VOV.VN - The Khmer in Vietnam’s southern region are celebrating the Ok Om Bok or Moon Worship Festival.
The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh recently launched the construction of a Khmer cultural and tourism village at a total cost of VND25.8 billion (US$1.12 million).
Officials of the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang have arranged a series of activities for local Khmer ethnic people to celebrate their traditional Sene Dolta festival.
The ethic Khmer people in the southern province of Soc Trang are looking forward to their traditional Ok Om Bok festival from November 13-14, particularly the Ghe Ngo (Khmer boat) race.
Leaders of the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang had a working session on November 12 with a delegation from the Cambodia’s Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts (MCFA) headed by Secretary of State Menh Kossony.
(VOV) - Ang, Vinh Trang and Dat Set (Clay) temples in Vietnam’s southwestern region attract a large number of visitors to their unique architectures.
(VOV) - Khmer ethnic minority people’s rich and diverse traditional culture is reflected in their traditional festivals like Dolta, Ok Om Bok, and boat racing. These festivals are always exciting with performances of various musical instruments.
The Steering Committee and Organising Board of the 2014 Mekong Delta Economic Cooperation Forum (MDEC) held a meeting in Soc Trang province on November 7 to review and issue the forum’s joint statement.
The southern province of Tra Vinh has submitted a document to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism asking for recognition of the Ok Om Bok Festival, a moon worshipping ritual of the Khmer ethnic minority group, as a national intangible cultural heritage.