VOV.VN - Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups begins a series on the Xo Dang, an indigenous people of Vietnam’s Central Highlands.
The sixth Buon Ma Thuot Coffee and the 2017 Central Highlands Gong Culture Festival concluded in Buon Ma Thuot city in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on March 13.
The Central Highlands region has long been an attractive destination for foreign visitors by virtue of its beautiful landscapes and the distinct cultures of the local communities.
Daklak, the nation’s biggest coffee growing area, will launch a tour program in which guests can visit coffee processing facilities and gain hands-on knowledge of the cultural space of Gong which was recognized by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
The second Gong Festival of the Muong ethnic minority group opened in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh on November 16.
VOV.VN - The K’ho has a treasury of folk music that include a variety of musical instruments: gongs, Sogor drums, and instruments fashioned from gourds or bamboo.
The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak will combine its coffee festival with its gong culture festival and introduce the first of this kind in 2017.
Buon Ma Thuot is the capital and also the most popular destination in Vietnam’s Central Highlands. It attracts visitors by the immense coffee forest, the unique gong culture, and spectacular natural scenery.
Localities in the Central Highlands received praise for their efforts over the last decade to preserve and promote the cultural practices surrounding the use of gongs, which were recognised by UNESCO as an Oral Masterpiece and Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2005.
The State recognised a drum and gong performance in the southern central province of Phu Yen as part of its intangible cultural heritage.
The Central Highland province of Dak Lak received over 82,000 visitors during the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday this year, up 55% compared with last year, according to the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Authorities of the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai have devised a series of measures to preserve and promote cultural identities of ethnic minority groups, which account for over 45 percent of the locality’s population
Over 300 documents, images and artifacts on the distinctive gong culture of Vietnam's Central Highlands are currently on display at an exhibition at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Dak Lak.
(VOV) - Sapa town in northern Lao Cai province holds a number of interesting things for visitors to discover.
The effort to pass gong culture to younger generations in the Central Highland province of Kon Tum has been facing challenges, according to artisans.
Vice President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Le Ba Trinh received a delegation from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints led by President of the Church’s Asia Area Gerrit W. Gong in Hanoi on December 7.
(VOV) - Vietnam’s displaying stand at the 42nd Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Program (SSEAYP)’s ‘cultural exchange” taking place in Japan has attracted a large number of guests savouring traditional dishes and trying on Ao Dai (traditional long dress).
(VOV) - Coming to the Central Highland region, visitors will have an excellent opportunity to experience limitless coffee and rubber plantations and rhythms of gong.
The value of gong culture, a distinctive feature of the Central Highlands and a piece of world intangible cultural heritage, is vividly cherished through a festival kicked off in the regional province of Lam Dong on April 24.
Gong performances are popular at spring festivals in the Central Highlands and become part of their lives. In recent years, local gong artists have organized classes to teach gong playing to the younger generation.