VOV.VN - The Thai in Vietnam’s northwestern region pray for the souls of sick people, new born babies, people traveling far from home, and new daughters-in-law to wish them good health, safety, and happiness. The prayer inspires these persons to overcome challenges in their lives.
VOV.VN - Cao Phong district is the cradle of the Muong Thang, one of four Muong branches in Hoa Binh province. Hoa Binh authorities have worked with local people to preserve the traditional culture of the Muong Thang.
VOV.VN - At the end of the year when rice ripens in terraced fields and the weather turn cold, people of the Pako, Ta Oi, and Co Tu ethnic groups celebrate the Aza New Year Festival, or New Rice Festival, to thank their genies for blessing them with a bumper crop.
VOV.VN - Over the past 3 years, the group “Dong Kinh co nhac”, which means “Ancient music of Tonkin”, has spared no effort mixing Vietnamese traditional music with modern music to revive and promote national music in the modern context.
VOV.VN - The Cong group has around 1,000 people living mainly in Dien Bien province. At the end of the year they are cheerfully organizing a flower festival to celebrate a bumper crop and welcome a new year of good luck and happiness.
VOV.VN - Nguyet Ang village in Hanoi’s outlying Thanh Tri district is home to many talents who have contributed greatly to the nation. Ta Thanh Oai village and Nguyet Ang are the two doctoral villages of Thanh Tri district.
VOV.VN - Among the ethnic groups of the Central Highlands, the M’nong are famous for capturing and taming elephants.
VOV.VN - Water resource worship is a unique ritual of the Ede in the Central Highlands. It’s held annually to pay tribute to the water genie, who has brought them happiness in the old year, and pray for good fortune in the new year.
VOV.VN - M’nong women in many hamlets in Dak Ndrung commune, Dak Nong province, are engaged in weaving brocade fabric. Their colorful products show off their dexterity and diligence and contribute to preserving M’nong tradition and culture.
Where is modern youth heading and what does it find meaningful? Each person has a different answer, but the House of Youth in Da Lat City in the central province of Lam Dong provides some surprising insights for everyone.
VOV.VN - The panpipe of the Thai ethnic minority in Muong Lo, Yen Bai province, is considered the soul of local Thai folk singing and culture.
Enjoying a vibrant cultural show “The Quintessence of Tonkin” amidst a traditional village on the outskirts of Hanoi is a fantastic experience for tourists and locals alike.
VOV.VN - Dr Colman Ross from Ireland has positively contributed to the development of Viet Nam for nearly 20 years with a major focus on the marginalised and remote Ethnic Minority communities that are being left behind.
Have you seen a guy traveling on Saigon’s streets gripping the back of a motorbike while speaking non-stop into a camera attached to his helmet?
The ethnic Thai in Nghe An belong to an old branch of the original Thai people settled in the mountains of northern Vietnam. With the help of Japanese advice, some villagers are now turning to home-stay tourism to earn extra income and preserve their ancient culture.
VOV.VN - Whilst visiting Sa Pa I came to learn that there are several tribes with their own ancient traditions. The Black Hmong Tribe has various traditions, typically a buffalo horn.
Fire dancing by the Red Dao ethnic group is a special cultural feature in Ha Giang Province. Strong and courageous men shuffle around on burning coals in bare feet, surprising tourists unaware that the practice exists in Vietnam.
The northernmost province in the country is no longer a “remote area” in the tourism sense of the word.
Mon Hanoi (My Hanoi), a documentary made by former French ambassador to Vietnam Jean-Noel Poirier, presents a very different, soulful perspective of the capital city.
The northwestern region of Vietnam is a magical combination of alpine landscapes, ethnic culture, and bracing mountain air.