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Masks in religious rites of the Dao

Masks in religious rites of the Dao

VOV.VN - The Dao comprise two groups, who speak the Mien and Mun dialects. In religious rites of the Mun group, there are always Ka Dong men wearing masks with two horns. They are mysterious men representing deities in the Dao rituals.

Colourful headdresses of ethnic girls in mountainous region

Colourful headdresses of ethnic girls in mountainous region

VOV.VN - Headdresses are considered an indispensable part of the outfits worn by ethnic girls in the country’s northwestern mountainous region, highlighting the traditions of the various different ethnic groups that live in the area.

Cultural festival showcases ethnic groups

Cultural festival showcases ethnic groups

A series of festivals organised by different ethnic minority groups from the country’s northwestern region are taking place at the Vietnam National Villages for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi.

Traditional ceremony marks coming of age

Traditional ceremony marks coming of age

Tau Sai is an important event celebrating the coming of age of men and women among the Dao Tien ethnic minority group in the northern province of Cao Bang.

Tet of ethnic groups

Tet of ethnic groups

VOV.VN - The Vietnamese nation has 54 ethnic groups. Each group has its own culture, customs, language, lifestyle, costumes, and celebrations. The ways they celebrate Tet, the lunar New Year, add color to the Vietnamese culture.

Three countries involved in ‘con’ throwing festival in Lai Chau

Three countries involved in ‘con’ throwing festival in Lai Chau

VOV.VN - Muong Te district in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau is hosting a ‘con’ throwing (throwing a sacred ball through a ring) festival with approximately 1,000 delegates from Laos, China, and host nation Vietnam participating in the opening of the event on December 29.

Music in wedding ritual of Red Dao in Lao Cai province

Music in wedding ritual of Red Dao in Lao Cai province

VOV.VN - For the Red Dao, a ceremonial music band is an important part of happy events such as wedding ceremonies. The cheerful sound of clarinets and drums expresses the joy of the bride, bridegroom, and their guests.

Red Dao observe Day for Thunderbolt Deity

Red Dao observe Day for Thunderbolt Deity

VOV.VN - The Red Dao have many observances throughout the year, such as abstention day after the Forest Worship on the first day of a New Year and Days of the Wind and Thunderbolt Deities.

Cultures of Vietnamese ethnic groups to be highlighted

Cultures of Vietnamese ethnic groups to be highlighted

Activities themed around the “Colours of Vietnamese ethnic groups” will take place at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism from April 1 to May 2, to celebrate Vietnam’s Ethnic Groups’ Cultural Day (April 19).

“Maturity” ritual of Dao ethnic in Lao Cai

"Maturity" ritual of Dao ethnic in Lao Cai

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.

Ha Giang promotes tourism in central region

Ha Giang promotes tourism in central region

A conference spotlighting Ha Giang’s tourism potential took place in the central province of Khanh Hoa, on March 18, gathering over 100 representatives from tourism management bodies, associations, and travel agencies across the central region.