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Little Vietnam

  • Members of Orlando’s Vietnamese community are reacting to the death of Vietnam’s President Tran Dai Quang who died on Friday of an unspecified illness at the age of 61.
  • After the Vietnam War, Central Florida became a destination for Vietnamese fleeing the communist regime. Now there’s a new generation of Orlando residents maintaining cultural ties to Vietnam. Former Miss Vietnam Florida Anh Do, who now oversees the pageant, and tasty chomps food blogger Ricky Ly join Intersection to talk about the Vietnamese heritage of Central Florida.
  • It’s been 40 years since the Fall of Saigon and all week we’re looking at Orlando’s Vietnamese population. Age is just a number for a group of Orlando Vietnamese retirees who dance for their country. Six members, average age 60 with no professional dance training, make up the group Hon Viet. Hon Viet means soul of Vietnam, and soul is certainly what you get when you watch this group perform.
  • Our week-long coverage of the fortieth anniversary of the Fall of Saigon continues this afternoon with a glimpse into the lives of Orlando’s Vietnam veterans. Much is known about the nearly 3 million American soldiers who fought in South Vietnam against the Viet Cong guerilla forces. But the Vietnamese soldiers who fought alongside Americans have a lesser known legacy. 90.7’s Renata Sago spoke with two Vietnamese veterans who settled in Orlando after the war.
  • Celisa Perez is at a small shop in the heart of a Vietnamese community, not far from Little Vietnam, getting small needles pushed into her face.Perez has…
  • The central Florida Vietnamese community commemorated the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon - the capture of the South Vietnam capital that signaled the end of the Vietnam War.
  • 90.7 News is commemorating the fall of Saigon 40 years ago this week by focusing on the state's largest Vietnamese community, here in Central Florida. The community is growing even as its cultural heart Little Vietnam is evolving. 90.7 discovered where Central Florida's Vietnamese community is less affected by the challenges of time and distance, places of worship.
  • Most Central Floridians know Little Vietnam in Orlando's Mills-50 district. But a new cultural center is emerging in a quiet corner of the Fashion Square Mall, passing down traditions from Vietnam and the other countries that make up the region's Asian-American community.
  • It’s been 40 years since the fall of Saigon and all week we’re looking at Orlando’s Vietnamese population. Vietnamese cuisine is reflective of Vietnamese lifestyle, starting from the preparation of the food, to how it’s served. That’s what the family that runs Orlando’s Saigon Noodle & Grill says.
  • Shopping and dining in the Mills 50 district offers a rich insight into the history and culture of Vietnam, and into the community here in Orlando. 90.7's Intersection team caught up with Ricky Ly for a culinary tour of the neighborhood's offerings.