Vietnam has adopted policies to enable ethnic minority groups to develop equally, helping to gradually bridge development gaps with the rest of the population, said National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
The exhibition, entitled “Vietnam’s Hoang Sa and Truong Sa: Historical and legal evidence”, has given local ethnic minority people in Bac Quang district, northern mountainous province of Ha Giang, a better understanding of Vietnam’s waters sovereignty.
VOV.VN - Dak Lak museum attracts 300,000 visitors a year, all coming to see the historical and cultural exhibits of Dak Lak province and the Central Highlands as a whole.
VOV.VN - Students in the Tien Yen mountain district of Quang Ninh province have been taught the ethnic culture of their own groups and also of others.
The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) organised a conference in Mekong delta Can Tho city on September 22 to seek measures to improve the quality of its Ethnic Minority and Mountainous Region Pictorial in the southern region.
A regional workshop to share experience in harmonising culture, environmental and economic development for mountainous and ethnic minority areas was held in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on September 18.
A young man from the northern mountainous province of Son La has travelled to Israel to learn modern farming techniques and apply them to his homeland.
VOV.VN - The Government’s Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs has launched an action plan to support startups by ethnic minority people by attracting investment and promote efficient production.
“Thoi dai” Newspaper of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) and the Save the Children International jointly launched a campaign in Hanoi on September 1 to call for support to children, especially those from ethnic minority groups.
The northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang is home to nearly 100,000 people of Dao ethnicity whose culture boasts unique customs, rituals and arts.
To Mong people in general and Mong people living in Mu Cang Chai district in particular, Pao throwing has been an indispensable folk game in holidays and traditional festivals, including Gau Tao spring festival.
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines (VA) on August 19 inaugurated a new school for pupils in the mountainous commune of Thuong Hoa, Minh Hoa district, the central province of Quang Binh.
VOV.VN - For hundreds of years, the minority community in the north-west district of Sa Pa (Lao Cai province) have known only one way of life; rice. But now, that lifestyle is at risk.
The path leading to Phia Thap village, home to 50 families from the Nung ethnic minority in Cao Bang province, is surrounded by green rice paddy fields.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism has unveiled that a north-eastern region ethnic minority cultural festival will run August 3-7 at the Quang Ninh Province culture centre in the district of Tien Yen.
More than 1,473,000 ethnic minority households across the country have been benefiting from preferential credit programmes with total loans worth up to VND40 trillion (over US$1.76 billion), reported the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP).
VOV.VN - The musical instruments of Vietnam’s ethnic minority groups are on the verge of disappearing. Most of the artisans who make them are old. But some of them are working hard to teach younger generations to make and play the instruments.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a project to support women’s startups for 2017-2025, aiming to raise women’s awareness of the Party and State’s laws and policies on startups and encourage the realisation of their ideas.
VOV.VN - After graduating from the University of Agriculture, Lo Thi Cuong of the Xinh Mun ethnic group returned to work in her native commune in Son La province.
VOV.VN - The National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi will celebrate Central Highlands Heritage Month in July with a bevy of special activities and events, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.