Despite the never-ending debate about maintaining or getting rid of the Lunar New Year or Tet festival in short, it remains one of the most anticipated celebrations of the year among Vietnamese and expats thanks to the beautiful traditional values, singular and meaningful rituals. … [Read more...] about What to know about Tet holiday in Vietnam?
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A survey by market research firm Q&Me earlier this year found that Vietnamese women spend an average of VND300,000 ($13) a month on cosmetics, with 30 percent saying they wear make-up every day. … [Read more...] about South Korean pop culture drives Vietnam cosmetics sales: survey
Welcoming Tet in Ngo Quyen street (Hoan Kiem district) The streets are beautifully decorated. Trang Tien Plaza in Lunar New Year Traditional Tet flower market attracts many people An overview of the traditional Tet flower market in Hanoi Many things for Tet are sold here Calligraphers write letters meaning prosperity, longevity, and happiness Folk toys attract many children Kids learn how to make “to he” (toy figurines). Translated by Chung Anh … [Read more...] about Hanoi organizes activities to welcome Tet
“Why do we have to follow foreign standards but dismiss the tradition of local specialities? Not all tourists who come to Vietnam eat pizza, drink Starbucks, and stay at the Hilton hotel. Most of them want to experience local traditional elements, and the hospitality of the people. Therefore, tourism products should be based on these factors to make a difference and build a brand for Vietnamese tourism according to the combination of local elements and international standards,” Bich said. … [Read more...] about Uncover the charms of Mekong Rustic
"Face Off: The Walking Guest", which is the fourth sequel in the Lat Mat (Face Off) series, tells the story of Vy, a young girl who visits her hometown with herfriends. Back home, Vy learns that her brother suffers from a panic disorder and that her mother has sought a sorcerer’s help to cure him. Vy and her friends are then caught up in some bizarre, terrifying phenomena. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese cinema reels in the accolades in 2019