Kitchen Gods’ Day in foreigner’s eyes

Kitchen Gods’ Day in foreigner’s eyes

(VOVWORLD) - A turbulent 2021 already ended and a 2022 filled with hope and excitement has begun. But for Vietnam and other countries that used the Lunar Calendar, there are certain events that mark the end of the...
Successful zero waste school models

Successful zero waste school models

(VOVWORLD) - Zero waste models aren’t totally new to Vietnam, but they have yet to spread very widely. Introducing them in schools is a step in the right direction
COVID-19's orphans - pandemic's hidden toll

COVID-19's orphans - pandemic's hidden toll

(VOVWORLD) - In Ho Chi Minh City alone, more than 1,500 students attending local schools have lost their parents in the past few months. The figure is undoubtedly much higher if you include...
Mooncake mold making craft preserved

Mooncake mold making craft preserved

(VOVWORLD) - Apart from traditional toys, mooncakes are an indispensable part of the Mid-autumn festival. The craft of making mooncake mold has been preserved for decades. On this occasion, we’ll visit Mr...
To He - part of Vietnamese Mid-autumn festival

To He - part of Vietnamese Mid-autumn festival

(VOVWORLD) - Traditional powder figurines (To he) are a type of Vietnamese folk toy, which are small, colorful figurines made from glutinous rice powder. In the past, tò he were made and sold only on the occasion of festivals...
Diversity Choir transcends differences and inspires love

Diversity Choir transcends differences and inspires love

(VOVWORLD) - Respecting diversity and differences, abolishing racism, and doing good together. A choir called Diversity was born in November, 2018, out of these aspirations of the Institute for Studies of Society, Economy, and...
The Tale of Kieu on the puppetry stage

The Tale of Kieu on the puppetry stage

(VOVWORLD) - The Tale of Kieu, written by poet Nguyen Du in the 18th century, is considered the towering masterpiece of Vietnamese literature. The famous work has inspired many other art forms, including theatre,...
Grave visiting tradition of Dao ethnic people

Grave visiting tradition of Dao ethnic people

(VOVWORLD) - Dao ethnic people in the northwest region of Vietnam have the long-standing tradition of visiting graves of their relatives to show respect to the deceased. Dao’s grave-visiting festival...