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December 7th 2020
Xmas in Vietnam is a far cry from Xmas in England. An English Xmas is intrinsically wedded to cold weather but Vietnam, on December 25th, is hotter and drier than the English summer. Although Xmas is celebrated here to some extent, the Vietnamese do not understand the Christian traditions on which Xmas is based. This is a Buddhist country, and the biggest festival is Tet, the Lunar New ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City » District Two

Vietnamese Flag The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... read more
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