Medicinal herbs of the Dao people

Medicinal herbs of the Dao people

(VOVWORLD) -The knowledge of traditional therapeutic medicine was developed in Vietnam thousands of years ago, along with experience gained in using natural resources for survival. In spite of the progress...
Tran Tuan Viet – a visual storyteller

Tran Tuan Viet – a visual storyteller

(VOVWORLD) - With hopes to become a visual storyteller instead of a photographer, amateur Tran Tuan Viet has done his best to capture moments of innocence, intimacy and freshness in Vietnam. He has also...
Longivity celebration of Nung ethnic minority people

Longivity celebration of Nung ethnic minority people

(VOVWORLD) - There are approximately 80 thousand Nung people living in the northern province of Bac Giang, 45 km north of Hanoi. They earn a living from rice growing and gathering. Birthdays or longivity celebrations...
Wedding ceremony of the Red Dao

Wedding ceremony of the Red Dao

(VOVWORLD) - Getting married is a significant milestone in a person’s life. Wedding rituals of the Red Dao ethnic people embrace traditional cultural features that need to be promoted and preserved....
Doi Tam village and the art of drum making

Doi Tam village and the art of drum making

(VOVWORLD) - In Vietnam, drums are a traditional instrument at festivals and weddings. They are also used to announce arrivals to the community, signal when school starts or ends, and accompany musical performances. Depending on...
IU.IU.IU Exhibit- Life through the eyes of artists with autism

IU.IU.IU Exhibit- Life through the eyes of artists with autism

(VOVWORLD) -April is Autism Acceptance Month to raise awareness about autism, which is a complex brain disorder that often inhibits a person’s ability to communicate, respond to surroundings, and form relationships with others. On this occasion,...
The Tale of Kieu featured in new suite

The Tale of Kieu featured in new suite

(VOVWORLD) - Music Professor Dang Ngoc Long has a long association with Vietnamese music. He is the person who popularized Vietnamese music including Nghe Tinh and Quan Ho folk songs in...
Return to place of survival

Return to place of survival

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam is a word that always haunts the minds of American war veterans, who fought during the war in the country shaped like the letter “S”. More than 40 years after the war ended...
 Improvisational comedy

Improvisational comedy

(VOVWORLD)- Improvisational Comedy or Improv, a form of live theater in which the plot, characters and dialogue are made up on the spot, first appeared in Hanoi in 2005. In 2015, with the...
Love and marriage in Vietnam’s history and customs

Love and marriage in Vietnam’s history and customs

(VOVworld) - Over years, the Vietnamese concepts of love and marriage have evolved. Nowadays, single mothers, cohabitation, same-sex marriage, and sex before marriage are becoming more accepted. Males and females are...
The unique Mother Goddess Worship of Vietnam

The unique Mother Goddess Worship of Vietnam

(VOVworld) – Mother Goddess worship, or Đạo Mẫu”, is very popular belief in an agriculture-based country like Vietnam, where farmers strongly depend on nature. When people are happy and joyful, they come to...
Vietnamese Royal Embroidery - From past to present

Vietnamese Royal Embroidery - From past to present

(VOVworld) -Vietnamese royal embroidery, the art of decorating fabric with a needle and thread, has a history of more than 700 years. As time passed, embroidery came and went in popularity, but it still...