VOV.VN - The epics of the Xo Dang ethnic group’s T’dra branch, also known as ho mu’uan, were first discovered in the early 2000s by Vo Quang Trong, Director of Vietnam Museum of Ethnology. Dr. Trong and his colleagues have collected 106 versions of epic narratives in Kon Tum province’s Dac Ha and Dac To districts.
VOV.VN - Like the epics of other ethnic groups in Vietnam’s Central Highlands, the epics of the Xo Dang people provide a view of a certain historical period, depicting people’s daily lives and their struggle to protect their land and communities.
A programme introducing the traditional culture, customs and specialties of ethnic groups in the southwest region is taking place in the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism.
VOV.VN - The Ede people’s Khan, the M’nong group’s Ot ndrong, and the Ba Na people’s Ho Mon are the first that come to mind when discussing epics of Vietnam’s Central Highlands. People are less familiar with the Xo dang group’s epics.
VOV.VN - It’s impossible to totally avoid misunderstandings and disagreements. The Xo Dang have a custom of making an apology in the morning to resolve any problem or disagreement between individuals, families, or hamlets from the day before.
VOV.VN - The New Rice celebration is the most important ritual of the year for the Xo Dang.
VOV.VN - Ngoc Linh ginseng is plant indigenous to the Ngoc Linh mountains of Kon Tum and Quang Nam province.
VOV.VN - Visiting the Xo Dang ethnic minority group in the Central Highlands, tourists are most impressed by a huge Rong house built in the center of the village. It’s the sacred venue of all villagers.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups begins a series on the Xo Dang, an indigenous people of Vietnam’s Central Highlands.
Raising a buffalo horn to his mouth, K’Mang, head of the M’Nong ethnic group’s village in the central highland province of Dak Nong, let’s out a long blast to call his villagers together.
The third Central Highlands’ Folk Culture Festival and Culture Tourism Week will be held in Kon Tum province from March 18 to 23.