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.
VOV.VN -Then singing and Tinh gourd lute playing are typical folk art forms among the Tay, Nung, and Thai ethnic minority communities in Vietnam’s northern mountains.
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 - 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A French bakery training centre called La Boulangerie Française – HCMC for disadvantaged youth officially opened on June 22 at the Thu Duc College of Technology (TDC) in HCM City.
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.
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.
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.
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.