Tet of ethnic groups

Tet of ethnic groups

VOV.VN - The Vietnamese nation has 54 ethnic groups. Each group has its own culture, customs, language, lifestyle, costumes, and celebrations. The ways they celebrate Tet, the lunar New Year, add color to the Vietnamese culture.

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.

Wild vegetable specialties in the northwest region

Wild vegetable specialties in the northwest region

VOV.VN - The Northwest is a mountainous region with not only a poetic landscape, but is also home to 20 ethnic minorities and diverse cultural interests. Its topography is divided into many layers, so its climatic conditions vary by area.

Poonah paper of the Cao Lan in Bac Giang

Poonah paper of the Cao Lan in Bac Giang

VOV.VN - In the past the Cao Lan people in Khe Nghe hamlet, Bac Giang province, had a self-sufficient lifestyle. They practiced many crafts, including making poonah paper. Older villagers say making poonah paper was a popular craft.

Cooking like a Hanoian

Cooking like a Hanoian

VOV.VN - Travelers who come to Hanoi often think about exploring this city’s culture and history by visiting some famous sites like Hoan Kiem Lake, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Temple of Literature, or Water Puppet Theatre. Not many of them think to broaden their knowledge of Hanoi’s culture via a cooking class of traditional famous food.

Clothes of the Cao Lan in Bac Giang province

Clothes of the Cao Lan in Bac Giang province

VOV.VN - Cao Lan is one branch of the San Chay group, who live in a number of provinces – Bac Giang, Tuyen Quang, Lang Son, and Quang Ninh. The Cao Lan in Bac Giang province are a little bit different from clans in other provinces, particularly in the way they dress.