Category Archives: Viet Nam

Hue garden houses

Hue is famous for not only picturesque landscape, but also well-known for spiritual culture through its architecture. Along with solemn royal tombs and majestic Imperial City, Hue is the city of peaceful garden houses.Constructed in accordance with “Feng Shui” principle, Hue garden house is a group of architectures arranged in North – South axis. Depsite […]

Dien Bien Phu – A place stored the heroic victory of Nation

With over 60 thousand square kilometer area, the  Dien Bien Phu city was the home of Thai, Mong, Sila and Kinh ethnic groups living together.Dien Bien Phu city is the provincial capital of the northwestern province of Dien Bien in Vietnam cover the entire field in the Muong Thanh valley with a length of about 20 km […]

Enjoying Hue Royal Court Music

Hue is not famous for only royal tombs, temples and fascinating dishes. Hue also owning a sweet melody of the art form has been recognized as a World Heritage, which is Hue Royal Court Music.Long time ago, Hue was known as a favorite destination of Vietnam. Moreover, Hue was also one of the most attractive […]

Traditional custom of Vietnamese ethnics on Tet holiday

Traditional custom of Vietnamese ethnics on Tet holidayEach ethnic minority group has its own festivals, customs, beliefs and farming practice. Tet festival lasts about half a month, during which time many exciting cultural and community activities take place.Following are traditional Tet festival customs of some ethnic minority groups in Vietnam including  Muong ethnic minority,  Tay […]

Tich Dien ceremony

Tich dien is a ceremony aiming to encourage locals to focus on rice cultivation and agricultural activities. On this occasion, the Emperor directly ploughs on the field. Emperor Minh Mang realized its importance and assigned the Rite Ministry to carefully prepare relevant documents to use in long-term. Under the reign of Emperor Gia Long, the […]

Mid-autumn festival

Mid-autumn festival is a meaningful event held on the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar month. At this time of the year, the weather is cool. – Name: Mid-autumn festival – Type of festival: Traditional festival – Time: The fifteenth day of the eighth lunar month – Place: Families, schools, communes, hamlets, etc. – Activities: […]

Tet nguyen dan (Lunar new year)

– Name: Tet nguyen dan (Lunar new year) – Type of festival: National traditional festival – Time: From the 30th day of the twelfth lunar month to the 4th day of the first lunar month. – Place: Families, places of worship (pagoda, village hall, family village hall, etc) and other places of interest. – Subject: Ancestor – […]

Trang An- Landscape Complex features outstanding universal values

Trang An landscape complex features outstanding universal values of World Heritage, this is reason on June 2014, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisations (UNESCO) has officially recognised Trang An as a World Cultural and Natural Heritage.Located in northern Ninh Binh province, the turbulent movement of earth crust of hundreds of million years ago […]

Vietnamese ethnic groups

Vietnam – Fatherland of many ethnic groups. Ethnic groups together with children of Lac Long Quan – Au Co, who had birth of one hundred children, half of them went with the mother up to mountains and half went with the father down to sea, together expanding the mountains and rivers “Three mountains, four seas, […]


Family is the most important aspect of life in Vietnam. It is much more interdependent and tight-knit than what many Western cultures are familiar with. The cohesiveness and health of the family unit is often a main imperative. The “family unit” itself generally includes a larger nexus of relationships. Aunts, uncles, grandparents and other extended […]