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Traditional culture


An original Cham wedding

An original Cham wedding Cham Bani people are among few ethnic groups in Vietnam which can reserve unique wedding rituals to present days.   A wedding of the Cham. Photo: Internet In Cham marriage, which follows matriarchy and monogamy, women make proposal and men stay with bridal families....

“LI XI” or Lucky Money in Vietnamese culture

“LI XI” or Lucky Money in Vietnamese culture Every Vietnamese loves and cherishes this custom, especially children, who always expect to receive Li Xi – lucky money on traditional Tet Holiday. Lunar New Year (or Tet Holiday in Vietnamese) is a typical cultural feature in most of Asian...

BANH CHUNG (square glutinous rice cake) – Vietnamese Traditional Cake in New Year

BANH CHUNG (square glutinous rice cake) – Vietnamese Traditional Cake in New Year Appear from the 6th of King Hung, Banh Chung – square glutinous rice cake to go abreast with Vietnam national history and became the soul on New Year. The banquet tray welcomes spring today, the green square...

Five Fruits Tray on Tet – Culture Beautiful of Vietnamese Custom

Five Fruits Tray on Tet – Culture Beautiful of Vietnamese Custom Tet, almost everyone has the five fruits tray placed on an ancestral altar. That fruit tray, at least enough to try the five basic elements theory. If more, not limited and arrange the tower. Along with Banh Chung or Banh Tet,...

Enlivening the vitality of folk games in contemporary life

Enlivening the vitality of folk games in contemporary life Folk games are not only a good way for players to learn more about traditional cultural values, lifestyle and customs but the games can also help the players, particularly children, to develop teamwork and critical thinking skills. Thanks...

9 famous traditional games in Vietnam on Tet holidays

9 famous traditional games in Vietnam on Tet holidays During the Lunar New Year, the Vietnamese have more time to organize parties, meet friends, and play traditional games. Welcoming Tet, this is an opportunity for people to temporarily put off work, gather, and have fun; so, many traditional...

Discover serenity at these four Khmer pagodas in Soc Trang

Discover serenity at these four Khmer pagodas in Soc Trang Mahatup, Sa Lon, Som Rong and Day Om Pu pagodas all bear intriguing Khmer design elements that charm visitors. Mahatup or Doi Pagoda   Soc Trang Province, located at the end tip of Hau River, a distributary of the Mekong River, boasts a...

Traditional costumes of the Lu ethnic minority

Traditional costumes of the Lu ethnic minority   (VOVWORLD) –  The Lu ethnic minority of Lai Chau province have long earned their living by growing cotton, raising silkworms, spinning thread and weaving fabrics. The colorful patterns on their clothes depict trees, plants, and flowers to...

25 striking images of vietnam ethnic groups

25 striking images of vietnam ethnic groups Over the years, French photographer Réhahn has made countless excursions into the highlands and countryside of Vietnam, photographing the men, women and children of Vietnam’s 54 ethnic minorities. “By picking up the language, I found myself drawn to...

Traditional costumes reveal diversity among Dao ethnic groups

Traditional costumes reveal diversity among Dao ethnic groups A photo series the gorgeous and varied clothes worn by the ethnic Dao people in northern Vietnam. The Dao are a major ethnic group with a population of 891,151 according to the 2019 census. They consist of several sub-groups and live...

Hanoi flower villages lack customers ahead of Tet

Hanoi flower villages lack customers ahead of Tet One week before the Lunar New Year, flower villages like Nhat Tan and Tu Lien in Hanoi are abnormally silent.   Peach blossoms in Nhat Tan Ward, Tay Ho District are blooming due to the warm weather.   Hoa from Nhat Tan is excited because she has...

The bustling atmosphere of Saigon yellow mai street

The bustling atmosphere of Saigon yellow mai street On the sidewalks of Pham Ngoc Thach Street in Saigon’s District 1, yellow mai flower trees attract many Lunar New Year visitors.   Before the Tet holiday which peaks on Feb. 12, this street is filled with the yellow shade of mai, a very...

4 European-style resorts in Da Lat (Vietnam) for Tet

04 European-style resorts in Da Lat (Vietnam) for Tet If you are planning a trip to Da Lat during Tet, here are four romantic resorts built in European architectural styles you could stay in.   Situated by Tuyen Lam Lake, around 7 kilometers from the town center, Dalat Resort Wonder is a large...