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Thousands brave heavy rain for buckwheat flower fest

11:00 | 11/13/2015

(VOV) -Despite heavy rain, thousands of visitors on November 12 flocked to the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang for the opening ceremony of The Buckwheat (Fagopyrum Esculentum) flower festival.

A breathtaking journey to Dong Van Plateau

11:16 | 10/17/2015

(VOV) - Dong Van Karst Plateau in Ha Giang province was recognized in 2010 by UNESCO as a world geological park. The plateau is a true masterpiece of nature where man is small against the vastness of the sky, mountains and clouds.

Pu Peo worship of the Forest Genie and forest protection

10:02 | 09/15/2015

(VOV) - The forest is a life-giving resource for the Pu Peo people of Ha Giang province. Every year, they dedicate a ritual to the Forest Genie to pray for favorable weather, bumper crops, and animal fertility.

Pu Peo people preserve traditional clothes

10:02 | 09/09/2015

(VOV) - The Pu Peo are an ethnic minority group in the mountainous province of Ha Giang. Their costumes exhibit beautiful color combinations.

Earthen-wall houses of the Pu Peo

10:01 | 08/29/2015

(VOV) - The earthen-wall house is typical of ethnic groups in the mountainous province of Ha Giang, including the Pu Peo. The Pu Peo believe that the success or failure of a family depends greatly on the land and the house they occupy.

Pu Peo ethnic group and its unique characters

10:59 | 08/23/2015

(VOV) - The Pu Peo is one of Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups living in the northern mountain province of Ha Giang.

Ethnics voice traditional value preservation ideas

09:19 | 08/07/2015

More than 50 village patriarchs and artisans of the 16 smallest ethnic groups in Vietnam gathered in Hanoi on August 6 to speak on ways to uphold their traditional cultural identities.

Vice President meets ethnic group representatives

17:44 | 02/10/2015

Vice State President Nguyen Thi Doan met with 39 representatives from five ethnic minority groups with populations below 1,000 people in Hanoi on February 10.

Fire jumping heats up tourism week

11:03 | 11/24/2013

A fire jumping performance by 100 Pa Then ethnic artisans warmed up Cultural Heritage Tourism Week for Ethnic Minority Groups in the northernmost province of Ha Giang on November 22.

Equal development for ethnic minorities in Vietnam

09:26 | 11/08/2013

Besides supplementing legal documents targeting ethnic minority people, Vietnam has implemented many policies to improve the spiritual and material life of these people over the past years.

Ethnic groups to celebrate Lunar New Year in Hanoi

17:00 | 01/16/2013

(VOV) - Representatives from 24 ethnic groups from the Northern and Central Highlands regions will take part in a spring festival welcoming the Lunar New Year in Hanoi from February 18-22.

Ministry lists intangible heritage

09:00 | 01/03/2013

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced a list of 33 examples of intangible cultural heritage according to Cultural Heritage Law.

Minority cultures need preserving

15:36 | 03/20/2012

Having happily married with a little daughter in Dong Van Town, 500km north of Hanoi, Trang Thi Lan, 30, desperate longing to see her people.

Ethnic costumes on show

11:59 | 11/29/2011

Fifty-four art troupes representing 54 ethnic minority groups across the country took part in a fashion show of Vietnam’s ethnic costumes.

Plan to aid ethnic groups approved

08:00 | 10/12/2011

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a project worth over VND1 trillion to improve the living standards of four disadvantaged ethnic groups: the Mang, La Hu, Cong and Co Lao.