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The O Du ethnic group

The O Du ethnic group

VOV.VN - Of Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups, several consist of a few hundred people living in remote mountain areas. The O Du in Nghe An province is one of the groups with the smallest populations.

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.

“Ta dieu”, a religious symbol of the Thai

"Ta dieu", a religious symbol of the Thai

VOV.VN - The Thai in Son La province have many cultural and ritual customs. Planting or hanging Ta dieu is a typical rite which has been handed down from generation to generation.

Dossiers on Dong Ho folk painting to be appraised

Dossiers on Dong Ho folk painting to be appraised

The National Cultural Heritage Council will appraise dossiers on the Vietnamese folk art of Dong Ho painting later this year, then complete them before submitting to the Prime Minister.

Silver in the life of Thai people

Silver in the life of Thai people

VOV.VN - The Thai people living in Vietnam’s northwestern region highly treasure silver. They use and gift silver jewelry and products at important events such as weddings and religious ceremonies.

Vietnamese brocade, silk introduced in RoK

Vietnamese brocade, silk introduced in RoK

Brocade and silk products made by Vietnam’s northern craft villages are being displayed at an exhibition that opened in Seoul, the Republic of Korea (RoK), on July 18.

Calendar of the Thai

Calendar of the Thai

VOV.VN - The Black Thai in Son La province base their calendar on the phases of the moon. Important events such as funerals, weddings, ground breakings, house-warmings, and crop plantings are organized on lucky days of the lunar month.

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).

Buoc hamlet preserves Thai ethnic minority culture

Buoc hamlet preserves Thai ethnic minority culture

VOV.VN - Buoc hamlet in Kham Xoe village, Hoa Binh province, is famous for its unspoiled natural landscape and primitive Thai ethnic minority population. Since it became an ecological and community tourism area in 2007, the hamlet has been attracting a growing number of visitors.

Thai defence minister’s visit promotes mutual understanding

Thai defence minister’s visit promotes mutual understanding

Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Prawit Wongsuwan is currently visiting Vietnam from January 23-24, with the intention of enhancing the traditional friendship and mutual understanding between the two nations’ armies.

Museum of Nature and Culture opens in Nghe An

Museum of Nature and Culture opens in Nghe An

The Vietnam National Museum of Nature, in cooperation with the Management Board of the Western Nghe An Biosphere Reserve in north-central Nghe An province, has launched the Open Museum of Nature and Culture at the reserve’s Pu Mat National Park.