Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Vietnam Myth

Betel Leaves And Areca Nuts

From "The Treasury of Vietnamese Folk Tales"Illustrated by Do Khai There were once two brothers, Tan and Lang, who looked so similar that even their relatives often mistook them. The...

The tale of the lotus

Painter TRUONG VAN NGOC This beautiful folk tale explains the origins of the lotus flower Once upon a time, two orphan girls were adopted by a...

The Cowherd and the Weaver

From “The Treasury of Vietnamese Folk Tales”Illustrator: Pham Hoang Van Deep in the woods there once existed a well with an endless source of pure...

The legend of Hoan Kiem Lake

From: The Anthology of Vietnamese Folk Tales by Nguyen Dong ChiArtwork by: Trinh Tuan During the early 15th century, when Ming invaders were ravaging the...

The legend of Ink Pond

From the Selected Collection of Folk TalesIllustrated by Vu Dinh Tuan In the days of the Tran Dynasty, there was a Confucian scholar in Quang...

An encounter with fairies

From the “Treasury of Vietnamese Folk Tales”Illustrator: Nguyen Cam Anh In the Tran Dynasty, a talented young mandarin named Tu Thuc hailed from Ai Province....

Chu Dong Tu

From the “Treasury of Vietnamese Folk Tales”Illustrator: Ta Quynh Mai The third Hung King had a daughter whose beauty rivaled that a fairy. The girl...

Tu Uyen and Giang Kieu

From "The Treasury of Vietnamese Fairytales"Illustration: Van Hai Van During the reign of Hong Duc, there was an impoverished, orphaned student who went by the...