Ethnic village to host diverse range of activities for Lunar New Year

Ethnic village to host diverse range of activities for Lunar New Year

VOV.VN - The Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism, situated in the Dong Mo tourism area of Son Tay town in Hanoi, is poised to host a series of activities between January 1 and 31 which are aimed at introducing the cultural diversity of ethnic groups as a means of celebrating the Lunar New Year, known locally as Tet.

R’dao custom of the Co Tu

R’dao custom of the Co Tu

VOV.VN - The Co Tu ethnic minority people live mainly in the mountainous regions of Quang Nam and Thua Thien-Hue provinces and in the western end of Da Nang city in central Vietnam.

Cultural characteristics of the Kho Mu

Cultural characteristics of the Kho Mu

VOV.VN - The Kho Mu are one of 5 ethnic groups in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau. Despite physical hardships, they have developed strong cultural traditions and customs.

Xoang dance of the Ba Na

Xoang dance of the Ba Na

VOV.VN - Xoang dance has been an inseparable part of Central Highlands culture. Whenever Central Highlanders hold a festival, they play gongs and do Xoang dancing.

Wedding rituals of the Bo Y

Wedding rituals of the Bo Y

VOV.VN - After spring dating, when cold wind begins to blow, young ethnic boys and girls in the northwest mountain region decide to get married.

Ancient Thai language preserved

Ancient Thai language preserved

VOV.VN - In modern society, the traditional culture and particularly the ancient language of the Thai people has been increasingly neglected. In an effort to preserve the language, Dien Bien province has opened classes to teach ancient Thai writing.

Lo Cuong rice noodle village thrives despite urbanization

Lo Cuong rice noodle village thrives despite urbanization

VOV.VN - Located about 50km east of Hanoi, Lo Cuong village, famous for dried rice noodles, is one of the age-old craft villages in Hai Duong city. In recent years, the village has changed dramatically amid rapid urbanization.

Music in wedding ritual of Red Dao in Lao Cai province

Music in wedding ritual of Red Dao in Lao Cai province

VOV.VN - For the Red Dao, a ceremonial music band is an important part of happy events such as wedding ceremonies. The cheerful sound of clarinets and drums expresses the joy of the bride, bridegroom, and their guests.

Love in Pieu scarf of Thai women

Love in Pieu scarf of Thai women

VOV.VN - The ethnic Black Thai of Vietnam’s northwestern region value the Pieu scarf as a symbol of love and an important clothing accessory for women. All Black Thai women can weave and embroider Pieu scarves.

Traditional clothes of the Nung

Traditional clothes of the Nung

VOV.VN - The indigo clothes of the Nung in Cao Bang province are distinguishable from others by their designs, which have very few decorations or embroidery. Nung clothing reflects their culture and customs.

Weaving – traditional craft of Tay ethnic minority

Weaving – traditional craft of Tay ethnic minority

VOV.VN - Brocades are typical weaving and sewing products of the Tay people in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang. They are well-known for their colorful patterns which have been passed from generation to generation. The craft is most active in Phu Ngoc commune, Ha Quang district.

Fire dance of Red Dao in Dien Bien province

Fire dance of Red Dao in Dien Bien province

VOV.VN - Dien Bien province is home to about 6,000 Dao people of the Red Dao, Dao Quan Chet, and Dao Khau branches. The Dao observe many religious and cultural ceremonies and festivals.

“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.

Red Dao observe Day for Thunderbolt Deity

Red Dao observe Day for Thunderbolt Deity

VOV.VN - The Red Dao have many observances throughout the year, such as abstention day after the Forest Worship on the first day of a New Year and Days of the Wind and Thunderbolt Deities.

Xip Xi Festival of the White Thai

Xip Xi Festival of the White Thai

VOV.VN - The White Thai ethnic minority celebrate their Xip Xi Festival on the 14th day of the 7th lunar month in the leisure time before the fall harvest.