I choose the symbol of Vietnam as the Bamboo tree?

Since I was little, I still remember the song “Vietnamese bamboo: Vietnam is green with countless trees with different leaves, every tree is beautiful, every tree is precious, but the most familiar is still There are dozens of different types of apricot bamboo, but the same green growth grows straight…”

“Green bamboo ever green

Once upon a time there was a green bamboo bank…”

I choose the symbol of Vietnam as the Bamboo tree?

Bamboo tree, bamboo tree, bamboo tree… and many other types of bamboo are types of bamboo. The tree belongs to the Rice family. Bamboo has a long-lived rhizome that grows shoots called bamboo shoots. The bamboo stems can be up to 10 – 18 meters tall and have about 30 branches… The bamboo tree only flowers once in its entire life Its life cycle will close when bamboo “flowers”.

Along with the banyan tree, the communal house’s water dock is a familiar and beloved image of In traditional Vietnamese villages, bamboo bushes have had a symbiotic relationship with the Vietnamese people for thousands of years. Bamboo offers shade to life and is willing to sacrifice everything from the sweet bamboo shoots to the bamboo shoots used to make hats from the bamboo stalks Branches, leaves and roots of bamboo all contribute to building life.

Bamboo has been associated with many ups and downs of the country’s history. “…The country grows when its people know how to grow bamboo and fight the enemy…”. It is no coincidence that the story of the yellow-stemmed bamboo species is associated by the Vietnamese with the legend of Saint Giong – the image of Saint Giong pulling up a thick bamboo bush to expel the invading An invaders has become a symbol of the miraculous and mutant power of victory. our nation against powerful invading enemies.

On the other hand, the image of the boy Thanh Giong stretching out to transform into a giant Most likely related to the ability of bamboo plants to grow very quickly (according to botanists, bamboo plants growing in ideal conditions can grow 15 – 20cm per day).

Over many historical periods, green bamboo ramparts have become a solid “green fortress” against invaders and natural disasters. Bamboo truly becomes a stronghold and an endless source of materials to make offensive weapons in wars.

It is the bamboo poles On the Bach Dang River, Ngo Quyen defeated the Southern Han army. The Bamboo tree itself contributed greatly to expelling the invaders to gain Independence and Freedom for the Fatherland.

“ Bamboo keeps village holds water, holds thatched roofs, keeps ripe rice fields…” The effects of bamboo on soil are being studied with the clearest observation being that bamboo grows very strongly in areas sprayed with Agent Orange during the Vietnam War.

Bamboo is used to make houses (trusses), chopsticks, water troughs, baskets, and agricultural items (buckets, hoe handles, shovel handles). Young bamboo for food (bamboo shoots). Dried bamboo including the roots can be used as firewood. Bamboo is planted densely as a natural fence for villages in the Northern Delta.

In war, bamboo is used as a very powerful weapon. (sticks, bows and arrows). History tells of the uprising of Nguyen Thien Thuat, who relied on a dense bamboo fence that French bullets could not penetrate.

Bamboo, which is close and dear to the nation, was once an endless source of inspiration in literature and art. From fairy tales (The Bamboo Umbrella, the hundred-knot bamboo tree…) to folk songs and proverbs, bamboo is all present.

There have been many famous works written about bamboo: “Vietnamese bamboo” by Thep Moi and the poem of the same name by poet Nguyen Duy… Bamboo also appears in folk songs and bamboo dances that are popular almost everywhere. country. And it is one of the important materials in creating ethnic musical instruments such as: silk flutes fluteken…

Bamboo go into each person’s life and go deep into the soul of Vietnamese people. Whenever far away from home, it is difficult for travelers to forget the images of the beloved bamboo village, the peaceful bamboo bridges… The image of bamboo always reminds of a rustic Vietnamese village, the noble, simple but spirited Vietnamese people.

In the process of international integration and modernization, bamboo today has become cultural products with high aesthetic value. favored by many foreign customers as items used to decorate luxury places: bamboo lampshades, bamboo woven plates.

It can be seen that the identity of Vietnamese people and Vietnamese culture have similarities with the vitality and beauty of earthen bamboo. Vietnamese. Bamboo does not grow individually but lives in bamboo groves.

This cohesive feature symbolizes the community of Vietnamese people. Bamboo has roots that penetrate deep into the ground, live long and live in all lands. That’s why bamboo is likened to the industrious Vietnamese people who cling to the soil and cling to the village: “The roots are not afraid of poor soil. The more roots there are, the more diligent they are.”

Bamboo and the Vietnamese people have gone through many ups and downs of history through many wars to defend the country – Bamboo deserves to be a symbol of the indomitable resilience of the Vietnamese people and the beauty of Vietnam.

Bamboo is present from the mountains to the plains, all regions of Vietnam have bamboo life. The 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam all have a life of more or less, still trying to stick to the bamboo tree. Let’s ask, where do we get lotus flowers in mountainous areas and say “Lotus is commonly grown in Vietnam”?

Hanoi today Nowadays, there are not many bamboo left (Uncle’s Mausoleum has ivory bamboo). Now that Hanoi has expanded, it has become vast with countryside embracing villages and hamlets. In the afternoon, the smoke from the straw no longer curls around the bamboo (because of the gas heating), but I still see the bamboo growing straight and attached to the countryside despite many years of changes every day when it comes to the city.

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