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    The Ultimate Baguette Extravaganza: A Showcase of 50 Years of Iconic Brands

    The vibrant city of Ho Chi Minh played host to an enticing festival celebrating the beloved Vietnamese Banh Mi. This year, the festival returned for its second edition, opening on May 17 and featuring a delightful array of longstanding brands from across the nation, some with a proud heritage of over 50 years.

    Honoring President Ho Chi Minh: A Tribute to a Visionary Leader on His Birthday

    On the occasion of the late President Ho Chi Minh's 134th birthday, a delegation of Vietnam's leaders, including representatives from the Party, State, National Assembly, Government, and the Vietnam Fatherland Front, gathered at his mausoleum in Hanoi on May 18 to pay their respects. The delegation offered floral tributes to commemorate the beloved leader's birth on May 19, 1890, and to honor his enduring legacy.

    The Big Finale: Party Central Committee’s Ninth Plenary Session

    The 13th Party Central Committee concluded its three-day ninth plenum on the 18th, successfully finalizing all agenda items.

    The Alluring Lotus Festival: A Blooming Spectacle

    The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap witnessed the blooming of a unique festival on May 16 - a lotus festival, the second of its kind. This enchanting event unveiled a plethora of delights, showcasing hundreds of One Commune One Product (OCOP) creations and culinary masterpieces crafted from the majestic lotus plant.

    The Alluring Lotus Festival: A Blooming Spectacle

    The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap witnessed the blooming of a unique festival on May 16 - a lotus festival, the second of its kind. This enchanting event unveiled a plethora of delights, showcasing hundreds of One Commune One Product (OCOP) creations and culinary masterpieces crafted from the ethereal lotus plant.

    The Captivating Crape Myrtle Bloom: Hanoi’s Purple Paradise

    As May marches on, the streets of Hanoi are adorned with the vibrant purple hues of the giant crape-myrtle, locally known as "Bang Lang." These majestic flowers, in full bloom, paint the city with their rich colors, creating a scenic spectacle that is truly a sight to behold.

    The Enlightened Celebration: Buddhists Unite in a Vibrant Parade for Buddha’s Birthday in Ho Chi Minh City

    Devout followers of Buddhism in Ho Chi Minh City united in a spectacular display of faith on May 15. Monks, nuns, and laypeople alike joined a procession, bearing a statue of the Buddha, to commemorate the enlightened one's birthday with reverence and joy.

    The Charm of Ao Dai: A Cultural Extravaganza Down Under

    The elegant and iconic Ao Dai, a traditional Vietnamese long dress, is taking center stage in a fashion show extravaganza in New South Wales and Victoria. This unique presentation, running from May 13 to May 17, showcases the exquisite fusion of Vietnamese and Australian landscapes, embodied in the graceful Ao Dai. It promises to be a celebration of cultural synergy and style, with the Ao Dai serving as a canvas to showcase the beauty of both countries.

    Hanoi’s Streets Illuminated for Ho Chi Minh’s Birthday Extravaganza

    The vibrant streets of the capital city are adorned with a sea of national flags, a colorful display of flowers, and celebratory banners to commemorate the 134th birthday of the beloved President Ho Chi Minh. This annual tradition transforms the city into a canvas of patriotism and a tribute to the iconic leader.

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