Statue carving in Vu Lang village

Statue carving in Vu Lang village

(VOVWORLD) - Located in Hanoi’s outlying Thanh Oai district, Vu Lang handicraft village is well-known in the northern region for sculpting statues, particularly worshipping objects. Local products have been...
Phu Vinh Bamboo and Rattan Village

Phu Vinh Bamboo and Rattan Village

(VOVWORLD) - 417-year-old Phu Vinh village in Chuong My District, 25km west of the center of Hanoi, is famous for its sophisticated bamboo and rattan products
Van Lam embroidery and lace village

Van Lam embroidery and lace village

(VOVWORLD) - Van Lam village in Ninh Binh province is one of the most famous embroidery craft villages in Vietnam. Its products are popular with consumers here and abroad
Phu Luu village in Bac Ninh province

Phu Luu village in Bac Ninh province

(VOVworld) - Phu Luu, a village in Bac Ninh province, is famous for trading betel and areca, which used to be a specialty of the Vietnamese. Also known as Giau village or Giau market...
Onion and garlic farming on Ly Son Island

Onion and garlic farming on Ly Son Island

(VOVworld) – Surrounded by sea and plagued with severe weather, Lý Sơn Island in Quang Ngai province does enjoy certain advantages – like delicious onions and garlic. Though small, they have an incomparable flavor...
Sa Huynh Salt Village in Quang Ngai

Sa Huynh Salt Village in Quang Ngai

(VOVworld) - Sa Huynh salt village is located in Duc Pho district 60 kilometers south of Quang Ngai city. Sa Huynh has a beautiful beach and is well-known in the central region...
Dai Bai Bronze Casting Village

Dai Bai Bronze Casting Village

(VOVworld) -  Dai Bai village, also known as Van Lang, is located on high ground near the bank of the Bai Giang River in Bac Ninh province. It’s famous for bronze...
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...
Quat Dong embroidery craft village in Hanoi

Quat Dong embroidery craft village in Hanoi

(VOVworld) - Located in Thuong Tin district, about 25 kilometers south of Hanoi, Quat Dong embroidery craft village is considered the cradle of embroidery in Vietnam with its brand name famous throughout...
Communal house linked to the village origin

Communal house linked to the village origin

(VOVworld) – A Vietnamese village’s communal house is of symbolical significance and filled with historical stories illustrating villagers’ aspirations through carving features
Pagoda and village culture

Pagoda and village culture

(VOVworld) – The Red River Delta is the cradle of the ancient Vietnamese wet rice civilization and culture. It is also the place where Buddhism was first introduced to Vietnam. Pagodas have been...
Typical characteristics of villages in northern Vietnam

Typical characteristics of villages in northern Vietnam

(VOVworld)-Villages in the northern region of Vietnam are populated by people of the same bloodline sharing the same means of livelihood. The close link between villagers is evident in land ownership, village architecture,...
Spring village festivals

Spring village festivals

(VOVworld)-Village festivals offer a way to preserve the national identity and educate younger generations about their origins. Village festivals are usually held in the spring
The organization of a typical Viet village

The organization of a typical Viet village

(VOVworld)-Bamboo hedges and village gates symbolize the autonomy of Viet villages. In the past, virtually all daily activities of Vietnamese villagers occurred within the space demarcated by the bamboo hedge....
The structure of a traditional Viet village

The structure of a traditional Viet village

(VOVworld)-An outgrowth of wet rice civilization, Viet villages are characteristically agricultural villages.  The structure of a Viet village is adapted to rice farming and constitutes Vietnam’s typical rural space....