The Beauty Of Vietnamese Silk Painting

The traditional Vietnamese art of silk painting has become famous around the world for its simple poetic themes and vibrant colors. The success of a silk painting depends on the quality of the silk, as well as many other factors from the quality of cocoons to the decisive techniques of starching and weaving. Overview of Vietnam … Read more

Vietnamese Lunar Calendar

Before the adoption of the Western solar calendar system, Vietnamese people exclusively followed a lunar calendar in determining the times of planting, harvesting, and festival occasions. Overview of the Vietnamese Lunar Calendar Though today, people in Vietnam use the Western calendar for most practical matters of daily life, the old system still serves as the basis for … Read more