New Year’s meal with the neighbours

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I love the Mường’s food. Cathrin’s Blog: Zwischen Traditionen und Moderne
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After the horse comes the goat

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In just two hours a new lunar year begins. The horse says goodbye and makes space for the goat. I actually don’t like the goat not too much. The last year of the Goat (2003) I have almost nothing but bad memories of. At the time was going to school in Brandenburg. So it can […]
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New Year at the Pagoda

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    <a href=”http://cathrinka.blog.de/2014/02/04/neujahr-pagode-17711653/”>Cathrin’s Blog: Zwischen Traditionen und Moderne</a>
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Peach blossoms for Têt

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The most important festival of the year is fast approaching. I often wrote about our New Year Tết Nguyên Djan in the blog. But since I have many new readers since last New Year, there is a short summary about the importance of this feast for all Vietnamese. In the Vietnamese mythology, the New Year […]
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Múa Lân – The origin oft he dragon dance

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“A very humble wise medicine man lived in a village. Every day he was in search of healing herbs and plants for the sick. One day he found the sacred plant Tiên Thảo Linh Chi, who gives eternal youth and beauty. Villagers hearkened them and asked the medicine man’s permission for the use of the […]
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