Culture different between Vietnam and The United
State of America
Hello, my name is Bin. I’m from Vietnam-a beautiful small country in Asia. When I first came to the U.S, I realized a lot of different things between the 2 countries, some fun but some kind of boring with me. I think the biggest different is culture.
We will see the different in celebration between Vietnam and the U.S. In Vietnam, the most important day or festival is Lunar New Year but in the U.S, I can see Christmas is more important than New Year. Let talk about Christmas first, many people in the United States celebrate Christmas Day on December 25. The day celebrates Jesus Christ's birth. It is often combined with customs from pre-Christian winter celebrations. Many people erect Christmas trees, decorate their homes, visit family or friends and exchange gifts. People celebrate Christmas Day in many ways. In the days or even weeks before Christmas Day, many people decorate their homes and gardens with lights, Christmas trees and much more. It is common to organize a special meal, often consisting of turkey and a lot of other festive foods, for family or friends and exchange gifts with them. Children, in particular, often receive a lot of gifts from their parents and other relatives and the mythical figure Santa Claus. This has led to Christmas Day becoming an increasingly commercialized holiday, with a lot of families spending a large part of their income on gifts and food. Many Sunday schools, churches and communities organize special events. These can include decorating the neighborhood or a shopping mall, putting up a Christmas tree and planning a Nativity display, concert or performance. A lot of plays and songs have a aspect of Christmas as a theme. Some groups arrange meals, shelter or charitable projects for people without a home or with very little money. In public life, government offices, organizations, businesses and...