The 16th United Nations Day of Vesak (UNDV) celebrations and international Buddhist conference will take place at Tam Chuc Pagoda in the northern province of Ha Nam next year. The title of the conference is the Buddhist Approach to Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities for Sustainable Societies. The event is expected to welcome more than 10,000 participants, including heads of states, Buddhist leaders, academics and Buddhists from about 100 countries and territories across the world. Tam Chuc Pagoda is located in Kim Bang District and is among Vietnam’s biggest pagodas. The pagoda, which is around 1,000 years old, has been rebuilt with the participation from Indian experts. Tam The Hall can accommodate 5,000 people. Pagoda construction is slated for full completion by 2048. A Vietnamese firm will display at USD600,000 piece of moon rock in the US at Tam Chuc Pagoda. The meteorite contains six pieces that weigh 5 kg, the biggest piece weighs 2.7 kg. The pieces fit together in one large chunk and is called The Moon Puzzle.