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