3rd International Yoga Day celebrated across Vietnam

A series of events are taking place across Vietnam to welcome International Yoga Day (June 21) and celebrate 45 years of diplomatic ties and 10 years of strategic partnership between Vi?t Nam and India.

A large number of people joined a mass yoga performance and practice in East Sea Park in Da Nang city on Sunday. The event was hosted by the Indian Embassy, Bao Viet Life Corporation, the Ministry of Sports, Culture and Tourism and local authorities.

International Yoga Day was observed in Hanoi on Saturday night with a two-hour yoga show at Ly Thai To Park. More 1,000 people participated in the event, which also featured performances by Indian and Vietnamese artists. Mrs. Nguyen Anh Phuong, a Hanoi resident, said: This is the first time I have joined International Yoga Day. I am very excited because it offers me an excellent opportunity me to meet and learn from other yoga practitioners. I have practiced yoga for 7 months and my health has much improved.

Source: VOV5