Thai stilt house culture

Thai stilt house culture

VOV.VN - The Thai, one of Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups, settle mainly in valleys near waterways which are suitable for growing wet rice and flax. The Thai live in stilt houses in which their culture and lifestyle have developed and are preserved.

Wedding customs of the Cao Lan people in Bac Giang province

Wedding customs of the Cao Lan people in Bac Giang province

VOV.VN - Marriage is an important event in a person’s life. It marks a turning point toward maturity and love. A wedding ceremony of the Cao Lan ethnic people in Bac Giang province is simple but involves prescribed procedures.

Ca Tru club helps preserve traditional art form

Ca Tru club helps preserve traditional art form

VOV.VN - Hai Phong has done its best to restore and promote the art of ca tru or ceremonial singing over the years. This is reflected in the successful revitalization of the Hai Phong Ca Tru Guild after 25 years, with beautiful performances, young female vocalists, instrumentalists and musicians.

Longevity celebration of Nung ethnic minority people

Longevity celebration of Nung ethnic minority people

VOV.VN - There are approximately 80 thousand Nung people living in the northern province of Bac Giang, 45 km north of Hanoi. They earn a living from rice growing and gathering. Birthdays or longevity celebrations are among the most important events in Nung people’s lives.

Hue delicacies tempting to every palate

Hue delicacies tempting to every palate

VOV.VN - Hue cuisine is different from food in other parts of Vietnam. It is characterized by diverse ingredients, delicate preparation, and artful presentation. This has made Hue cuisine tempting to every palate.

Dum singing of the Muong

Dum singing of the Muong

VOV.VN - The Muong are the fourth-largest of Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups. The Muong people inhabit northern mountains, mainly in Hoa Binh and Thanh Hoa provinces, where they still maintain their unique culture, an important element of which is Dum singing.

Wedding ceremony of the Red Dao

Wedding ceremony of the Red Dao

VOV.VN - Getting married is a significant milestone in a person’s life. Wedding rituals of the Red Dao ethnic people embrace traditional cultural features that need to be promoted and preserved. Let’s explore a wedding ceremony of the Red Dao in Pu Quan village, Muong Lat district, in Thanh Hoa province.

Longevity celebration of the Nung in Bac Giang

Longevity celebration of the Nung in Bac Giang

VOV.VN - The Vietnamese have a tradition of worshipping their ancestors to honor their predecessors’ merit. But the Nung people of Bac Giang province don’t worship the deceased. Instead, they celebrate grandparents and parents’ birthdays to wish them longevity.

Dong Xam silver craft village preserves tradition

Dong Xam silver craft village preserves tradition

VOV.VN - Dong Xam village in Thai Binh province is one of three places well-known for the silver carving craft, together with Hang Bac Street and Dinh Cong village in Hanoi. Also known as Duong Tham, the 600-year old village is now located in Hong Thai commune, Kien Xuong district.

Tam Duong market embraces local mountain culture

Tam Duong market embraces local mountain culture

VOV.VN - Tam Duong market in in Lai Chau city is a typical mountain market. It’s not just a trading place but also a meeting venue of the Dao, Mong, Thai, Giay, and Lu ethnic minority people.

Doi Tam village and the art of drum making

Doi Tam village and the art of drum making

VOV.VN - In Vietnam, drums are a traditional instrument at festivals and weddings. They are also used to announce arrivals to the community, signal when school starts or ends, and accompany musical performances.

Pang A festival of the La Ha

Pang A festival of the La Ha

VOV.VN - La Ha is an ethnic minority group living along the Da river in the northern mountainous provinces of Son La and Lai Chau. Despite social changes, the La Ha have maintained their traditional customs and festivals. The ‘Pang A’ or luck prayer festival reflects the La Ha’s typical culture.

House architecture of the Mong

House architecture of the Mong

VOV.VN - Among the hill sides rising up to Dong Van karst plateau in Ha Giang province, travelers are stunned by the magnificent natural landscape, lush terraced fields, and peaceful villages of Mong people.

Wedding ceremony of the Mang ethnic group

Wedding ceremony of the Mang ethnic group

VOV.VN - The Mang ethnic minority people live in served mountain districts in Lai Chau province. Like other ethnic groups, they have upheld traditional customs and practices for generations while absorbing modern cultural trends.

Ethnic minority language included in university curricula

Ethnic minority language included in university curricula

VOV.VN - In Vietnam, Tay is the mother tongue of nearly 2 million people and a second language for many other ethnic minority people in Vietnam’s northwestern region. The language is starting to be displaced by Vietnamese, and many Tay people are finding it harder to use their mother tongue.

La Ha ethnic group

La Ha ethnic group

VOV.VN - The La Ha people live in Vietnam’s northwestern region, mainly in Lao Cai, Son La, and Lai Chau province. In the past they lived off the land in isolated remote mountains, where they developed unique customs and rituals.

Hai Hau’s flowery roads show the way to local pride

 Hai Hau’s flowery roads show the way to local pride

Our first glimpse of Hai Hau District in the northern province of Nam Dinh was roadsides full of flowers. In recent years, the land along the inter-village roads in the coastal district has been planted with flowers-indicating that people have not only focused on surviving by building, fishing and raising rice.