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Inside World Festivals: Buon Don Elephant Races

Thursday, 24 Jun 2010 | Views [4600]

Few travel adventures offer the excitement and uniqueness as Vietnam’s Buon Don Elephant Races, held each year around March in the forests near the Sevepoi River.  Nothing quite compares to watching ten magnificent elephants racing along a one mile ... Read more >

Tags: elephant races, elephants, sevepoi river, vietnam, vietnam festivals, world festivals

March - Buon Don Elephant Races, Vietnam

Wednesday, 11 Feb 2009 | Views [7804] | Comments [1]

Location: Don Village, Buon Don District, Dak Lak Province. There are daily flights from Ho Chi Minh City that fly to Buon Ma Thuot, where you can arrange a ride to Buon Don. Dates: normally in the third lunar month (March) Level of Participation:... Read more >

Tags: elephant, elephant races, march, races, sports event, traditional festival, vietnam

February - Tet Nguyen Dan (Festival of the First Day), Vietnam

Thursday, 29 Jan 2009 | Views [7086]

Location: Throughout Vietnam Dates: Lunar New Year (between 19 January and 20 February Level of Participation: 3 – a New Year’s Eve as raucous as any. Description: In Vietnam, Tet ushers in the New Year and is by far the biggest day ... Read more >

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