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Vietnam overview

Culture

Vietnam Water Puppetry

Dramatic art, especially puppet art, embodies a nation and one of the cultural elements of a country. The Vietnamese water puppetry is a traditional folk art of Vietnam and a typical representative of the national drama. After the development of the long process, this art condenses the national history and culture.

Politics

Viet Nam Politics

Vietnam is a one-party socialist republic. The current Vietnamese state traces its direct lineage back to the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) and the 1945 August Revolution led by Hồ Chí Minh.

Culture

Vietnam Traditional Tet Holiday

Tết Nguyên Đán, more commonly known by its shortened name Tết, is the most important and popular holiday and festival in Vietnam. It is the Vietnamese New Year marking the arrival of spring based on the Lunar calendar. The name Tết Nguyên Đán is Sino-Vietnamese for Feast of the First Morning.