On May 25th, the opening ceremony of 6th Asia Pacific Cultural Heritage Festival was celebrated in Suffolk County, Long Island District, New York City, the USA. Vietnamese culture has been impressively promoted here.
Vietnam food customs is characterized by many cooking techniques, eating habits, manners and foot etiquette. These features make food culture in Vietnam different from other parts in the world, though being affected by Chinese and other cultures.
Traditional Vietnamese customs and habits have been formed time to time for thousands of years. This creates a long-lasting culture. Despite of the domination of Chinese and other powers, Vietnamese people still remains their unique cultural identity.
Salient features of Vietnamese lifestyle reflect patriotism, cohesiveness in communities tightened with social relationship, mutual solidarity in family members’ relation and tolerance. The lifestyle embodies the characteristics of Vietnamese tradition.
Vietnam art and literature have retained many distinctively Vietnamese characteristics though influenced by Chinese and Western culture. These features are clearly shown in literature, architectures, fine arts, performing arts, and traditional music.
Vietnam is situated between two axes of culture, stretching from China and India. In addition, with its socio-economic, historical reasons..., beliefs and religions in Vietnam are surprisingly abundant and flourishing.
With its thousand year history, Vietnam retains an abundance of national cultural quintessence. A study of symbols of Vietnam culture will actually offer much precious knowledge on the beautiful country.
Vietnam architecture is a composition of both Asian and European style. Its history can be divided into highlight stages, namely ancient architecture, colonial architecture, new architecture, and contemporary architecture.