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10 famous architectures of Saigon
  • 07/07/2016 01:27

10 famous architectures of Saigon

VietNamNet Bridge – The Reunification Palace, Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica and the Nha Rong Wharf are renowned for both their unique architecture and historic significance. Below are the most famous architectures in the city.

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  • 05/05/2016 20:56

Con Son - Kiep Bac: Museum of Vietnamese belief and culture

(VOVworld) – Con Son-Kiep Bac relic site in Hai Duong province has several historical and cultural relics reflecting Buddhism and Confucianism and national heroes of Vietnam. Located 80 km from Hanoi, the complex is a destination to explore Vietnam’s history, culture, and religion.

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  • 29/04/2016 01:07

Hung Kings death anniversary traces the nation’s origin

(VOVworld)- The death anniversary of the Hung Kings, the founders of the Vietnamese nation, is of great significance for every Vietnamese. There is a saying: “Wherever you go, remember the death anniversary of the Hung Kings on the 10th day of the third lunar month”. The Hung Kings Temple in Phu Tho province is where people go to worship the founders of Vietnam. VOV’s Dang Hanh reports.

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  • 12/04/2016 00:56

Chu Dau pottery revival

(VOVworld)- The 500-year-old pottery village of Chu Dau in Hai Duong province is reviving, as a popular tourist destination.

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  • 11/04/2016 00:36

Betel, areca culture of Vietnam’s southern region

(VOVworld)- In Vietnam, the custom of chewing betel and areca nuts dates back to the reign of the Hung Kings and has spread nationwide. In the southern region, the custom has its own character, reflecting local life and culture.

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Nha Nhac - Hue Royal Court Music
  • 28/02/2016 19:37

Nha Nhac - Hue Royal Court Music

Nha Nhac meaning “elegant music” refers to a broad range of musical and dance styles performed at the Vietnamese royal court from the fifteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Nha Nhac was generally featured at the opening and closing of ceremonies associated with anniversaries, celebrations, religious holidays, coronations, funerals and official receptions.

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  • 21/02/2016 22:03

Neu - Tet bamboo pole

(VOVworld) - Vietnamese people have a custom of erecting a bamboo pole, known as a Neu tree, in front of their house on the last day of the lunar year to expel evils, worship deities and pray for good luck for the New Year. They remove it on the 7th day of the New Year to say farewell to their ancestors in heaven.

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  • 21/02/2016 22:02

Tet customs in Vietnam

(VOVworld) – Tet, the first festival in a lunar year, is of great importance to the Vietnamese and people in some other Asian countries. Generally, the first day of Tet is for family reunions and worshipping ancestors but people in different places have different ways of celebrating Tet.

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  • 02/02/2016 23:50

Typical architecture of Khmer pagodas

(VOVworld) – People who visit Khmer villages in the Mekong Delta are impressed by the high towers and curved roofs surrounded by palm trees of the pagodas. The 600 Khmer pagodas in the Mekong Delta constitute a unique cultural space of Vietnam’s southern region.

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