Vietnam Culture and Traditions

  1. Vietnam Culture

Vietnam is bordered by the South China Sea on the west and south, China to the north, and Laos and Cambodia to the west. Indochina holidays Vietnam

Vietnamese culture is much diversified, in part due to the participation of many groups in Vietnamese history. The culture of Vietnam is one of the oldest in Southeast Asia, with the ancient Bronze Age Dong Son culture being widely considered one of its most important progenitors. Due to 1000 years of Chinese rule, Vietnam was strongly influenced by Chinese culture. Vietnam is considered to be part of the East Asian cultural sphere.

Tet holiday in Vietnam
Tet holiday in Vietnam

The Vietnamese are known to be polite, friendly, hospitable and sensitive. They consider friendship as being very important throughout their life. The Vietnamese are very close to their family.

Family is very important in Vietnam
Family is very important in Vietnam

The Vietnamese language which is spoken by the majority Viet population has regional accents (Northern, Central, and Southern). Vietnamese is a tonal language with six basic vowel tones. The Vietnamese people often use nonverbal communication more than verbal communication in their culture. Vietnam tours packages

  1. Vietnam traditions

Tet: Tet holiday is the biggest holiday in Vietnam. Tet is the Vietnamese New Year, celebrated on the first day of the lunar calendar, usually from January 19 to February 20. Tet symbolizes new beginnings, with various rituals added by different religions.

Cuisine: Vietnamese food is often light and simple but very tasty. It is well-known for being very colorful. Pho is a traditional meal in Vietnam. It is suitable to be eaten at any meal time, but most commonly is eaten at breakfast time.


Traditional costumes: Unlike many other traditional costumes, today, Ao dai still remained popular and influential in the Vietnamese culture. Ao dai is still women favorite dress in traditional and special occasions such as Tet, wedding or graduation, the beauty of Vietnamese women is honored thanks to Ao dai

Ao Dai
Ao Dai

Family traditions: Marriage and family are very vital in Vietnam. The man of the house is primarily responsible for the family’s economic well-being and takes pride in his role as provider. Women are expected to submit to their husbands or to their eldest sons when widowed, and girls to their fathers. In Vietnam, the family has often from two to four generations under one roof.

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