Papoose weaving craft of the Churu

Papoose weaving craft of the Churu

4/19/2017 - 16:37

(VOVworld) – A papoose is a carrying container used by a number of ethnic groups in Vietnam’s Central Highlands, including the Churu. The papoose reflects the Churu people’s culture and view of nature and life.

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Chu-ru group in the Central Highlands

Chu-ru group in the Central Highlands

4/13/2017 - 16:30

(VOVworld) – The Chu-ru are one of several indigenous groups living in Vietnam’s Central Highlands. They have developed and continued to maintain unique customs, festivals, folk arts, and cultural values.

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Food of the Gie Trieng

Food of the Gie Trieng

3/30/2017 - 18:19

(VOVworld) – Fermented fish is a typical dish of the Gie Trieng in Quang Nam province in the Central Highlands. It’s indispensable at important events and festivals.

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New Rice celebration of the Gie Trieng

 New Rice celebration of the Gie Trieng

3/21/2017 - 17:49

(VOVworld) – The New Rice celebration is a time-honored tradition of ethnic groups in the Truong Son range. Today, VOV reporter Hong Lam reports on the New Rice celebration of the Gie Trieng.

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Dinh Tut, a typical flute of the Gie Trieng

Dinh Tut, a typical flute of the Gie Trieng

3/17/2017 - 16:56

(VOVworld) – The Gie Trieng have a population of 33,000 people living mainly in the northern part of the Central Highlands. About two thirds of them cluster in Nam Giang district, Quang Nam province. The Gie Trieng have developed diverse folk music genres and musical instruments. The Dinh Tut is a typical flute played at Gie Trieng festivals.

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Clothes of the Gie Trieng

Clothes of the Gie Trieng

3/1/2017 - 17:08

(VOVworld) - The Gie Trieng have developed a unique culture while adopting cultural features of other groups in the northern Central Highlands.

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The Gie Trieng live in the Vietnam-Laos border area

The Gie Trieng live in the Vietnam-Laos border area

2/21/2017 - 15:38

(VOVworld) – The Gie Trieng, one of 6 tribes in Kon Tum province, has about 33,000 people. They live in Dak Glei and Ngoc Hoi district along the Ho Chi Minh trail near the border with Laos. Like other ethnic groups in Vietnam, the Gie Trieng have a distinct culture and have contributed to national construction.

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H’re folk singing

H’re folk singing

2/15/2017 - 15:57

(VOVworld) – The H’re love singing. They sing anywhere and anytime: at work, in leisure time, and at festivals. They have developed unique and diverse singing genres, typically Kaleu and Kachoi.

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H’re customs and belief

H’re customs and belief

2/7/2017 - 17:03

(VOVworld) – The H’re grow wet rice and other crops on terraced fields. Their religious practices are associated with rice. The H’re believe all things are administered by genies and they pray to the genies for peace, protection, bumper crops, and chasing away bad luck and diseases.

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H’re ethnic group’s community organization

H’re ethnic group’s community organization

1/16/2017 - 14:25

(VOVworld)-H’re ethnic people have long been living in the southern part of the Truong Son Mountain Range. The H’re are united, which can be seen in the way they help each other in production and festive activities. The connectivity among H’re families and between an individual and the hamlet is based on kinship or neighborhood.

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Tom singing of the Kho Mu

Tom singing of the Kho Mu

12/30/2016 - 16:26

(VOVworld) – Tom call-and-response singing is the most popular folk singing genre of the Kho Mu.

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Beliefs of the Kho Mu

Beliefs of the Kho Mu

12/28/2016 - 19:03

(VOVworld) – The Kho Mu practice many rituals and ceremonies each year: worship of the hamlet’s genie and ancestors and festivals to welcome new crops and the Rice Mother. The worship of ancestors and the festivals to welcome new crops typify the beliefs of the Kho Mu.

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Mountains and forests in the life of the Kho Mu

Mountains and forests in the life of the Kho Mu

12/21/2016 - 10:24

(VOVworld) – The cultural life of the Kho Mu is closely associated with the mountains and forests. Despite social changes, some age-old customs have been maintained in their daily life and community festivals.

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Crafts of the Kho Mu

Crafts of the Kho Mu

12/13/2016 - 16:34

(VOVworld) – In the past the Kho Mu practiced a nomadic life and depended on nature. They made simple farm tools and utensils from wood and bamboo which are still used today.

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Firewood stove of the Kho Mu

Firewood stove of the Kho Mu

12/7/2016 - 17:16

(VOVworld) – The Kho Mu live close to nature and cultivate crops on terraced fields. They worship the Genie of Fire who generates life and prosperity. To Tuan introduces the firewood stove of the Kho Mu.

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The Kho Mu group

The Kho Mu group

11/30/2016 - 16:44

(VOVworld) – The Kho Mu live in Vietnam’s northern mountain region together with other ethnic minority groups. Today’s “Colorful Vietnam, Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups” segment begins a series of stories about the Kho Mu.

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Catching a husband and other marriage customs of the K’ho

Catching a husband and other marriage customs of the K’ho

11/7/2016 - 18:04

(VOVworld) – The K’ho are matriarchal and their take the active role in marriage. Although many of their customs and habits have changed towards modern society, they have maintained one age-old custom: “catching a husband.”

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Papoose of the K’ho

Papoose of the K’ho

11/2/2016 - 17:47

(VOVworld) – The papoose is an indispensable item in the daily life of the K’ho and ethnic groups in the central highlands. VOV introduces the craft of weaving papoose and its position in the life of the K’ho.

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Folk music of the K’ho

Folk music of the K’ho

10/26/2016 - 10:27

(VOVworld) – The K’ho has a treasury of folk music that include a variety of musical instruments: gongs, Sogor drums, and instruments fashioned from gourds or bamboo.

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K’ho ritual of drinking straw wine

K’ho ritual of drinking straw wine

10/21/2016 - 7:42

(VOVworld) – Drinking straw wine is typical in the culture of the K’ho people. Straw wine is served at ceremonies to welcome guests, at festivals, and at worshiping rituals.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

A: To He, or toy figurine, is a traditional toy that Vietnamese children are exceedingly fond of. Dating back to the 17th century, To He are made of glutinous rice...

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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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(VOVworld) - It’s freezing cold during winter in South Korea. But the harsh weather cannot keep Vietnamese women there from wearing “Ao dai” – the traditional Vietnamese long dress, which...