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...
Korean Royal Embroidery

Korean Royal Embroidery

(VOVworld) - Embroidery is the art of decorating fabric with a needle and thread. In order to introduce Korean Royal embroidery to Vietnamese people, an exhibit of famous South Korean embroidery artist Lee...
Festival of Lights in Lyon – the magic colors

Festival of Lights in Lyon – the magic colors

(VOVworld) - When it comes to festivals, people often think of lively music, games, or parties. But the Festival of Lights in Lyon, France, happens in a silent and peaceful atmosphere. It’s where you...
Hanbok, the traditional costume of Koreans

Hanbok, the traditional costume of Koreans

(VOVworld) - The Koreans love their traditional costume Hanbok just as the Vietnamese love Ao Dai. Hanbok appears at weddings, funerals, folk festivals, special anniversaries and many other Korean events. The term Hanbok means "Korean clothing".  One Korean...
Eating Habits in Germany

Eating Habits in Germany

(VOVworld) - Each region in Germany has its own specialties and variations. Some say that the cooking and eating habits there are greatly influenced by the French and has more of an Eastern European...
French Perfume – the powerful fragrance

French Perfume – the powerful fragrance

(VOVworld) - When it comes to the art of perfume, no country ranks more highly than France. France has been the heart and soul of the world’s perfume industry. French perfumes, like their wines, are...
Irish Gaelic football

Irish Gaelic football

(VOVworld) - Most countries have their own sport displaying their national spirit. Irish Gaelic football stands out as a ball sport where people play with both their hands and feet. Today VOV talks to...
Baseball – the leading sport in Venezuela

Baseball – the leading sport in Venezuela

(VOVworld) - In Venezuela, sports play an important role in people’s lives. Of all the sports, baseball attracts the greatest number of participants. Today VOV talks to Ms Maikki from Venezuela,...
Cosplay: the Culture of Immitation

Cosplay: the Culture of Immitation

(VOVworld) - Costume role-play or cosplay has become more than a fashion trend. It’s now massive network of costume enthusiasts, spread around the globe. Why has it attracted...
The Sacred Last Meal of The Year

The Sacred Last Meal of The Year

(VOVworld) - The last day of the lunar year is very important to Vietnamese people. The feast eaten in the evening of this sacred day tends to be more abundant and elaborate than...
Koreans’ celebration for Lunar New Year

Koreans’ celebration for Lunar New Year

(VOVworld) - Vietnamese people have been enjoying the first month of the Lunar New Year in bliss and joy. But in Korea, the land some 3000 km away from us to the north...
The Maslenitsa Festival in Russia

The Maslenitsa Festival in Russia

(VOVworld) - March marks the transition between winter and summer. In Russia, March is even of special importance because it’s time for the Maslenitsa Festival.
Onigiri - A symbol of family love in Japan

Onigiri - A symbol of family love in Japan

(VOVworld) - At first glance, Onigiri- Japanese rice balls- seem too ordinary to represent the quintessence of Japan’s cooking arts, unlike a colorful tray of sushi. Yet, the simple-looking rice...
Hungarian folk dance - a dance of improvisation

Hungarian folk dance - a dance of improvisation

(VOVworld) - Hungarian folk dance probably dates back to the Middle Ages. The dance often draws compliments and praise for its free-style and extraordinary rhythms. Yet in the modern era when...
Mekong Ceramics: The Fine Art of Commoners

Mekong Ceramics: The Fine Art of Commoners

(VOVworld) - Running through 6 countries with an estimated length of 4,350 km, the Mekong is the longest river in the southeast Asia region and is home to many unique cultural features, including ceramics. Made...
How to eat like the French

How to eat like the French

(VOVworld) - French people have a national pride in many things, and French cuisine is definitely one of them. It is no surprise that in a country so famous for its gastronomy, many traditions...