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August 2019

Vu Lan Festival

August 15, 2019
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 15 of August, repeating indefinitely

Vu Lan Festival, also known as Mother’s Day in Vietnam, is held annually on the 15th of the 7th month of the lunar calendar. The main objective of this festival is for the people to express their gratefulness and appreciation to deceased ancestors, especially mothers. Popular activity is to buy and release caged birds, fish and small animals, in the hope that such good deeds will earn them credits for a better incarnation in their next life, as well as helping…

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