VOV.VN - The 14th version of a culture, sports, and tourism festival held by ethnic minority groups in the country’s northwestern region concluded in the mountainous northern province of Son La on August 20.
VOV.VN - “Cấp sắc”, which means “maturity ritual”, is a typical cultural feature of the Dao people. They believe an adult man who has not passed a “cap sac” ritual is not acknowledged as mature and is unqualified to practice and attend hamlet rituals and works.
VOV.VN - The Pa Then ethnic group has about 6,000 people living in several districts of Ha Giang province. They observe many traditional festivals and ceremonies each year, including the Lunar New Year festival, the lifetime ceremony, and worship rituals relating to agriculture, such as the new rice ceremony and praying for rain.
The cap sac (maturity ritual) of the Dao ethnic group may be recognised by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage.
The maturity ritual (Cap Sac) of the Dao ethnic minority group in northern Thai Nguyen province was recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage at a ceremony on March 29.
A maturity ritual (Cap Sac) of the Red Dao ethnic community took place as a joyful New Year activity in Sa Pa district in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on February 18.
The traditional Lap Tinh or Cap Sac ceremony of the Dao Tien ethnic minority marks the end of a boy's childhood and gives him a new name. The community recognizes a boy as mature after he has completed the ceremony.