Monday, May 01, 2017
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Agriculture and forestry (20.4% of GDP, 2006):
--rice, maize, sweet potato, peanut, soya bean, cotton, coffee, cashews.
--12.2 million hectares.
--21% arable; 28% forest and woodland; 51% other.
At present there are 54 different ethnic groups inhabiting Vietnam, in which Kinh (Viet) people make up nearly 90% of the whole population, and 53 other ethnic groups represent over 10%.
Culture Philosophy and ideologies
At the start, with primitive and rudimentary cognition of materialism and dialectics, Vietnamese thought was mixed with beliefs
Vietnamese literature came into being at an early date, including two major components - folk literature and written literature
Vietnam has got some 50 national music instruments
which the set of percussion instruments is the most popular, diverse and long-lasting such as trong dong (copper drums). The set of blowing instruments is represented by flutes and pan-pipes, while the set of string instruments is specified by
The old-style Vietnamese house was related to the watery environment (stilted house with curved roof). Then came thatch-roofed house with clay walls, which were built mostly from wood and bamboo
The 4000-year history filled with eternal wars of founding and defending the country had tempered a martial Vietnamese nation. This martial tradition was evidently manifested in sporting events found in the collective activities of the Viet people from the very old time.
Dạy và học tiếng Việt
Viet Nam's New Government formed on 9 April
Lunar New Year – biggest traditional holiday in Vietnam
Vietnamese Embassy held Lunar New Year Get-Togethers for Vietnamese Community
Unilateral Visa exemption for following passports holders:
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