VOV.VN - Vietnam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism has launched an action program to preserve and promote the practice of Mother Goddess Worship, a cultural intangible heritage of humanity.
The northern province of Phu Tho on March 21 received a certificate recognising the Mother Au Co worship as part of the national intangible cultural heritage.
An exhibition that opened this week at Hanoi’s Fine Arts Museum depicts lacquer paintings depicting the Vietnamese practices related to belief in the Mother Goddesses of Three Realms, which was recognised a few months ago by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
VOV.VN - Mother Goddess worship, or Dao Mau”, is very popular belief in an agriculture-based country like Vietnam, where farmers strongly depend on nature.
VOV.VN - The H’re grow wet rice and other crops on terraced fields. Their religious practices are associated with rice.
Cleaning up or replacing the altaris the most crucial ritual in the festival of the Mong people. It is believed to please their ancestors, who will protect and bless them during the upcoming year.
Thousands of locals and visitors attended the water procession and fish worship ceremonies held on February 8 at Tran Temple Complex in Loc Vuong ward, Nam Dinh city of the northern province of Nam Dinh.
VOV.VN- Vietnam’s cultural identity is partly reflected in the cultural heritages recognized by UNESCO. Along with economic integration, Vietnam’s culture is being spread globally through these heritages.
Many young people show an indifference towards traditional cultural art forms, often due to the influences of Western culture. However, others have a great love for Vietnamese folk art and wish to share that love with their peers.
VOV.VN-Mother Goddess Worship or Dao Mau, which began in the 16th century in Vietnam, is the worship of the incarnation of nature goddesses. The practice of the belief in Mother Goddesses has been recognized by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
Traditional singing and calligraphy performances were held to celebrate Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day in Hanoi on November 23.
Vietnam’s traditional Mother Goddess worship was performed in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on November 17, drawing crowds of international and local viewers.
VOV.VN - Worship paintings of Vietnam’s northern ethnic groups are associated with Buddhism and Taoism and reflect ethnic cultural origin and customs.
VOV.VN - The Tran Family Home and Chapel located at 21 Le Loi Street in Hoi An Ancient Town has been a haven for ancestral worshippers for more than two centuries.
VOV.VN - Worshiping the land genie is one of the major rituals of the Nung. When they settle in a new place to form a hamlet, the first thing they do is to build a temple to worship the local land genie. The temple is also dedicated to the founders of the hamlet.
A Hung Kings Temple will be built on Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago with the aim of spreading Hung Kings worship and paying tribute to the ancestors of Vietnamese people.
Buddhist followers flocked to Bai Dinh Pagoda in the northern province of Ninh Binh on April 23 to worship the world’s largest jade Buddha statue, called “Jade Buddha for Peace”.
VOV.VN -An amazing fire dancing has been performed by Pa Then ethnic people from the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang at the Culture-Tourism Village of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups in Hanoi.
Numerous activities featuring traditional Xoan singing will be organised during the upcoming 2016 Hung Kings Temple festival, said Nguyen Dac Thuy, Deputy Director of the Phu Tho provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
VOV.VN - The lives of the Ha Nhi ethnic people are closely associated with the forest and brooks.