Wedding of the Red Dao
Wedding of the Red Dao

VOV.VN - The northern province of Tuyen Quang is the only locality in Vietnam that gathers all Dao branches, including Dao Do, Dao Tien, and Dao Quan Chet, they have a rich cultural life with a number of age-old festivals and customs.

Wedding of the Red Dao
The Ma’s ritual to pay gratitude to the Forest Genie
The Ma’s ritual to pay gratitude to the Forest Genie

VOV.VN - The Forest Genie ritual is observed by the Ma ethnic people in Cat Tien district of the Central Highland province of Lam Dong to show their gratitude and respect for what nature gives them in a spirit of receiving and conserving.

The Ma’s ritual to pay gratitude to the Forest Genie
Xoe Thai folk art honored by UNESCO
Xoe Thai folk art honored by UNESCO

VOV.VN - Xoe Thai is a unique art form in the cultural and religious life of the Thai ethnic minority in the northwestern province of Son La.

Xoe Thai folk art honored by UNESCO
Preserving UNESCO-recognised Then singing in Vietnam
Preserving UNESCO-recognised Then singing in Vietnam

VOV.VN - People living in the northern mountainous localities are preserving and promoting Then singing, an important aspect of the Tay, Nung, and Thai culture, which has been recognized by UNESCO as the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Preserving UNESCO-recognised Then singing in Vietnam
Hanoi artisan preserves the art of making toy figurines
Hanoi artisan preserves the art of making toy figurines

VOV.VN - For more than 20 years artisan Dang Van Hau of Phu Xuyen district in Hanoi has been researching ways to improve the traditional craft of making To he, toy figurines made from rice dough.

Hanoi artisan preserves the art of making toy figurines
Dancing ceremony of the Red Dao
Dancing ceremony of the Red Dao

VOV.VN - The Dao ethnic minority people observe many ceremonies and festivals each year. Like other Dao branches living in Vietnam’s northern mountain provinces, the Dance Festival of the Dao Tien in Son La province is the biggest community event.

Dancing ceremony of the Red Dao
Thai culture preserved in Muong Tac
Thai culture preserved in Muong Tac

VOV.VN - Muong Tac and Phu Hoa are two names for the central valley in Phu Yen district, Son La province.

Thai culture preserved in Muong Tac
Co Tu ethnic people celebrate new rice festival
Co Tu ethnic people celebrate new rice festival

VOV.VN - The new rice festival of the Co Tu ethnic people in Nam Dong district of central Thua Thien-Hue province plays a very important role in local people's daily life as it shows their respect and gratitude to the genies believed to protect locals and bring a bumper harvest.

Co Tu ethnic people celebrate new rice festival
The nomadic life of the Chut in Vietnam
The nomadic life of the Chut in Vietnam

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s Chut ethnic group have a very small population, who live mainly in Bo Trach and Quang Trach districts in Quang Binh province, with some clans living there for more than 500 years.

The nomadic life of the Chut in Vietnam
Unique clothes of the Pa Di
Unique clothes of the Pa Di

VOV.VN - Clothes worn by Pa Di women are different from other ethnic groups with their colorful patterns that are closely associated with their habitat of forests and mountains.

Unique clothes of the Pa Di