Kpan – the powerful bench of the Ede

Kpan – the powerful bench of the Ede

VOV.VN - The Kpan is a long wooden bench of the Ede people on which gong and drum performers sit. The Ede consider the Kpan a symbol of rich and powerful families.

Folk music of the Pa Ko

Folk music of the Pa Ko

VOV.VN - The Pa Ko ethnic minority group has diverse cultural value which reflects in their folk songs and dances.

ARieu Ping celebration of the Pa Ko

ARieu Ping celebration of the Pa Ko

VOV.VN - The Arieu Ping, which means exhumation, is the biggest celebration of the Pa Ko to show respect and piety of the living people for the deceased.

Unique wedding rituals of the Pa Ko

Unique wedding rituals of the Pa Ko

VOV.VN - The Pa Ko consider marriage one of the most important work in a person’s lifespan. Parents have to prepare offerings for their children’s wedding when they are grown-up.

Quang Ninh province preserves ethnic culture

Quang Ninh province preserves ethnic culture

VOV.VN - Tien Yen district, in the heart of northeastern Quang Ninh province, is close by Ha Long Bay, the Mong Cai border gate economic zone, and the Van Don economic zone. Tien Yen is home to several ethnic minority groups whose cultural identities have passed down the generations.

Sa Pa: the struggle between survival and tradition

Sa Pa: the struggle between survival and tradition

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 Pa Ko ethnic group

The Pa Ko ethnic group

VOV.VN - The Pa Ko is an ethnic group scattered across the provinces of Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue in the Truong Son mountain range. The Pa Ko live in harmony with nature, which is reflected in their lifestyle, customs, and culture.

The art of Vietnamese tea

The art of Vietnamese tea

Artisan Hoang Anh Suong shares with Pham Oanh his experience of enjoying tea in Vietnam as well as the art of tea in Vietnamese culture.

Preserving ethnic minority musical instruments

Preserving ethnic minority musical instruments

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.

Ho Chi Minh City—a city of too many tales

Ho Chi Minh City—a city of too many tales

VOV.VN - Over the course of the weekend, I dropped in Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam. According to the local people, the city was best known in its original name, Saigon.

Egyptian artist May Mohab and her passion for Vietnamese water puppets

Egyptian artist May Mohab and her passion for Vietnamese water puppets

VOV.VN - May Mohab began researching about Vietnamese water puppets in 2008 for her thesis and since then has remained passionate about this form of art. Vietnamese water puppets are being introduced for the first time to the world by a team of 10 artists of the Cairo Puppet Theatre.

National village promotes Vietnam’s ethnic culture

National village promotes Vietnam’s ethnic culture

VOV.VN - The Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism was inaugurated in October 2010, coinciding with the 1,000th founding anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi. The village is an excellent place to learn about Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups.

Xo Dang in the Central Highlands

Xo Dang in the Central Highlands

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups begins a series on the Xo Dang, an indigenous people of Vietnam’s Central Highlands.

Memories of street calls

Memories of street calls

VOV.VN - Large eye-catching panels, funny commercial son TV, colorful flyers and brochures are types of modern advertising you see every day. But people still reserve a special place in their hearts for one of the earliest forms of advertising: the distinctive call of the street vendor.

Van Lam embroidery and lace village

Van Lam embroidery and lace village

VOV.VN - Van Lam village in Ninh Binh province is one of the most famous embroidery craft villages in Vietnam. Its products are popular with consumers here and abroad.

Unique culture of Churu

Unique culture of Churu

VOV.VN - Churu culture leaves visitors to Vietnam’s Central Highlands with unforgettable memories. The Churu people have faithfully preserved their traditional costumes, folklore, and handicrafts.

Life of Nung people in Phuc Sen valley

Life of Nung people in Phuc Sen valley

Phuc Sen commune in Quang Uyen district, Cao Bang province has become known as the homeland of the Nung An ethnic group with signature stone fences in front of their houses.