Traditions of Vietnam are special holidays and rituals: lunar new year of Tet, children's mid-autumn festival, ancestor worship (and the altars of the ancestors in every Vietnamese room, whether it is home or office), the Day of Victory in the Vietnam War, as well as personal holidays - birthdays and weddings. Traditions of Vietnam include the traditional Vietnamese cone-shaped hat of palm leaves, and women's dresses ao dai, worn by flight attendants of Vietnamese airlines, many employees of banks and hotels, as well as all high school students. Traditions of Vietnam are also a local flavor that you will certainly see if you're lucky to get to the show dragons or lions. It's a river puppet show. And much more.
There are many things in Asia that seem unusual to us. Why de the Vietnamese swim in their clothes? Why do they need gloves and jackets on a sunny day? Can one litter in a cafe? We will tell you about these and other features of the Vietnamese mentality.
Do the Vietnamese eat dogs? Why are the Vietnamese houses so narrow? How do the Vietnamese feel about the Americans? Find answers to these and other questions in this article. We are sure that you will be surprised with the features of the Vietnamese mentality.
Round Vietnamese fishing boats "thung chai" shaped like baskets are one of the symbols of the country. After all, fishing industry is very developed in Vietnam. Despite the simplicity of these vessels, they are used everywhere. What are basket boats made of and what are they used for? You'll find it out from our article.
The Vietnamese palm hat has long been a symbol of the country. It doesn't only appear on postcards, advertising posters and logos of travel companies. Every day many residents of Vietnam wear the non la hat.
The tradition of veneration of the dead is present everywhere in Vietnam. One of the first things you'll see here are some beautifully decorated altars, installed not only at home, but also in shops and cafes. These altars are dedicated to the memory of deceased relatives. The Vietnamese honor their ancestors and, regardless of their religion, perform certain rituals of worship to their ancestors.