CULTURE

CULTURE

CULTURE

SAIGONESE

Saigonese - or people in Saigon are well-known for having a fully energetic & modern lifestyle. The main features of their characteristics are being direct, straight to the point, no outward representation, love enjoying and living in the moment rather than saving for the future. 

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VIETNAM CULTURE

Vietnam emerged on the world map as a country with many landscapes and rich cultural values. The diversity and uniqueness of culture is manifested through many aspects from cultural values, traditions, literature, religion to costumes and architecture. It is the beauty of traditional Vietnamese culture that attracts hundreds of tourists each year.

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VIETNAM MOTHER'S DAY

Mother's Day in Vietnam, also known by another name as Vu Lan Festival of filial piety, takes place on the full moon day of the 7th lunar month every year. Derived from the legend of Buddhism, Vietnam Mother’s Day is the day for children to express their gratitude to their parents, grandparents and ancestors. In addition, March 8 and October 20 are also considered days to honor women in general and mothers in Vietnam in particular.

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VIETNAM FESTIVALS

The famous Vietnamese festivals and celebrations such as Tel festival, Mid-autumn festival, Lantern festival in Hoi An, music & food festival are the most typical cultural events in Vietnam.

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VIETNAM CHRISTMAS

Originally a religious holiday, Christmas in Vietnam has now become a community cultural activity, especially loved by young people. During these days, Vietnamese Christmas trees, colorful flashing lights, and decorations in the form of snow or presents are displayed from the houses to the streets. This is also an opportunity for people to give each other gifts and wishes, or go on a trip together to strengthen the bond between friends, couples, and family.

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VIETNAM LUNAR NEW YEAR 

Tet Lunar New Year is one of the biggest traditional holidays in Vietnam. During the holiday in Vietnam, many cultural activities & traditions are held to welcome the new year. What makes the Vietnamese New Year special? Reading on for more information on this article below.

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VIETNAM NATIONAL DAY

Vietnamese National Day is one of the glorious historical milestones in the cause of national construction and defense. This is the day President Ho Chi Minh read the declaration of the birth of Vietnam at Ba Dinh Square. Since then, September 2 is officially recognized as Vietnam's Independence Day - an important holiday for all Vietnamese people.

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VIETNAM ELEPHANT

Elephants in Vietnam (Voi in Vietnamese) are members of the Asian elephant species, which have been domesticated by people in many parts of the country to become friendly and valuable to agricultural and forestry life.

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VIETNAMESE FUNERAL

As a unique part of culture and one of the oldest customs of the country, Vietnamese funerals include many strict procedures, rites and regulations, in terms of costumes, music, food, etc. A dignified and thoughtful funeral is not only the farewell of the living to the dead, but it also shows the hearts of descendants, relatives, friends - wishes for them to leave peacefully, without worries.

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VIETNAM COUNTRYSIDE

In recent years, as life develops more and more, people start to feel the need to liberate their souls and return to the most primitive and idyllic values. Many have left the city to return to the Vietnamese countryside, to live or just to shortly escape from the hustle and bustle of life. The beauty of this place is not only in the pristine majestic landscape and pleasant fresh air, but also in the gentleness and sincerity of the local people.

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VIETNAM CAT

Vietnamese cats or “Meo” in Vietnamese (pronounced: moew) can hunt rats, safeguard the harvest, and bring happiness to their owners. In the Vietnamese Zodiac sign, the cat is one of the 12 Zodiac animals. With the help of Vietnamtrips, we will learn more about this fascinating species in this post!

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VIETNAM MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL 

The Mid-Autumn is one of Vietnam's big festivals and is an indispensable traditional culture of the Vietnamese people. So let's learn about Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Festival customs.

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DONG HO PAINTINGS

Dong Ho paintings, originating from the Northern Delta of Vietnam, have a long-lasting history. The paintings from Dong Ho village are often brought to decorate houses during Tet for good luck. The unique materials and production processes, as well as special artistic and traditional meanings have made it recognized as a national intangible cultural heritage. Although this product is no longer as popular as it used to be, Dong Ho painting village is currently still an interesting tourist destination in North Vietnam.

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VIETNAM CULTURAL TOURISM

Cultural tourism in Vietnam is an indispensable experience when traveling to this S-shaped country. The best places to discover Vietnam culture are Hanoi, Hue - an old feudal capital, Hoi An ancient town, Mekong river delta area and the Central highland region.

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VIETNAM PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

Vietnamese public holidays are important & meaningful days to all citizens. Below is a list of 5 major public holidays in Vietnam that tourists should not miss.

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Dong Son Culture

Dong Son culture plays special importance in the historical process of Vietnam culture. It is a base for the birth of Van Lang - Au Lac, the first state in the timeline of the country, and the very founding stones of the Dai Viet civilization afterward.   

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VIETNAM NEW YEAR TRADITIONS

Tet holiday, also called Lunar New Year, is the most important “festival” in a year in Vietnam, the precious occasion for a family reunion. There are many Vietnamese New Year traditions to demonstrate the rich national identity that are preserved for thousands of years.

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VIETNAMESE LI XI

Having existed in the history of this country for centuries, Vietnamese li xi or Vietnamese lucky money is a familiar and indispensable custom, frequently appearing in normal life and particularly around Lunar New Year. Lucky money in Tet holiday has an ancient origin, carrying a lot of messages and meanings, including the good wishes of the senders to the receivers.

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HANOIANS

Hanoians are often considered to be quite conservative & reticent in character; gentle & picky in eating; elegant & thoughtful in the way of talking, working and living.

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HUNG KINGS FESTIVAL

Hung King Temple Festival is one of the biggest and most important annual festivals of Vietnam, which is celebrated by every Vietnamese wherever in the world. Including many unique activities, Hung Kings Commemoration Day is to remember and pay tribute to the Hung Kings, the first kings of the nation who have built and defended the country.

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