In traditional Vietnamese society, a typical family consists of three or four generations living together. With the psychology “many children, many fortune” so every family wants “the herd, he pile.” Influenced by Confucian thought and feudalism, “male and female”, boys are considered as the mainstay of the family and have a decisive voice. Women must abide by the feudalism of the ‘Three Tòng, the Four Sacraments’ (Tam tòng: young children living on their father, growing up to marry husband to follow the husband, the dead husband must live in accordance with his son; : the language well).
Since the unification of the country, the Vietnamese government has adopted a number of laws, typically the Marriage and Family Law, to regulate family relationships for equality. In addition, many advocacy measures were also implemented to change backward awareness of people, ensure gender equality, fight for legitimate interests of women.
Today, the size of a modern Vietnamese family tends to shrink, only 2-3 generations. The number of children of a married couple is two (the majority), the thought of “respect for men, respect for women” is not as heavy as before and gradually eliminated. The tradition of “glass on, under the bed” has long been maintained and promoted in every Vietnamese family.
Most ethnic groups in the Vietnamese territory have their own costumes bearing the traditional identity of their people. In general, most costumes of ethnic groups are decorated with vibrant colors, contrasting with black-and-white, black-red, blue-red or blue-white and are made from natural fibers. Spinning, silk, silk, cotton …, beautiful, durable but cool, suitable tropical climate.
Vietnamese men’s traditional attire for men is white trousers, brown trousers, trousers, clogs or slippers. The tuxedo is a black or black dress with a turban. For women, costumes and more brilliant: black dress, white cover, four-piece dress, head scarf crows, belts beauty. The dress consists of three shirts, the outer is a four-piece dress with dark or brown, followed by the chicken fat shirt and the same is the lotus shirt. When wearing, all three shirts are only buttons on the rib side, from the chest to the neck overturned to reveal three colors of the shirt. In the end is the cradle. The hat head looks very charming and discreet. This traditional way of dress has given the Vietnamese woman a beautiful, gentle, sedate look.
Today, the traditional costumes of the Vietnamese have changed. Costume replacement for men’s traditional dress. The ao dai began in the reign of Nguyen Phuc Khoat and was further refined and perfected by Vietnamese women, wearing many important festivals during the year. The current ao dai is relatively close to the human body, two dresses drop down horizontal half legs, making the woman’s body show curves soft, gentle but discreet, fit body Small woman of Vietnam.
At present, the exchange between cultures in the world is expanding, the costumes of Vietnamese people are more abundant and more integrated and fashionable, especially among young people in the city.
The traditional Vietnamese wedding is totally different from American and Western style, which is one of the most important rituals of Vietnamese culture influential from Confucianism and Buddhist ideology. It is usually equipped with a considerable number of formal ritual practices, as it is not only for couple or for both families important days. In general, there are three main ceremonies:
Tet is very important for Vietnamese people. On New Year’s, the family gathers together. Besides, traditional customs in Vietnamese New Year are also very important.
The two natural heritage sites in Vietnam, five cultural heritage sites, and one compound heritage site are all fantastic and unique.
If you come to Vietnam, we would like to introduce the eight world heritage which we would like to visit
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Would you prefer it efficiently or dare to enjoy it? To the plan of the foot of the journey.
Airplanes or railroads are convenient for long distance travel between major cities such as Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh. If you are traveling in the city you can safely take a taxi, if you want to travel long distances at low rates you want a bus, if you want to taste the Vietnamese emotion … Cyber … and wisely choosing according to your purpose is one of the pleasure. Both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh have so many bikes, so be careful when walking!
Vietnamese charm is different personality from region to region. I can certainly enjoy more if I know it.
Similar to the Japanese archipelago, a country with a narrow and slender national land, Vietnam. In this country full of pleasure for both beginners and advanced people such as ruins, ancient capital, world heritage, landscape that leaves the age of the French colonial era, beach resort etc, charm and personality also differ from region to region.