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Culture of Thai people in Mai Chau

Culture of Thai people in Mai Chau – The Thai language belongs to the Tay-Thai Group. They have a valuable legacy of myths, legends, ancient tales, versed stories, and folk songs. Production activities Early in their history, the Thai adopted wet rice cultivation, using suitable irrational networks. The work can be summarized in the Thai

Yen Phu Communal House Festival

Yen Phu communal house festival is a historical and cultural vestige which is listed in national vestiges since 1986. This is the only communal house in Hanoi to be built in the later half of 17th century. The communal house is not built like others. >>Giong Festival >>Traditional Wedding Ceremony Yen Phu communal house festival

Mid-Autumn Festival

Mid-autumn festival is called Tet Trung Thu in Vietnam. It is organized in the middle of the Autumn which is the eighth lunar month of the year. Mid-autumn festival is the festival of the children. >>Bai Dinh Pagoda Festival >>Huong Pagoda Festival From the beginning of the month, people have prepared for the festival with

Tet Nguyen Tieu

After the Lunar New Year (Tet Nguyen Dan), there will be a big festival of Tet Nguyen Tieu. Chinese people and Vietnamese people in the Cho Lon area of Ho Chi Minh City welcome a big festival with colorful lantern and drum sound. >>Festival Features French Food and Wine >>Vietnam’s Water Puppet Heads to Festival

Banh tom ho Tay (Westlake shrimp cake)

Westlake shrimp cake is a specialty of Hanoi. The shrimps which are used to make this dish are caught right from the lake so that they are always fresh.  The recipe is quite simple with shrimp, wheat flour and sometimes potato. >>Banh Khuc >>Traditional Vietnamese Family Meals How to make To make this, the cook mixes the

Roasted grasshoppers – the delicacy of rice harvest

Roasted grasshoppers are a popular dish not only in Vietnam but also in many countries in the world. This dish is so delicious and contains high nutritional value so that it becomes a favorite food of many people. >>10 Dishes You Must Try Next time You’re in Hanoi >>Pho – A Famous Vietnamese Food Grasshoppers

Xam singing – a popular type of Vietnamese folk music

Xam singing was an essential part of  the Vietnamese cultural life as well as the method of earning their living of blind people in the former Vietnamese society. >>Dan Nguyet – Two-String Guitar >>Dan Nhi Two-string Fiddle Xam singing Xam or Xam singing is known in the countryside of North Vietnam as a folk music, usually

Khmer People Prepare For Moon Worship Festival

The ethnic Khmer people in the Mekong Delta will celebrate Ooc-om-bok Festival, one of their most important traditional festivals, on November 25-26. The festival, known as the Moon Worshipping Ceremony, takes place on the evening of the 14th of the 10th lunar month. It begins around 7-8pm when the moon’s position is high in the

Festival Features French Food and Wine

The annual French food and wine festival “Balade en France” returns to HCM City this year with a more attractive and efficient format. The sixth edition will take place on October 23 and 24 at Hotel Equatorial in HCM City. This year, visitors will buy an entrance ticket that will grant them access to the

Banh Khuc

The cake is a rice ball made of glutinous rice mixed with cud-weed (khuc)-most important ingredient and filled with green bean paste, pork, and spices. Cud-weed grows during lunar January and February, when the drizzling rain lasts all day, and it can be found along the edges of rice fields. There are two kinds: “nep”