Mon, 15th Apr 2024 13:03 (GMT +7)

Summer Yoga Festival 2024 to take place in Quang Ninh in late May

Wednesday, 27/03/2024 | 02:43:39 [GMT +7] A  A

The Embassy of India will coordinate with the Yoga Federation of Vietnam (VYF) to organize the second Summer Yoga Festival in Ha Long city on May 25 - 26.

The 8th International Day of Yoga at the iconic world heritage site of Halong Bay

The event is expected to attract approximately 1,500 practitioners. It aims to honour International Yoga Day on June 21 and to raise public awareness about health benefits associated with yoga.

On this occasion, yoga performances will help to provide a chance for yoga trainers to share knowledge and spread a message of health and high spirits in the community.

The UN General Assembly designated June 21 as International Yoga Day in 2015 on the initiative of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

International Yoga Day celebrations on June 21 in Vietnam have been going strong for nine years. It is frequently held by the Indian Embassy and has become an essential gathering for yoga practitioners in the country.

Yoga is a 5,000-year-old tradition from India that combines physical, mental and spiritual pursuits to achieve harmony of the body and mind. On December 11 in 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 21st as the International Day of Yoga.

By Xuan Hoa