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.
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.
VOV.VN - The worship of progenitors, a fundamental tradition of Vietnamese craft villages, expresses villagers’ gratitude for those who created jobs for locals.
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.
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.
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.
VOV.VN - Lunar New Year is one of the biggest festivals of the year for Muong Vang ethnic people in Lac Son district, Hoa Binh province. On the first days of the year, Muong Vang people conduct traditional ancestor worship rituals.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
VOV.VN - Pao Dung is the traditional singing of the Dao ethnic minority people living in northern Vietnam.
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.
VOV.VN - Ha Nhi ethnic people’s earthen-wall houses are warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Their unique houses help them deal with the harsh weather of the northern mountain Vietnam.
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.
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.
VOV.VN - With its dense system of rivers and canals, Vietnam’s Mekong Delta has become famous for floating markets which attract tourists with their abundant farm produce sold directly from boats.
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.