As the oldest temple in Thanh Hoa, Le Hoan temple (Xuan Lap commune, Tho Xuan district) retains a transparent jade plate and the king's chopsticks that test for poison.
Kate Bartlett is the Cultural Attaché of the US Embassy in Hanoi. She can speak five languages: Spanish, Indonesian, Romanian, Iranian and Vietnamese.
In the past, traditional markets in Vietnam were opened every day or during certain sessions, depending on the area.
A pair of stone lion statues at Ba Tam pagoda-temple complex is a symbol of the pinnacle of stone carving technique during the Ly Dynasty, showing the skillfulness and high aesthetic sense of artisans.
Mung com moi is an agricultural practice that reflects the spiritual life of local residents and their respect to rice, an important crop in their production.
Only a handful of members of the Bo Y ethnic minority live in Vietnam.
The rice-wine making of the S’Tieng ethnic minority in the southern province of Binh Phuoc has been recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage in folk knowledge and traditional craft.
Party Committee Secretary General Nguyen Phu Trong emphasized the need to build a healthy and civilized cultural environment associated with the uncompromising struggle against bad, evil, and uncultured behaviors.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on November 24 underlined the need to continue building, preserving and developing an advanced culture deeply imbued with national identity.
Ass. Prof. Dr. Nguyen The Ky, Chairman of the Central Committee for Theory and Criticism of Literature and Arts, talks about the upcoming National Cultural Conference.
The Secretariat of the Party Central Committee will host the online National Cultural Conference with the participation of representatives of all 63 provinces and cities in the country and a number of ministries and state agencies on November 24.
In the context of globalisation and increasing economic development, Vietnam is looking to develop its cultural industries as a strategic asset for diplomatic and international cooperation, which help showcase the country's identity.
According to the Thai ethnic people’s custom, a bridegroom lives with his wife’s family for three to five years before taking her to his house.