“Vu Lan bao hieu” (Parents' Day)
Vietnamese people call the 7th full moon festival “Vu Lan bao hieu” (Parents' Day)
The festival is the second largest annual traditional festival of Vietnam after the lunar New Year (Tet) festival, and it is celebrated by Vietnamese people participating in various religious rituals and humanitarian activities.
On this day, people visit pagodas and temples to worship ghosts and hungry spirits through offerings of food, clothes and other items, and release animals like birds or fish. Apart from that, they give presents and flowers to their parents to show their appreciation and gratitude...