Smiling lion, wooden fish
I entered a huge three-story gallery whose plain white walls were covered with paintings of strange creatures. Under the...
Tale of Vietnamese Dragon
In Asian myths, no creature is as impressive as the dragon. For Vietnamese peasants, the dragon was a vivid...
Vietnamese Traditional Stilt Houses
Four thousand years ago, Vietnamese people were building stilt houses similar to those in use today. Suited to flood-prone...
Smiling lion, wooden fish

I entered a huge three-story gallery whose plain white walls were covered with paintings of strange creatures. Under the unusual forms was a whole world of thought, emotion and perception to be absorbed and appreciated.

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Tale of Vietnamese Dragon

In Asian myths, no creature is as impressive as the dragon. For Vietnamese peasants, the dragon was a vivid symbol of the fourfold deity-clouds, rain, thunder and lighting.

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Vietnamese Traditional Stilt Houses

Four thousand years ago, Vietnamese people were building stilt houses similar to those in use today. Suited to flood-prone plains and to steep mountain slopes, these houses remain popular among many of Vietnam’s 54 different ethnic groups.

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Cai Rang Floating Market

It is said that “not being in Cai Rang floating market means not knowing the land of Tay Do – an old name of Can Tho”. Cai Rang floating market, one of the famous floating markets of the Southwest, specializes in selling fruits and agricultural products of the whole region.

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Masks of Vietnamese Opera

Tuồng or hát bội is a form of Vietnamese classical theatre. In the past, when spring and autumn came, Tuồng troupes used to be invited to entertain villagers, when the farming work was finished.

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