amazing Facts About Vietnam
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Madame Ngo Dinh Nhu was among many classy females of the 20th century.In the 1950s and 1960s, she was first girl of South Vietnam. She was born in 1924 in Hanoi, Vietnam.In reality, she was compared to women such as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (previous first lady of the United States), Dewi Sukarno (ex-first woman of Indonesia), Grace Kelly (previous princess of Monaco) and Eva Duarte de Peron (previous first lady of Argentina). In the 1960s, Madame Ngo Dinh Nhu promoted the conventional Vietnamese "ao dai" (long gown). She presently lives in France, where she is composing her autobiography.She speaks proficient English, Vietnamese and French.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Vietnam is the house to Historic City of Hue-one of the ancient marvels of the world. Throughout the Nguyen dynasty (1802-1945), Hue was the capital of Vietnam. More than 10 palaces in Hue supply a few of the very best staying examples of Vietnamese architecture in Asia. It is the monolith that finest represents Vietnam. Color has actually been identified as a World Cultural Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Hieu Ngan Tran is among the Vietnam ´ s best understood and well-liked professional athletes. She is a taekwondo professional athlete who contended in the ladies ´ s featherweight classification at the 2000 Olympic Games and won the silver medal. The silver medal for Vietnam was the very first won by that nation in Olympic competitors.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Vietnam is popular for its hospitality, and the typical visitor will have no trouble in adjusting to regional customs.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... The Vietnamese movie market has actually been honoured at movie celebration and award events around the globe. The rewards obtained consist of the Golden Lion for finest movie granted by the Venice International Film to Anh Hung Tran ´ s Cyclo (1995 ); the Jury Prize granted by the Sundance Film Festival to Tony Bui ´ s Three Seasons (1999 ); and the Grand Jury Prize granted by the Pusan International Film Festival to Luu Hynh ´ s The White Silk Dress Press (1999 ).
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Madame Nguyen Thi Binh ended up being the very first female vice president of Vietnam in 1992. She ended up being head of the Vietnamese females ´ s motion in the 1960s and 1970s.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Like its Thai cousin, Vietnam is world-famous for its conventional food. At Paris ´ s leading dining establishments, visitors can relish the true taste of Vietnamese food.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Vietnam has actually long been popular for its splendid temples and palaces.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Vietnam has among the most affordable joblessness rates in the Third World.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... The advancement of standard Vietnamese sports is crucial to the conservation of Vietnamese culture. Takraw, or kick beach ball, is a conventional sport in Vietnam. In this sport, a ball is passed from gamer to gamer by striking it with the head and feet. Takraw likewise is extensively played in Laos, Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... The bio-diversity of Vietnam is among its biggest riches.The nation has 6 world ´ s biosphere reserves: Can Gio Mangrove Forest, Cat Bachelor's Degree, Cat Tien, Kien Giang, Red River Delta, and Western Nghe An.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... The United States of America acknowledges Vietnam as an independent nation given that 1995. In 1996, president Bill Clinton selected Douglas Peterson to function as United States ambassador to Vietnam.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Vietnam is world-famous for its animal wildlife. This wildlife -that includes elephants, buffaloes, tigers, monkeys, rhinoceroses, snakes and turtles- draws in countless travelers to Vietnam each year.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Vietnam preserves diplomatic relations with 140 nations worldwide, consisting of France, China, Japan, Thailand, Cambodia, Canada, South Korea, Germany, New Zealand, Australia, Russia and Malaysia.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Ha Long Bay is usually thought about to be the most lovely landscapes in the entire of Vietnam. It include 1,969 islands and islets positioned in the Gulf of Tonkin. This zone is understood for its amazing seascape of limestone pillars. It is among the most popular areas in Asia. Ha Long Bay has actually been acknowledged as a World Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Vietnam signed up with the United Nations in 1977.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Hanoi is the capital city of Vietnam. It is the most essential financial, commercial and cultural center in the nation.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... The best-known Vietnamese artworks the countless pagodas discovered throughout the nation.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... The education has actually gotten increased focus in Vietnam given that the nation ended up being independent in 1976. Vietnam has actually significantly increased the number of schools in action to needs for academic chances by the individuals.