The unique Mother Goddess Worship of Vietnam

The unique Mother Goddess Worship of Vietnam

 (VOVworld) – Mother Goddess worship, or Đạo Mẫu”, is very popular belief in an agriculture-based country like Vietnam, where farmers strongly depend on nature. When people are happy and joyful, they come to...
Vietnamese Royal Embroidery - From past to present

Vietnamese Royal Embroidery - From past to present

(VOVworld) -Vietnamese royal embroidery, the art of decorating fabric with a needle and thread, has a history of more than 700 years. As time passed, embroidery came and went in popularity, but it still...
Feng Shui and the traditional architecture of nothern Vietnam

Feng Shui and the traditional architecture of nothern Vietnam

(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...
Vietnamese Court Examination

Vietnamese Court Examination

(VOVworld) - Vietnamese Teacher's Day is an annual celebration held on November 20 to honor the contribution of teachers nationwide. On such a special occasion, we want to tell you the...
Making incense in Xa Kieu traditional craft village

Making incense in Xa Kieu traditional craft village

(VOVworld) - Incense has a special significance in the spiritual life in many Asian countries, including Vietnam. Burning incense is part of Vietnamese culture and beliefs. In today’s show, we’ll...
 The rustic pottery art of Hương Canh

The rustic pottery art of Hương Canh

(VOVworld) – For centuries, the Vietnamese people have had a folk saying: “Móng Cái porcelain, Hương Canh jars”, to compliment two of the best-quality terracotta brands in the northern region. Ceramic products...
Vietnamese traditional folk painting and its preservation

Vietnamese traditional folk painting and its preservation

(VOVworld) -The exhibition titled “Twelve Typical Kinds of Vietnamese Folk Paintings”, co organized by the Hanoi Museum and the Hanoi Ceramic Museum, is continuing in Hanoi. Along side it is a thematic seminar with...
Vietnam’s other puppetry art

Vietnam’s other puppetry art

(VOVworld) – Bảo Hà village in Hai Phong province has a long history of creating and performing puppets. Here, two types of puppetry co-exist: water and non-water puppetry. Together with...
Ba Mun island - a paradise for wild animals

Ba Mun island - a paradise for wild animals

(VOVworld) - This year the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has launched a program promoting Vietnam as a paradise of sea and island for tourists. Besides traditional tourist destinations, travel agents...
Traditional Do Paper – Stories Behind The Folds

Traditional Do Paper – Stories Behind The Folds

(VOVworld) -“Do” paper is made from the bark of the Do tree, which can be found in Vietnam’s northern region. Having first appeared in the 13th century, this type of paper has been used widely...
Vietnamese water puppet’s design and manipulation

Vietnamese water puppet’s design and manipulation

(VOVworld) - Vietnamese water puppetry is a unique folk art, believed to be more than 1000 years old. A guide book says “Not watching a performance of water puppetry means not visiting Vietnam yet...