German traditional wedding customs

German traditional wedding customs

(VOVWORLD) - In many cultures all over the world, wedding ceremonies go hand in hand with special traditions and superstitions. Today we’ll talk to Josephine Struckmeier, a German student working...
German beer culture

German beer culture

(VOVWORLD) - Germany is a beer country, and that’s a fact. Thousands of brands of German beer have been created using just 4 ingredients: hops, barley, yeast, and water. That number continues...
Saint Patrick's Day

Saint Patrick's Day

(VOVWORLD) -Have you ever heard about Saint Patrick’s Day? Have you ever seen the whole river dyed green and people dressing all green for a day? Well, if you...
Ice hockey in Finland

Ice hockey in Finland

(VOVWORLD) - Although ice hockey is not the Finnish national sport, it is by far the most popular sport when measured by attendances and by national television coverage. Despite the country’s tiny population,...
Hanoi through the eyes of an English photographer

Hanoi through the eyes of an English photographer

(VOVWORLD) - Hanoi’s rich history, culture, and architecture have inspired a great number of Vietnamese and foreign artists. Marcus Lacey, a professional photographer from England is one. He has lived and took photographs...
The best thing about Finland's education system

The best thing about Finland's education system

(VOVWORLD) - Unquestionably that Finland has one of the best education systems in the world. According to a Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) study, Finnish school children are among the best in...
French eating habits

French eating habits

(VOVWORLD) - For millions of people around the globe, there’s nothing better than French cuisine. In France, eating is seen as a pleasure rather than simply fueling the body to get through...
Thanksgiving in US

Thanksgiving in US

(VOVWORLD) -Thanksgiving is a national holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the US. Thanksgiving are best known for the Thanksgiving dinner and Turkey pardon. Well, what else...
Sauna in Finland – things you may not know

Sauna in Finland – things you may not know

(VOVWORLD) - Sauna, a small room used as a hot-air or steam bath for cleaning and refreshing the body, is now popular all over the world. Have you ever thought that sauna is a...
American Football

American Football

(VOVWORLD) - Football is the king of sports, and is loved by almost everyone in the world. But American football, or football as it may be called in America, is a totally different ball...
Community service in the US

Community service in the US

(VOVWORLD) -Have you done any community service? Do you think that community service should be compulsory especially for students? Whether you agree or disagree, let’s listen to Preston Simmons,...
UK afternoon tea culture

UK afternoon tea culture

(VOVWORLD) - Taking afternoon tea is a quintessential British pastime and has been part of the UK’s culture for centuries. Scones with lashings of jam and butter, cucumber sandwiches, and lots of tea is...
Fad diets in the US

Fad diets in the US

(VOVWORLD) - Obesity, a major health issue in the US, leads to numerous diseases. While many industrialized countries are in a similar situation, obesity rates in the US are the highest...
Stilt Walking of Belgium: fights on stilts

Stilt Walking of Belgium: fights on stilts

(VOVWORLD) - Like many other European countries, Belgium is famous for numerous festivals that take place all year round, some of which are the biggest in the world. Aside from Majorette, stilt walking is...
Majorettes – Belgian baton twirler girls

Majorettes – Belgian baton twirler girls

(VOVWORLD) - “A touch of Belgium” cultural event took place on Saturday afternoon at Ly Thai To Garden, Hanoi, to celebrate the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Belgium and Vietnam. 11 members...
Aussie slangs: beginner’s guide

Aussie slangs: beginner’s guide

(VOVWORLD) - If you found yourself completely lost in a Sydney bar yarn, looking like a stunned mullet when invited to a cuppa in the arvo, or simply, just wondering what...