(Cinet)- To understand the soul of traditional Vietnam, you must go to the countryside. There lies the village, the social cell and the administrative, economic and spiritual unit, that is the depository of its oldest cultural values .
Bamboo shoulder poles are a popular agricultural tool used in the daily lives of the Vietnamese people. It is also an image etched in the memories of many people and a symbol of cultural identity which is iconic among foreigners.
Intensive preparations, including the decorating of hundreds of trees with lights, have been made by HCM City to greet Tet (Lunar New Year) from January 22-25.