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...
Rooster in Vietnamese folklore

Rooster in Vietnamese folklore

(VOVworld) – The rooster is associated with Vietnam’s historical myths. From a domestic animal, rooster became a sacrifice that Vietnamese offer to the genies during the Lunar New Year festival. The...
Vietnam’s cultural identity affirmed globally

Vietnam’s cultural identity affirmed globally

(VOVworld)-Vietnam’s cultural identity is partly reflected in the cultural heritages recognized by UNESCO. Along with economic integration, Vietnam’s culture is being spread globally through these heritages
Wednesday January 25, 2017

Wednesday January 25, 2017

(VOVworld) - Vietnamese people are rushing to prepare for Tet, the Lunar New Year celebration, which will begin on Saturday. It is the most important holiday in Vietnam. Many people get...
Chầu văn - Vietnamese ritual singing

Chầu văn - Vietnamese ritual singing

(VOVworld) - Chầu văn is a Vietnamese form of ritual singing. Chầu means supplication, văn means literature. Chầu văn is a highly rhythmic form of singing that often accompanies “hau dong” (mediumship)...
Prospects await Vietnam in 2015

Prospects await Vietnam in 2015

(VOVworld) – As spring is approaching, it’s time to review what has been done in the past year and discuss new prospects for Vietnam in 2015. VOV’s Le Phuong...
Festival honors Mother Goddess worship in Hanoi

Festival honors Mother Goddess worship in Hanoi

(VOVworld) – A festival of the worship of the Mother Goddess commenced on Friday at the Hanoi Cultural Friendship Palace with the participation of 15 ritual practice groups from Hanoi and...
Mother Goddess Worship and trance rituals in Vietnam

Mother Goddess Worship and trance rituals in Vietnam

(VOVworld) - Mother Goddess Worship and trance rituals (or “hầu đồng”) are traditional religious practices in Vietnam, with the latter considered an art performance combined with music, singing, and dancing. Mother Goddess Worship and trance...