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The Custom of Building New Kitchens by the Muong

The Custom of Building New Kitchens by the Muong

25/02/2017 18:58 GMT+7

The Muong ethic group living in Vietnam considers the kitchen as the soul of their house, where the fire is always kept burning to protect family members. That’s why, to build a kitchen before living in a new house is done carefully by the house owner with several mysterious rituals being implemented.
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A Charming Dance with Cylindrical Drums

A Charming Dance with Cylindrical Drums

25/02/2017 18:58 GMT+7

Trieu Khuc commune in Thanh Tri district of Hanoi is widely known nationwide not only as a “sacred land with many talented people”, but also as home to a traditional artistic performance  - the Mua bong, or dancing with cylindrical drums. At the village festival held in early spring, young male villagers disguise themselves as women by wearing women’s colourful dress and beautiful make-up to dance with cylindrical drums. The dance is very inviting and charming and entertains many visitors.
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Wo Long Zhai Restaurant

Wo Long Zhai Restaurant

06/02/2017 09:23 GMT+7

Wo Long Zhai restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City with its menus and  architectural style designed on the background of  the  historical film entitled “Romance of the Three Kingdoms” attracts a large number of local guests .
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Young Calligraphers Bring Their Work to the Streets

Young Calligraphers Bring Their Work to the Streets

27/01/2017 13:43 GMT+7

With their passion for calligraphy, young calligraphers in Ao dai and head dresses like their predecessors bring their work to the streets of Ho Chi Minh City in an activity that contributes to the preservation of calligraphy giving, a traditional Vietnamese custom to welcome Tet (the lunar New Year).
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The Ancient Pagoda of Boi Khe

The Ancient Pagoda of Boi Khe

26/01/2017 13:59 GMT+7

The ancient pagoda of Boi Khe, also known as Dai Bi Tu in script letters, is listed one of the most beautiful pagodas in Vietnam. The pagoda worships a local saint called Nguyen Binh An who built the pagoda and led the locals to fight against the northern invaders.
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Performances with Straw Buffaloes

Performances with Straw Buffaloes

22/01/2017 21:45 GMT+7

On the 4th day of Tet (the Lunar New Year), local people in Bich Dai and Dong Ve villages (Dai Dong commune, Vinh Tuong district in northern Vinh Phuc province) hold a festival with many events, including the most anticipated performance with rice straw buffaloes.
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Tea enjoyed by Hanoians

Tea enjoyed by Hanoians

02/01/2017 11:44 GMT+7

In the days between the end of Autumn and the beginning of Winter, when the first monsoon winds come, we enjoy a cup of tea together with our friends to better feel life and the outstanding cultural features in tea enjoyment by Hanoians.
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Drama Café - A New Style in Ho Chi Minh City

Drama Café - A New Style in Ho Chi Minh City

25/12/2016 18:40 GMT+7

Drama Café is a new style which is favoured by the youth in Ho Chi Minh City. It is a form of drama performed in a unique space of the café, giving an unforgettable experience to the audience.
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