Bark used in art
The bark of the cajuput tree can be used for art. An artist called Hoàng Nhân taught himself to paint on it.
Nguyễn Thị Tâm from Viet Nam was the first woman from the country to win an Asian title for boxing.
There is a special kind of fish that lives in the streams high up in the Hoàng Liên Sơn mountain range.
This fish tastes bitter.
It is not easy to find and it is not easy to catch.
It took actress Hoàng Yến nearly ten years of hard work to become famous. She started her career at the age of fourteen.
Võ Thị Son retired ten years ago but she has carried on teaching the poor children in her home.
The southern province of An Giang has given Việt Nam a cycling heroine. She is Nguyễn Thị Thật. People call her “the Queen of Vietnamese Cycling”.
Maize is one of the crops grown on a very small island in the Thu Bồn River. To celebrate the crop, there is even a special Maize Festival at which people can feast on foods made from maize.
Traditional long dresses for men are slowly coming back into fashion.
This is thanks to a men’s group whose members wear them and hope that other men will do so too.
The gong is more than just a musical instrument. Some communities in the Central Highlands believe that a god lives in each gong.
Some American soldiers who were held as prisoners during the American War did not think it was a good idea for their country to be in Việt Nam.