“Celebrating the 9th International Day of Yoga: Uniting for Global Wellbeing”

    The special event is aimed at raising awareness of the health benefits of Yoga, the representative of the Embassy of India in Hanoi announced during a press conference on June 2 to mark International Day of Yoga (IDY).

    IDY is an international day of yoga, celebrated annually on June 21. The event will bring together thousands of people from all religions, nationalities, ages, genders, and physical abilities to practice yoga and promote peace and harmony.

    The Embassy of India, Hanoi, in partnership with the Consulate General of India in Ho Chi Minh City and the Vietnam Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, is excited to announce that it will be joining forces with over thirty other cities and provinces in Vietnam to celebrate International Day of Yoga (IDY) in the second half of June 2023. The event will take place in Fansipan (Lao Cai) and will be themed “One World, One Health”. The event is open to people of all religions, nationalities, ages, genders and physical abilities, and will be a great opportunity for people to come together and practice yoga, in the hopes of promoting peace and harmony.

    The 9th International Day of Yoga: “One world, One health”
    Ambassador of India to Vietnam Sandeep Arya at the press conference at the Embassy of India in Hanoi on June 2 (Photo: PL)

    Vietnam was a co-sponsor of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly resolution establishing the International Day of Yoga (IDY) and an important partner of India in promoting and celebrating this special occasion, according to Ambassador of India to Vietnam Sandeep Arya at a press conference.

    The 9th International Day of Yoga: “One world, One health”
    The 9th International Day of Yoga (IDY) will be held on June 18 at the Martyrs’ Monument, Hoan Kiem Lake (Hanoi) (Photo: PL).

    The Indian Ambassador believed that the immense popularity of Yoga in Viet Nam illustrates a strong recognition of the advantages of practicing yoga and its importance in the strong cultural and people-to-people bond between our two nations.

    The Indian Dance Year 2022 (IDY 2022) will be celebrated in Vietnam with a special video created by the Embassy of India in Hanoi. This video highlights the traditional and contemporary dances of India and is sure to bring joy and excitement to viewers. IDY 2022 aims to promote the cultural heritage of India and to bring its beauty to the Vietnamese people. This celebration will be an opportunity to discover the vibrant and diverse Indian dance forms, from its classical forms such as Bharatanatyam and Kathak to its folk and tribal dances.

    The video produced by the Embassy of India in Hanoi for IDY 2022 will showcase the richness and beauty of the Indian dance forms in all their glory. It will provide viewers with a glimpse into the vibrant culture of India and the intricate moves and steps of its traditional and modern dance forms. The unique aspects of each dance form will be highlighted in the video, allowing viewers to immerse themselves in the beauty and culture of India.

    The Embassy of India in Hanoi is proud to present the IDY 2022 video, which will be a wonderful showcase of India’s culture and heritage. It is sure to be an exciting event that will bring joy and happiness to viewers, and provide them with an opportunity to learn about the country’s unique and diverse dance forms. The video will also be a great way to promote India’s culture and to bring the beauty and richness of its dances to the Vietnamese people.

    Yoga is a holistic wellness practice with origins in ancient India that unites the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of life. This 5,000-year-old tradition is designed to create a balance between the body and mind and to bring harmony with nature. Practicing yoga can offer numerous benefits, including improved physical fitness, stress relief, and increased mental clarity.

    In recognition of yoga’s numerous health benefits for the global population, the United Nations General Assembly established International Day of Yoga (IDY) on 21 June of every year since 2014. This annual celebration highlights the importance of promoting physical and mental wellbeing for all.

    Vietnam Times Reporters

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