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...
12 zodiac animals

12 zodiac animals

(VOVworld) - 12 zodiac animals symbolize the changes of the heaven and earth and bring calmness to people’s minds whenever spring comes. The 12 zodiac pictures reflect good wishes, good luck, hope, and...
Nghệ Tĩnh’s folk singing

Nghệ Tĩnh’s folk singing

(VOVworld) - Each region in Vietnam has its own typical folk songs. The land of Hồng Lam in Central Vietnam with its mountains and rivers, picturesque beauty, and brave, hardworking inhabitants...
Lên Đồng or “Going into a trance” Ritual

Lên Đồng or “Going into a trance” Ritual

(VOVworld) – Worshipping the Mother Goddess – Mother of the Universe - has been a time-honoured spiritual practice in Vietnam since prehistoric times. The ancient Vietnam people initiated the practice of communicating with the...
BBC Media Action: project on climate change communication

BBC Media Action: project on climate change communication

(VOVworld) - Vietnam is the fifth most vulnerable country to climate change in the world. Temperature increases and changes in rainfall patterns will affect agricultural production, water resources and human health. Despite these far...
Gongs in the lives of Central Highlanders

Gongs in the lives of Central Highlanders

Gong music is sacred to the Ede, for whom the sound of gongs evokes their origin myth, the Dam San epic. This story tells about the Ede leader, Dam San, longed to marry...
Western Nghe An Biosphere Reserve

Western Nghe An Biosphere Reserve

Covered by more than 1.3 million hectares of natural forest and spreading over nine mountainous districts, the Western Nghe An Biosphere Reserve is the only remaining area in northern...