National identity is a complex and contentious issue. One of the most basic components is the Vietnamese language. Many Vietnamese are tremendously proud of their language and its complexities.

Many Vietnamese archeologists and historians assert that the origins of the Vietnamese people can be reliably traced back to at least the fifth or sixth millennium B.C. when tribal groups inhabited the western regions of the Red River delta.

Vietnamese is the dominant language, spoken by an estimated 86.7 percent of the population. It is a tonal Mon-Khmer language with strong Chinese lexical influences.

The Vietnamese government extensively employs a number of symbols to represent the nation. >>Mid-Autumn Festival National symbols These include the flag, with its red background and centered, five-pointed gold star; a variety of red and gold stars; the image of Ho Chi Minh; and representations of workers and soldiers. Images and statues of the latter, […]

The purpose of Cow Racing Festival is to celebrate the last day of the year-according to Khmer calendar.

Mid-Autumn (Trung Thu) is the day when the moon is at its brightest in a year. In that spirit, to worship the Moon Genie, there comes the celebration of Mid-Autumn’s Festival.

Located on Hung Dao Commune, Chi Linh District, Hai Duong province, Kiep Bac Temple is dedicated to Tran Quoc Tuan-Saint Tran, the transcendent general of Tran Dynasty

To any country, Independence Day is an important historical, political or cultural event associated with its current status. In most nations, this holiday originally leads to the birth of the country.

Establish in 19th century, Cat Cat village of Hmong people in Sapa, Lao Cai has become one of the best attractive destinations for visitors who want to experience ethnic travel in Vietnam.

About twenty kilometers away from Hanoi, Lim Village of Bac Ninh province is the “hometown” of Quan Ho folk songs, one of Vietnam’s intangible cultural heritages.