Dear members of the community of the Vietnamese culture,
My name is Bao, and I'd like to request support for a not-so-little project, a English-language Vietnamese Folklore database. Its aim is to be a comprehensive repository of the myths, legends, tales, folklore, belief systems, and traditions of the Vietnamese culture.
The application of this project is to make available the vast and rich Vietnamese culture to a growing population of youths who find it easier to identify with other cultures than with Vietnamese because of the available media, both educational and commercial. Think of it this way: you're more likely to find a young Vietnamese American who knows who Zeus is (the supreme god of Greek mythology) but not know who Lac Long Qua…Read more >