Ramadan – The Holy Month of Muslims

Ramadan – The Holy Month of Muslims

(VOVWORLD) - Ramadan - the ninth month of the Islamic calendar is considered as one of the most important annual event of Muslims all over the world. While fasting from dawn until sunset during the Ramadan month, Muslims refrain...
Bizzare food in the UK and Vietnam

Bizzare food in the UK and Vietnam

(VOVWORLD) - Food, as delectable as it is to some, can be unappetizing to others, depending on cultural differences and personal preference. In this week’s “Culture Rendezvous”, we’ll have a conversation...
Satire – As American as apple pie

Satire – As American as apple pie

(VOVWORLD) - Humor, comedy, and wit … and American satire. Study after study in the past decade has indicated that Americans under the age of 35 get their news primarily from satirical...
Halloween Eve: when the fun is not limited to children

Halloween Eve: when the fun is not limited to children

(VOVworld) - Straddling the line between fall and winter, plenty and paucity, life and death, Halloween is a time of celebration and superstition. Thought to have originated with the ancient Celtic people, Halloween has...
Movies: A Connection To The American Culture

Movies: A Connection To The American Culture

(VOVworld) - The American film industry, often referred to as Hollywood as the name of its birthplace, is considered the most dominant force in the world’s modern cinema industry. Just the word “Hollywood” itself conjures...
The guide to exploring Dutch food culture

The guide to exploring Dutch food culture

(VOVworld) - Although the Netherlands is not known for its cuisine, there's much more to Dutch food than just raw herring. Without many refinements, the food culture here is best described as...
Zumba non-stop party in Hanoi

Zumba non-stop party in Hanoi

(VOVworld) – For the first time ever, Hanoians have been wowed by the largest-ever Zumba party around the Lý Thái Tổ Statue on Sunday night. Thousands of people gathered at walking street until mid...
Israeli contemporary dance – ArtLana duo

Israeli contemporary dance – ArtLana duo

(VOVworld) – Dancing has been regarded as an integral part of religious, national, community, and family celebrations of the Jewish people. In VOV24/7’s “Culture Rendezvous” this week, we will talk to ArtLana...
Kimjang culture of making and sharing Kimchi

Kimjang culture of making and sharing Kimchi

(VOVworld) – Kimjang is the most typical example of food culture in the Republic of Korea. In Korean, Kimjang means making large quantities of Kimchi. In 2013, UNESCO recognized  Kimjang as an intangible cultural...
Chuseok: the Korean Thanksgiving holiday

Chuseok: the Korean Thanksgiving holiday

(VOVworld) - Chuseok, or the annual thanksgiving holiday, is the second biggest event after Lunar New Year Festival in Korea. Korean people visit relatives and ancestral graves during the celebration, which will fall on September 15th...
Indian Yoga - the magic art

Indian Yoga - the magic art

(VOVworld) - India was set to lead the world in celebrating the first International Day of Yoga on June 21, 2015. How can this exercise attract great attention from a huge number of participants all...
Wine - the pride of the French

Wine - the pride of the French

(VOVworld) - France produces 7 to 8 billion bottles of wine per year, which amounts to 20% of the world’s production. Wine is part of French culture, where buying a...
Belgian cartoons – the 9th art

Belgian cartoons – the 9th art

(VOVworld) - Have you ever read the Belgian comic book series “Adventures of Tintin”? Did you know it is famous around the world and has been published in more than 70 languages?...