In the United States there are so many different cultures. For example Africa, India, Italy, Germany, ect. Vietnamese American are residents of the United States who are of Vietnamese descent and most Vietnamese American are either first or second generation. In 1975 after the end of the Vietnam War many migrated to the US. Vietnamese is the seventh most spoken language in the United States. There are about one an a one million Vietnamese American living in the US, which is about 0.5% of the US population. The language they speak is Vietnamese and English. They mostly reside in California and Texas. In this paper I will be talking about how their culture celebrate holiday, when a woman is pregnant, marriage, death and about what kind of food they eat. Learning about different culture is a good way to learn something new. For instants if I had an Vietnamese friend come to my house and serve them tea with milk and sugar, or cheese and cracker they would be like no thanks. You will learn why when you read this paper.
They celebrate many holidays and one of the most important Tet which marks both the beginning of the lunar New Year and the begging of spring. Tet usually fall in the late January or early February. Tet is consider a time for visiting and entertaining guests. Trung Nguyen, or “Wandering Souls Day,” which falls in the middle of the seventh lunar month. On this holiday, table is filled with food offered to the wandering souls of ancestors. Trung Thu, or the “Mid-Autumn Festival”, held on the fifteenth day of the eight lunar month is one of the loveliest of Vietnamese holiday. On the night of the festival, children form a procession and travel through the streets with their bright lanterns, dancing to the beat of drums and cymbals. In 1994, congress designated May 11 as the annual Vietnam Human Rights Day.
According to Minh Tran,
“A traditional wedding has six stages nap thai( also called chem ngo in casual speech. The groom’s family visit...