Vietnam celebrates International Yoga Day

International Yoga Day has been celebrated in major cities such as Ha Noi, Da Nang, Can Tho, Nha Trang, Dong Nai, and Ho Chi Minh City.

The Yoga Day was part of the Vietnam-India Friendship Year 2017 to mark the 45th anniversary of diplomatic ties and 10 years of bilateral strategic partnership.

The celebration featured performances from hundreds of yoga practitioners to popularize the physical and spiritual practice in Vietnam.

The celebration, organized by the Indian Embassy, Vietnam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, will include other activities such as providing yoga practice books and seminars on health and healthy lifestyle.

Source: VOV5