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Popular Vietnamese Autumn Songs Posted by on Oct 18, 2021

Listening to music and looking out a window, I saw a yellow storm in front of my eyes. A strong wind caused all the leaves that had changed their colors to detach from their branches, ascend into the air, and with gravity, descend to the ground. It was a breath-taking scene. There is something about…

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Welcome Fall! Posted by on Oct 11, 2021

Chào thu (Welcome fall)! Mùa thu (Autumn/Fall season) is a beautiful season. Its beauty has inspired many artists and writers to create many masterworks depicting this season. Common conversation topics in mùa thu are completely different than other seasons. These are the things you often hear and discussed at least once in this season. Sự…

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Names of Vietnam Throughout the History Posted by on Oct 4, 2021

Many quốc gia (country) have their quốc hiệu (name) changed throughout their courses of history due to various reasons. Vietnam is not an exception. Indeed, officially and unofficially, she has been known by more than a dozen names in its history. Each triều đại (dynasty) may want to change its quốc hiệu. Do I know…

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Happy Cat Month Posted by on Sep 27, 2021

September is the Happy Cat Month, designated by the CATalyst Council to raise awareness of cat welfare. Although cats have recently been embraced by many families in Vietnam, whether as a pet or a mouser cat, the brutal treatment of cats through the illicit meat trade by trafficker in recent years has continued to rise…

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Mid-Autumn Festival Posted by on Sep 20, 2021

It’s the full moon again. Step outside this evening to view the round and bright moon. Better yet, set a table in a yard and sip some tea while munching on moon cakes and watching the moon with your loved ones. Yes, it’s a special time of the year, especially for children in Vietnam. It’s…

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National Day of Vietnam Posted by on Sep 13, 2021

Every year, the Vietnamese celebrate Lễ Quốc Khánh (National Day) on September 2nd. I was curious to see which countries around the world also celebrate Lễ Quốc Khánh in September. Interestingly, there are many of them such as: Belize, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Mali, Malta, Mexico, Nepal, Nicaragua, Slovakia…

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A Trip to the Library Posted by on Sep 7, 2021

Did you know that September is “National Library Card Sign-up Month”? Time to get your thẻ thư viện (library card) if you don’t have one. We are all familiar with thư viện (library) since we were young because in the United States, whether big or small, there are libraries in every school, university, city, etc…

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