Laos’ greetings, etiquette customs

Laos’ greetings, etiquette customs

(VOVWORLD) - Laos enchants tourists with its beauty and unique culture and customs. When you visit Laos you’ll have a chance to meet super-friendly locals and observe their unhurried lives. Laotians impress tourists...
Laos’s Boun Ork Phansa Festival

Laos’s Boun Ork Phansa Festival

(VOVWORLD) - Lao people celebrate scores of traditional festivals and holidays throughout the year. Most of them, including the Boun Ork Phansa Festival, are based on Buddhism and interwoven with the seasons and...
Germany’s Closed Sundays

Germany’s Closed Sundays

(VOVWORLD) - Germany’s long, rich history contains many strange cultural anomalies. One of them is Closed Sundays. In this week’s Cultural Rendezvous, Christian Oster, a former German journalist, will...
How do German people separate their garbage?

How do German people separate their garbage?

(VOVWORLD) - Far too much rubbish is produced all over the world. Every German produces around 450 kilograms of garbage per year. Germans are known for being particularly careful in separating and recycling their waste. Is...
Canadian Thanksgiving

Canadian Thanksgiving

(VOVWORLD) - While Thanksgiving Day is usually celebrated in November in the US, some Caribbean islands, and Liberia, it takes place on the second Monday of October in Canada. Why is there a difference...
Chuseok, the Korean Thanksgiving

Chuseok, the Korean Thanksgiving

(VOVWORLD) - The Mid-Autumn Festival, known as Chuseok, is one of the biggest and most important festivals in Korea. It celebrates the autumn harvest and honors elderly family members, and is...
What You Need to Know About Armenian Wine

What You Need to Know About Armenian Wine

(VOVWORLD) - Nestled in the Caucasus Mountains and surrounded by neighbours Georgia, Iran, Turkey, and Azerbaijan, Armenia is famous for wine production. Ani Mouradian, a wine expert from Armenia, shares with...
English Bowler Hat

English Bowler Hat

(VOVWORLD) - A bowler hat is a must-have accessory for vintage fashionistas. The image of comedian Charles Chaplin in a vintage suit, a baton in hand, and a bowler hat, has been considered...
Interesting facts about Albania

Interesting facts about Albania

(VOVWORLD) - In addition to its Mediterranean climate, golden beaches, mountainous landscapes, and interesting history, Albania also boasts delicious local cuisine, friendly people, and has much more to offer. On today’s Cultural Rendezvous...
Indonesia’s Bidar Boat Race

Indonesia’s Bidar Boat Race

(VOVWORLD) - Though usually celebrated in conjunction with Indonesia’s Independence Day, the Bidar (canoe) Race deserves a special mention! It’s among the most popular festivals in the Palembang region of...
French wine etiquette

French wine etiquette

(VOVWORLD) - Welcome to another edition of VOV247’s Culture Rendezvous. We’re having Antoine Brochet, who is back to share with us more about French wine, including how to read a French wine...
An insight into French wine

An insight into French wine

(VOVWORLD) - Like baguette and cheese, wine is a major part of both French culture and of the image France has around the world. When you picture a French person in your...
England Queen’s Guard

England Queen’s Guard

(VOVWORLD) - If you ever visited the Buckingham Palace, the residence of the most important family in the UK, you couldn’t have missed the Queen’s Guards, the soldiers who are always standing still...
Romania’s Culture and Lifestyle

Romania’s Culture and Lifestyle

(VOVWORLD) - As any Romanian will eagerly explain, there’s much more to know about Romania than the legend of Dracula. Constantly featured among Europe’s best travel destinations, Romania has plenty to surprise those...
Teaching online

Teaching online

(VOVWORLD) -Teaching online an inevitable path for teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic in Vietnam as well as many countries around the world. But teaching online is proving difficult for...
The Great British Sunday Roast - a classic national dish

The Great British Sunday Roast - a classic national dish

(VOVWORLD) - The Sunday Roast is a traditional British main meal that is typically served on Sunday, consisting of roasted meat, roasted or mashed potatoes, and accompaniments such as Yorkshire Pudding, stuffing, gravy, and mint sauce....
Drink and food of Ireland

Drink and food of Ireland

(VOVWORLD) -From banned happy hours to not having any snakes in their country, Ireland is definitely a country that will surprise you. Today we’ll learn about life in Ireland and...
Igbo Ora - The capital of twins

Igbo Ora - The capital of twins

(VOVWORLD) - Located 80 kilometers north of Lagos in Oyo state, Nigeria, the town of Igbo Ora is well known for a remarkably large number of twin births. Today we’ll have a talk...
India’s classical dance Kuchipudi

India’s classical dance Kuchipudi

(VOVWORLD) - Kuchipudi is an Indian classical dance form counted among the ten leading classical dance forms of India. A dance-drama performance art that originated in a village in the Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh, India...
How the Swedish celebrate Lucia Day?

How the Swedish celebrate Lucia Day?

(VOVWORLD) - The annual candlelit Lucia procession on December 13 is one of the more exotic Swedish customs, with girls and boys clad in white full-length gowns singing songs together. When the 400-year...