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Feng Shui and the traditional architecture of nothern Vietnam

Feng Shui and the traditional architecture of nothern Vietnam

12/29/2016 - 15:16

(VOVworld) - Each country and region has a typical architectural style based on its climate, economic conditions, technology, available materials, as well as other factors including local customs and beliefs. Throughout history, Vietnamese people, especially those in the northern region, have applied some distinctive rules to house building and decorating which they believe bring good fortune and chase away evil.

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The village well in Vietnamese people's spiritual life

The village well in Vietnamese people's spiritual life

2/2/2012 - 15:24

(VOVworld) The village banyan tree, water well, and communal house yard have become common symbols of a Vietnamese rural village. A village well not only provides water for the villagers’ daily use but is also a place where people can meet, chat or even flirt. Although many Vietnamese villages now have water piped into each home, the village well maintains...

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We are very glad to know that Gerry Neumann has returned to his home in England safe and sound. On his latest email on March 20, Gerry wrote...

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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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(VOVworld) - It’s freezing cold during winter in South Korea. But the harsh weather cannot keep Vietnamese women there from wearing “Ao dai” – the traditional Vietnamese long dress, which...