Activities underway to promote culture of Vietnamese ethnic groups

VOV.VN - A series of activities are taking place at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi’s suburban Son Tay township from April 1 to May 3 to celebrate Vietnamese Ethnic Groups’ Culture Day (April 19).

The highlight of the series will be the re-enactment of a traditional market session from the northern province of Lao Cai, that showcases local farm produce and food, as well as tourism products.

Visitor will also be treated to a musical programme, folk games, and performances of the art of Khen (panpipe) of the Mong ethnic group.

Ethnic festivals will be re-enacted in the national village throughout April, including a wedding ceremony of the M’nong ethnic people in Dak Nong province, as well as a Gong festival of the Central Highlands region.

Furthermore, guests will have the chance to enjoy cultural exchanges with the Xo Dang ethnic community from Kon Tum province.

The activities aim to celebrate Vietnamese Ethnic Groups’ Culture Day which is held on April 19 annually to honour the cultural values of ethnic groups and the country’s cultural diversity.

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