Vietnam

by Deion Baluyot B1

Background info about Vietnam

The capital of Vietnam is Hanoi

The population is 99,477,857

The area is 127,881 square miles

Agricultural Products

Rice

Coffee

Tea

Pepper

Soybeans

Cashews

Seafood

Customs

The man hosting the meal is always served first

The dish must be garnished before being eaten

Try every dish first before getting seconds of your preferred dishes

Try to eat as much on your plate

It is disrespectful to place your chopsticks vertically down your rice bowl

Holiday Celebrations

Vietnamese New Year- January 31

Liberation Day? Reunification Day- April 30

Independence Day- September 2

Tet Holiday- January 28 to February 5

Tet Holiday is the only one to have food that is traditional to serve, which is Banh Chung (square cake), Vietnamese sausage, Xoi (sticky rice), Thit Ga (boiled chicken), and Mut (candied fruits).