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.

Shoulder bamboo basket of Thai women

Shoulder bamboo basket of Thai women

VOV.VN - Thai women in Vietnam’s northwest region always wear shoulder bamboo baskets when they work in terraced fields or go to the forest to pick vegetables and fruit.

Hue festival revives traditional craft

Hue festival revives traditional craft

VOV.VN - Themed "The quintessence of Vietnamese crafts", Hue Traditional Craft Festival introduced and promoted Vietnam’s traditional handicraft items and specialties.

New rice ceremony of the M’nong Gar

New rice ceremony of the M’nong Gar

VOV.VN - Performing a new rice ceremony is a very old custom among the ethnic groups who live in Vietnam’s Truong Son mountain range in the Central Highlands.

Jarai’s unique Po Thi funeral custom

Jarai’s unique Po Thi funeral custom

VOV.VN - Po Thi, the Jarai custom of building a larger charnel house for a deceased person before seeing them off to the world of Gods, takes place between January and April each year.

Co Lao ethnic group

Co Lao ethnic group

VOV.VN - The Co Lao, one of Vietnam’s 54 ethnic minority groups, has about 3,000 people. The group settled in Vietnam about 200 years ago and now lives mainly in the northern mountainous region.

Water resource ceremony of the Ede

Water resource ceremony of the Ede

VOV.VN - The Ede ethnic minority people think that every water resource is managed by a genie. After each harvest and before each new crop, the Ede thank their water genies for blessing them with good weather and lots of luck. This shows their respect for water, the source of life.

New rice ceremony of the La Ha

New rice ceremony of the La Ha

VOV.VN - The La Ha ethnic minority lives in Vietnam’s northwestern region where they farm and perform some unique customs and rituals, including a ceremony of new rice worshipping to remind the younger generation to appreciate rice.

“Tang cau”, a special wedding ritual of the Black Thai

"Tang cau", a special wedding ritual of the Black Thai

VOV.VN - A Black Thai woman in Vietnam’s northwestern region ties her hair into a tall bun on top of her head to indicate that she has got married. A ritual is held to comb and tie up her hair before she goes to her husband’s house.

Che worship of the Ede

Che worship of the Ede

VOV.VN - The Ede ethnic group in the Central Highlands consider the Che, a big jar, a symbol of family wealth and prosperity. A Che full of alcohol is an indispensable item at all worship ceremonies.

Jarai people’s Pran mat craft

Jarai people’s Pran mat craft

VOV.VN - The Jarai people in Gia Lai province have maintained many traditional handicrafts, such as weaving brocade fabric and making musical instruments, bamboo papooses, and pineapple-leaf mats.

Buoc hamlet preserves Thai ethnic minority culture

Buoc hamlet preserves Thai ethnic minority culture

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.

Aza, new rice celebration of the Pako

Aza, new rice celebration of the Pako

VOV.VN - In the last month of the lunar year, ethnic people in A Luoi mountain district of Thua Thien Hue province celebrate Aza, the New Rice Festival. It’s one of the most sacred religious events of the Pako and Ta Oi groups.

New Rice Festival of the Tay

New Rice Festival of the Tay

VOV.VN - The celebration of new rice crop is one of the most important agricultural festivals in Vietnam. The Tay in the northwestern mountain region celebrate the New Rice Festival on the 9th or 10th lunar month to thank genies for blessing them with a bumper crop.

“Ruou can” represents Ede people's solidarity, hospitality

"Ruou can" represents Ede people's solidarity, hospitality

VOV.VN - “Ruou can” is an indispensible rice wine at important events such as the New Year celebration of ethnic people in the Central Highlands. Several weeks before the Lunar New Year, the Ede people of Dak Lak province begin to distill wine to serve their relatives and friends.

Moc Chau preserves traditional brocade weaving

Moc Chau preserves traditional brocade weaving

VOV.VN - Moc Chau district in Son La province attracts visitors by its natural landscape and the unique cultural practices of local ethnic minority groups such as brocade weaving.

Agricultural rituals and wedding customs of the Bo Y ethnic people

Agricultural rituals and wedding customs of the Bo Y ethnic people

VOV.VN - The Bo Y have the smallest population of the 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam and live in the northern border province of Ha Giang. During the year, the Bo Y people in Quan Ba district, Ha Giang province have various agricultural rituals to express their gratitude to the deities and ancestors for bumper crop and prosperity.