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...
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...
The Great British Pub

The Great British Pub

(VOVworld) - Renowned worldwide, the great British pub is not just a place to drink beer, wine, cider, or even something a little bit stronger, it is a unique social center, very often...
Delicious German style-cakes for dessert

Delicious German style-cakes for dessert

(VOVworld) - Do you know that Germans, popularly known for their hardworking, efficient and disciplined characters, have quite a history in baking? Although not as famous as France in terms of pastries, Germany is home...
Belcholat – The taste of Belgium

Belcholat – The taste of Belgium

(VOVworld) - You can travel around the world and ask people what comes to mind when you mention Belgium. In most cases, the answer will be: chocolate – surprisingly or not. But what is it...
Belgian beer- the taste of Belgium

Belgian beer- the taste of Belgium

(VOVworld) - Have you ever seen someone take a sip of beer and say: “That tastes Belgian!”, and when you take a sip of the same beer, you instantly know what they’re talking about? What is...