’s official presence in the 12-day 28th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.

Photos: Vietnam celebrates Buddha's birth
02/06/2015 (GMT+7)
The Day of Vesak - or the day of Buddha's birth - was celebrated at Quan Su Pagoda in the capital city yesterday by the Viet Nam Buddhist Sangha (Order of Monks).

National Assembly opens 9th session in Hanoi
20/05/2015 (GMT+7)
 Prime Minister receives RoK legislator, German press hails late President Ho Chi Minh, Deputy PM meets with former Lao leader, Late President’s 125th birth anniversary marked abroad, East Sea issues lie at heart of seminars in France

Swimmer Phuoc to raise VN flag during SEA Games ceremony
19/05/2015 (GMT+7)
 Hoang Quy Phuoc will have the honour of carrying the Vietnamese flag at the opening ceremony of the 28th Southeast Asian Games next month in Singapore.

The flag raising and lowering ceremony at Ba Dinh Square in pictures
03/05/2015 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge - In Hanoi, in addition to famous relics sites, visitors may feel that it is interesting to witness the flag raising and lowering ceremony at 6am and 9pm everyday at the Ba Dinh Square.