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.
Cao Dai followers and dignitaries gathered at the Cao Dai Temple in the southern province of Tay Ninh on February 4 for the yearly grand ritual dedicated to the Duc Chi Ton (Supreme Being) who they believe to be the ancestor of the world.
VOV.VN - Worshiping the land genie is one of the major rituals of the Nung. When they settle in a new place to form a hamlet, the first thing they do is to build a temple to worship the local land genie. The temple is also dedicated to the founders of the hamlet.
A ceremony was held in Muong Lay township, the northwestern province of Dien Bien on December 31 to publicise the recognition of the Xoe dance and Kin pang Then ritual as national intangible cultural heritages.
Around twenty people from Kho Mu community in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien conducted a ritual to pray for rain on the outskirts of Hanoi on November 16.
(VOV) - The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has identified a list of 19 additional national intangible cultural heritages.
Like most people, the Lo Lo ethnic minority regards marriage as an extremely important event in an individual’s life.