Water resource worship of the Ede

Water resource worship of the Ede

(VOVWORLD) -Water resource worship is a unique ritual of the Ede in the Central Highlands. It’s held annually to pay tribute to the water genie, who has brought them happiness...
Health worship of the M’Nong

Health worship of the M’Nong

(VOVWORLD) -Health worship rituals are an important religious custom of the M’Nong in the Central Highlands. The blessed person feels relaxed, secured and protected
“Cheo” performances become Hanoians’ weekend amusement

“Cheo” performances become Hanoians’ weekend amusement

(VOVWORLD) - Hanoians have been enticed by famous “Cheo” (traditional Vietnamese opera) performances every Saturday night since June. These performances, sometimes including “Chau van” - a highly rhythmic form of singing that often accompanies “Hau dong” ...
Unique wedding rituals of the Pa Ko

Unique wedding rituals of the Pa Ko

(VOVWORLD) -The Pa Ko consider marriage one of the most important work in a person’s lifespan. Parents have to prepare offerings for their children’s wedding when they are...
Ada festival of the Pa Ko

Ada festival of the Pa Ko

(VOVWORLD) -The Ada festival to celebrate a new rice crop is the biggest and most important event of the year for the Pa Ko.  The festival begins on the 6th day of...
The Lo Lo’s belief of worshipping ancestors

The Lo Lo’s belief of worshipping ancestors

(VOVWORLD) -The Lo Lo ethnic minority group believes that people have a responsibility to worship the ancestors who gave birth to them and raised them. The worship rituals are performed at the...
New rice celebration of the Xo Dang

New rice celebration of the Xo Dang

(VOVWORLD) -The New Rice celebration is the most important ritual of the year for the Xo Dang. The villagers thank the Jade Emperor and genies and pray to them to be blessed with a...
Buddha’s birthday inspires charity work

Buddha’s birthday inspires charity work

(VOVWORLD) -More than 10 million Buddhist followers across Vietnam are celebrating Lord Buddha’s birthday which falls on the 15th of the 4th lunar month. Traditional rituals, including Buddha bathing, incense offering,...
Village well tells local spiritual life

Village well tells local spiritual life

(VOVworld) – The village banyan tree, water well, and communal house yard have long been icons of the Vietnamese village. A banyan tree gives shade and a village well provides water for the villagers’ daily...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A: The traditional Vietnamese wedding is one of the most important ceremonies in Vietnamese culture with influences from Confucian and Buddhist ideology. It is a significant day not only for...