Tết customs in the Nguyen royal court
2/11/2019 12:18:37 AM (GMT+7)
 Tết Nguyên Đán (Traditional Lunar New Year) is the biggest among traditional festivals for the Vietnamese people. Today, many ancient customs are still practised in the former royal capital.

Banh gio, softest rice dough dumpling
2/11/2019 12:01:08 AM (GMT+7)
 Banh gio (rice dough dumpling with minced pork and wood ear mushrooms inside) is favoured as a breakfast dish and as an after-school supper dish for children.  


 
Pink blossoms symbolise luck for Tet
2/10/2019 11:49:28 PM (GMT+7)
 ietnamese people also use many kinds of flowers and plants to decorate their house in this special period, including peach blossoms.

"Banh Chung" - The soul of Vietnamese New Year
2/10/2019 11:44:27 PM (GMT+7)
 "Banh Chung" is a traditional cake of Vietnamese people during Tet (Lunar New Year) holidays. For the Vietnamese, making Banh Chung is an ideal way to express gratitude to their ancestors and homeland.


 
Agricultural rituals and wedding customs of the Bo Y ethnic people
2/9/2019 11:18:00 AM (GMT+7)
 The Bo Y have the smallest population of the 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam and live in the northern border province of Ha Giang. 

‘Then’ singing practitioners strive to preserve their traditional tunes
1/23/2019 2:50:15 PM (GMT+7)
‘Then’ singing is a unique folk art practiced by Tay and Nung ethnic groups in north-eastern localities, including Lang Son province.


 
Phu The cake: An eternal symbol of the love of husbands and wives in Vietnamese culture
2/9/2019 1:10:21 AM (GMT+7)
 Well, everything has its own story and with the wedding season vibe in the air, today’s story is about Phu The cake – one of the symbolic specialties of Vietnamese wedding culture.

Ginger jam makes Tet warm
2/8/2019 8:20:50 AM (GMT+7)
 The ginger ‘jam’ made in Kim Long Ward, Hue City, in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, stands out for its authenticity and absence of additives. The specialty is muchly consumed during Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.


 
New Rice Festival of the Tay
1/26/2019 12:26:19 PM (GMT+7)
The Tay in the northwestern mountain region celebrate the New Rice Festival on the 9th or 10th lunar month to thank genies for blessing them with a bumper crop.

Wild vegetable specialties in the northwest region
2/7/2019 11:26:00 AM (GMT+7)
 The Northwest is a mountainous region with not only a poetic landscape, but is also home to 20 ethnic minorities and diverse cultural interests. Its topography is divided into many layers, so its climatic conditions vary by area.


 
Pao Dung – traditional singing of Vietnam’s Dao ethnic minority
2/7/2019 11:18:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Pao Dung is the traditional singing of the Dao ethnic minority people living in northern Vietnam.

Ruou can hits the spot during Tet
2/5/2019 9:16:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Have you ever tried rượu cần? If not, you should get involved over Tết (Lunar New Year holidays).


 

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