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.
VOV.VN - For generations, Ban (Bauhinia) flowers have been associated culturally and spiritually with Thai and Tay ethnic minority groups living in Vietnam’s northwestern mountains.
A programme themed ‘Colours of spring from every corner of the country' will take place throughout this February at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Dong Mo, Son Tay town, Hanoi.
VOV.VN - Dak Lak province in the Central Highlands has opened classes on Gong playing for students from ethnic minorities to help them learn the core values of Gong culture. Tay Nguyen University is the vanguard in this endeavor.
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.
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.
“Then” singing practice of Vietnam’s ethnic groups of Tay, Nung, Thai has been named in the list of Intangible Cultural Heritages of Humanity, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s Department of Cultural Heritage said on December 13.
VOV.VN - All Thai families in Vietnam’s northern mountainous region have a brass pot. It’s not only cookware but a symbol of prosperity.
VOV.VN - The Thai ethnic’s Pieu scarf embodies social and spiritual values.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Various cultural and entertainment events for children will be held in Hanoi to celebrate International Children’s Day (June 1).
D2C X Inc., the operator of a Japanese travel information website for foreign tourists, has recently launched its Vietnamese version.
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).
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 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.
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.