Vietnamese Customs

  • Vietnam Customs
    Vietnam has a deep cultural heritage rich with colorful traditions and ancient festivals and celebrations. To explore the customs of Vietnam is to find the present meeting the past, young celebrating old, and myth mixing with fact. The vibrant local and national holidays, religious occasions, and community events all combine to create the Vietnamese way of life.
  • Vietnamese wedding ceremony
    The traditional Vietnamese wedding is one of the most important ceremonies in Vietnamese culture with influence from Confucian and Buddhist ideologies. It is a significant day not only to the couple involved but also for both families.
  • Vietnamese Funeral Customs
    "The sense of the dead is that of the final", says a Vietnamese proverb, implying that funeral ceremonies must be solemnly organized.
  • Vietnamese Village’s Guilds
    The Vietnamese culture has evolved from the basis of a wet rice cultivating civilization. Because of this, the lifestyle of the Vietnamese population is closely related to native villages and lands.
  • Ancestor Worship
    The practice of ancestor worship is relatively straightforward. Nearly every house, office, and business in Vietnam has a small altar which is used to commune with ancestors. Incense sticks are burned frequently. Offerings are made – fruit, sweets, and gifts.