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Lifestyle of Hanoian is a cultural beauty and reflected in every word of each person. Hanoi is a city with a long history, also the capital, the center of economy, politics, culture of Vietnam. Therefore Hanoian always have an awareness of elegant lifestyle worthy of the role and its position. The lifestyle of Hanoian or also called Trang An was referred in many poems:
“Chẳng thơm cũng thể hoa nhài. (Not aromatic also is jasmine)
Dẫu không thanh lịch cũng người Tràng An” (Though not elegant also is Trang An people)
Hanoian attaches great importance to communication
Featured in communication culture of Hanoian is a tactful communication attitude. Feelings between people is principles of conduct. They show the respect to the partner in each gesture. in the communication process, Hanoian always has the observation and evaluation of partner’s attitude and choose the most appropriate words, attitude for the communication. Hanoian is polite, subtle in behaving, communicating, handle relationships in a soft, flexible but highly effective. The beauty of Hanoian communication culture is also reflected by the use of precise words, standard pronunciation.
Lifestyle of Hanoian is showed in a casual lifestyle, community solidarity
Culture of Hanoian also the cultural feature of Vietnamese people is a casual lifestyle and community solidarity. Vietnamese people lives in village community. Each people in the village has the intimate relationship with each other. In the past, they united to work together and against aggressors. Village became an indispensable part of their life. This idea has existed and closed with them until now. also thanks to this lifestyle helped Vietnam expel all invaders whether strong or weak to protect peace in the country.
An other beauty in lifestyle of Hanoian is compassion, tolerance, love peace.
Compassion of the Hanoian has the deep roots from the life, activities and the long struggle process of the nation. Vietnam is a country that has had to spend more than half the time of its history to deal with wars. They saw their families, relatives and countryman received the pains from the war. Therefore they always want to help and protect the misfortune people. Vietnamese people also has many poems, proverbs about the compassion, tolerance and philanthropy.
An indispensable part of elegant lifestyle of Hanoian is costume
Costume is a very important part of Vietnamese in general and Hanoian in particular. costume of whether male or female, adult or children are very courteous and discreet. Hanoian choose the clothes suitable with their social status and job. Ao Dai is one of the typical attire of Hanoian. The Women always have the Ao Dai in their wardrobe. Ao dai is very discreet but also evoking the beauty of a charming woman.
The lifestyle of Hanoian in culinary art
In Cuisine, the Hanoian show the elegance in a higher aesthetic level, the refinement in cooking process. The traditional dishes of Hanoi always have the harmony from the dishes presentation to the taste, even the conception about hot and cold, yin and yang. From this delicacy, Hanoian created many specialties that were famous both at home and abroad as Pho, Bun Thang, Snail noodle, La Vong grilled fishs, Banh Cuon Thanh Tri…
Lifestyle of Hanoian has become a subculture and should be reserved, protected, and handed on to the next generations.