The origin of Tao Quan - The hundred-knot bamboo - The Golden Ax - Sue God For Rain - Son Tinh and Thuy Tinh - Chu Dong Tu and princess Tien Dung - Shoot at The Moon - Story of the rice cake in Tet holiday - Love story of My Chau and Trong Thuy - Legend of the water melon
With 4,000 years of history, traditions and customs are not the only things that have been passed down from one generation to another. Like many other countries, Vietnam has its own legends and myths related to its customs, more than one would think due to the age of the country. The stories are usually wife's tales to tell to children at bedtimes, a tradition that is part of growing up.
There is a story about everything and anything a person could think of such from legends about insects, to fruits, to life outside of earth. Another reason for this folklore is people try to explain all the things around them. We would like you to step back in time with us for some bedtime stories.