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International Day of Yoga 2017 celebrations in Vietnam

The Embassy of India, Hanoi organised the 3rd International Day of Yoga celebrations in Hanoi, Vietnam on 17 June 2017 at the Ly Thai To Square near the iconinc Hoan Kiem Lake in partnership with the People's Committee of Hanoi, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam. National anthems of Vietnam and India were followed by the traditional lighting of the lamp, a welcome address by Ambassador of India Mr. P. Harish and a speech by H.E. Mr. Truong Minh Tien, Deputy Director of the Hanoi People's Committee's Department of Culture of Sports and broadcasting of the message of Mr. Narendra Modi, Honourable Prime Minister of India. Dignitaries attending the event included H.E. Mr. Nguyen Minh Vu, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs, Most Venerable Thich Thanh Nhieu, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha and a number of Ambassadors from the diplomatic corps. Around 4000 yoga enthusiasts from different walks of life and of all ages performed the yoga protocol led by Mr. Selvarasu, Yoga Instructor at the Indian Cultural Centre, Hanoi and Vietnamese students of yoga class at the Indian Cultural Centre. The celebrations culminated with a one and a half hour cultural and musical performance titled the India-Vietnam Friendship Handshake Concert. Performance from the Rattle & Hum Society, a group of artists from the northeastern states of India included Rida and the Musical Folks, Charaideo Sanskritik Gosthi, Vekhriyi & Vetahulu and Polar Lights besides the popular young Vietnamese singer Tran Thu Huong. The musical performances were much appreciated by the audience. Keeping with traditional customs, fruits, flowers and incense sticks were offered at the Ly Thai To monument before and after the celebrations. Leading Vietnamese insurance firm, BaoViet Life, was the main sponsor of the event.

  • Hanoi

    Celebration of International Day of Yoga - 2017

    The main event in Hanoi will be held on Saturday 17th June 2017. India and Vietnam are celebrating 2017 as the year of friendship (45th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations and 10t

    Date June 17, 2017
    Time The event will start at 1600hrs.
    Access Public. Access is free but yoga practitioners are issued separate passes as the floor space is limited (can take max. 900 people).
    Contact Person Mr. Rajesh Kumar Raina – Director of Indian Culture Center in Hanoi – 84 4 3633 2083.
  • Ho Chi Minh City

    Celebration of International Day of Yoga - 2017

    (i) Sunday, June 25, 2017 in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC)

    Date June 25, 2017
    Time (i) 0600 am in HCMC
    Access Public
    Contact Person Shri Vikas Gupta, Vice Consul (Culture)\c 0084-944-717-208
  • Ho Chi Minh City

    Celebration of International Day of Yoga - 2017

    (ii)Saturday, June 17, 2017 in Can Tho City

    Date June 25, 2017
    Time (ii) 0700 am in Can Tho City
    Access Public
    Contact Person Shri Vikas Gupta, Vice Consul (Culture)\c 0084-944-717-208