Vietnam Arts and Literature

Vietnam Arts and Literature

Literature, drama and theater An oral tradition of folk poetry in the form of songs, fairy tales and sayings was the oldest literature in Vietnamese. During the Chinese Empire, Chinese was a literary language, and it was not until the 13th century that a written Vietnamese poem began to emerge. It was written all the way back to the 19th century with nôm, a difficult to access, written Chinese language…

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Vietnam Sightseeing Places

Vietnam Landmarks

Vietnam is located in Southeast Asia with borders to China, Laos, Cambodia and the South China Sea. The country encompasses the vast plains of the river delta of the Red River and Mekong, the entire eastern mainland coast of Southeast Asia and mountain ranges and plateaus in the hinterland. The entire coast is littered with partly undeveloped beaches. The two main cities are the capital Hanoi and the port city…

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