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... In 2000, Bill Clinton, who was president of the United States (1993-2001), was provided a hero ´ s welcome in Vietnam as he ended up being the very first American president to go to the Asian nation.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... The "ao dai" is the most popular nationwide outfit in Vietnam.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Vietnam is among the 10 member nations of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Hanoi is popular for its well-known dining establishments. A few of the dining establishments are constructed along the Red river to offer restaurants with a riverside view of Hanoi ´ s sunset.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Vietnam hosted delegates from 21 contries at the 2006 APEC Summit.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... The Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is a World Heritage Site in Vietnam.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... AmeliaVega, Miss Universe 2003, went to Hanoi to participate in the 2003 Miss Vietnam pageant.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Vietnam completed at the modern-day Olympic Games for the very first time at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... The 11th Taekwondo World Championship was kept in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, in June 2001.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Like Carlos Noriega (Peru), Abdul Ahad Mohmad (Afghanistan), Jugdermedidiyn Gurragcha (Mongolia) and Salman al-Saud (Saudi Arabia), Pham Tuan was among the very best astronauts in the Third World. He was the very first Vietnamese astronaut and the very first Asian in space. Pham Tuan flew aboard the shuttle bus Soyuz-37 in July 1980. He remained in area for more than 7 days. Pham Tuan was provided a hero ´ s welcome when he went back to nation after finishing its historical orbital area flight.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Vietnam is among the best-watered locations in Southeast Asia. 5 primary rivers circulation eastward throughout the nation. They are Mekong, Red Can, Srepok and Black.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Hanoi hosted the Fifth Asia-Europe Summit Meeting (ASEM) in 2004.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Vietnam has abundant mineral deposits (oil, coal, gas, manganese, bauxite and phosphates), big forests, and excellent farm.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... The Scent of Green Papaya was the very first terrific Vietnamese film of the 20th century. This movie was chosen for the very best Foreign Language Category at the 1993 Academy Awards. The motion picture delighted in the highest-grossing opening in Vietnam movie history.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Vietnam has 8 idols: Anh Hung Tran (movie director), Pham Tuan (astronaut), Thuy Tran (modeling representative), Nguyen Thi Phoung (ecologist), Hieu Ngan Tan (sportswoman), Madame Ngo Dinh Nho (previous first lady of Vietnam), Tony Bui (movie maker) and Nguyen Thi Binh (vice president of Vietnam).
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... More than 20 million individuals in Vietnam ride a bike.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Vietnam has a location about 1 percent as big as that of the United States.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Le Duc Tho was a diplomat who constantly worked for a merged Vietnam. He was born upon October 14, 1911, in Phan Dinh Khai, Vietnam. Le Duc Tho worked with Henry Kissinger (secretary of state of the United States) to end Vietnam war, and in 1973 the 2 males were granted the Nobel Peace Prize. The award citation stated, "On January 23 of this year a ceasefire agreement was concluded in between the United States and the Vietnamese Democratic Republic.At its conference on October 16 the Nobel Committee of the Norwegian Storting chose to award the Peace Prize for the 1973 to Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho, the two primary mediators who prospered in organizing the ceasefire after working out for almost 4 years ...".
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Vietnam has actually been picked to host the 2008 Miss Universe. Vietnam won the right to host the 2008 Miss Universe by one vote over Japan.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... President George W.Bush ended up being the very first U.S. president to check out Vietnam in the 21st century.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Vietnam has to do with 8 times the size of Switzerland.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Vietnam contended at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar. It completed 19th in the medal count, with 23 (3 gold), tracking China, South Korea, Japan, Kazakhstan, Thailand, Iran, Uzbekistan, India, Qatar, Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Bahrein, Hong Kong, North Korea, Kuwait and Philippines.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Vietnam is well-known for its stunning beaches along the Pacific Ocean: Bai Chay, Tran Phu, Nha Trang, China Beach, Mui Ne Beach, Hon Chong Beach and Bai Tam.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... The 7th Summit of the Francophonie was kept in Hanoi, Vietnam.
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