Cultural environment and the new face of Southern Vietnam culture
From the perspectives of cultural geography, systematic approach, and ethnolinguistics, the paper examines the impact of two factors of natural geography and cultural exchanges on the change of Vietnam traditional culture in Southern Vietnam. Natural geographic diversity, in collaboration with the dominant influence of Vietnamese culture, has developed here the tradition of plain culture parallel with sea culture. Vibrant cultural exchange has made a profound cultural transformation of all ethnic groups here, including Vietnamese culture. Therefore, in order to properly understand, correctly interpret the formation, change of ethnic cultures and region culture in Southern Vietnam,first of all we need to consider the impact of the two factors on subjects of ethnic cultures and their cultural activities here.