Ethnic Cao Lan group treasure traditional costumesicon

Ethnic Cao Lan group treasure traditional costumes

icon29/07/2021
The Cao Lan, one of two branches of the San Chay living in a number of northern mountain and midland provinces, often wear their traditional clothes to celebrate important life events, spring ceremonies, and festivals.
The journey of incense sticks

The journey of incense sticks

YOUR VIETNAMicon26/05/2021
To Vietnamese, burning incense is the traditional ritual meant to build a bridge between the visible life of the present generation and the spiritual world of gods and past generations.
How the Viet Minh Front led the Vietnamese revolution to success

How the Viet Minh Front led the Vietnamese revolution to success

YOUR VIETNAMicon22/05/2021
This year marks the 80th anniversary of the establishment of the League for Independence of Vietnam, or the Viet Minh Front (May 19, 1941-2021).
South African woman mends broken heart in Vietnam

South African woman mends broken heart in Vietnam

YOUR VIETNAMicon21/05/2021
Many wonderful stories start from heartbreak.  
Thai custom: Husband lives with wife’s family after wedding

Thai custom: Husband lives with wife’s family after wedding

YOUR VIETNAMicon21/05/2021
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.
A cake hawker from Belarus

A cake hawker from Belarus

YOUR VIETNAMicon05/05/2021
Many aliens who have been stranded in Vietnam have tried their best to survive tough times here during the protracted pandemic. In several cases, they have to do all kinds of jobs available to pay for food and accommodation.
Stitch arts for the soul

Stitch arts for the soul

YOUR VIETNAMicon24/04/2021
While looking for a new hobby a few years ago, Russian designer Katerina Lamteva, or Kate, came upon embroidery and fell in love with the art instantly.
A foreign voice singing local songs

A foreign voice singing local songs

YOUR VIETNAMicon10/04/2021
American Kyo York came to Vietnam for the first time as a tourist in 2007. When he returned in 2009, he worked in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang as a volunteer, teaching English to underprivileged children.
Fried banana cakes come to the rescue

Fried banana cakes come to the rescue

YOUR VIETNAMicon25/03/2021
The 50-year-old Frenchman who is known simply as Fabric by Vietnamese can be said to have been rather famous in HCMC, at least in several local social media over the past few months.
Creating friendship over food on social media

Creating friendship over food on social media

YOUR VIETNAMicon26/02/2021
Tanya Pisarchuk, a digital marketer and amateur food reviewer, has spent more than seven years in Hanoi. That’s also how old her Facebook group Wheretoget Hanoi is, now a community of more than 16,000 members navigating Hanoi's nooks  
Early New Year festival of Cong ethnic people

Early New Year festival of Cong ethnic people

YOUR VIETNAMicon11/12/2020
The Cong ethnic people in the northwestern region of Vietnam celebrate their Tet (New Year) festival, locally known as Tet hoa mao ga or Cockscomb flower Tet), in the 11th lunar month, praying for a new bumper crop harvest in the new year.
Exciting wedding of Dao ethnic group in north Vietnam

Exciting wedding of Dao ethnic group in north Vietnam

YOUR VIETNAMicon09/12/2020
Although recent years have seen wedding ceremonies conducted by the Dao Lo Gang ethnic group in the northern province of Thai Nguyen become simplified, they still feature many aspects of the traditional ritual.
To Mon friendship ceremony of the Ba Na

To Mon friendship ceremony of the Ba Na

YOUR VIETNAMicon06/12/2020
The Ba Na of Vietnam’s Central Highlands celebrate many festivals each year, including a peace worship, a new rice ceremony, and To Mon – a ceremony to strengthen solidarity.
Lives of Cong ethnic people in Dien Bien

Lives of Cong ethnic people in Dien Bien

YOUR VIETNAMicon03/12/2020
La Cha Village in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien's Nam Po District is home to a Cong ethnic community, one of the five ethnic minority communities in the province with 79 households and nearly 400 inhabitants.
Looms run still in homes of the Lu

Looms run still in homes of the Lu

YOUR VIETNAMicon18/11/2020
Lo Thi Dam is quite agile on her loom, and a piece of fabric soon takes shape that will then be dyed and embroidered in colourful thread.
Costumes of Mong people in Sa Pa

Costumes of Mong people in Sa Pa

YOUR VIETNAMicon05/11/2020
The Mong comprise more than half of the population of the popular resort town of Sa Pa in northern Vietnam. They belong to different Mong branches, but all wear indigo clothing.