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Pilates a new fitness trend in HCM City

During the last few months of 2021, pilates emerged as a new fitness trend in HCM City.  The exercise is a form of low-impact work-out that aims to strengthen muscles while improving posture and flexibility. 

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A potted history of Vietnamese tea

Tea has been a central cultural feature of East Asia for millennia, and Việt Nam is one of the earliest tea-drinking nations in the world. The art of tea drinking in Việt Nam is simple but elegant, with features that are hard to find anywhere else in the world.

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Telling stories above water

Fans of water puppetry can now explore one of Việt Nam’s oldest folk art forms through the new book Kể Chuyện Trên Mặt Nước (Telling Stories above Water).

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Time for a new face in art

Vũ Thùy Dương has been creating her own brand of painting on watch faces in which she highlights Vietnamese folk paintings, along with classic international works of art.

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Secrets of the Elephant King's stilt house

The unique architecture of stilt houses has been inextricably linked with Central Highland culture and tradition for thousands of years. Ethnic minorities in the region have built their houses with designs suitable to their customs and living habits.