Water resource worship of the Ede

Water resource worship of the Ede

(VOVWORLD) -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...
Brocade weaving: dexterity of M’Nong women

Brocade weaving: dexterity of M’Nong women

(VOVWORLD) -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...
Muong Lo panpipe of the Thai

Muong Lo panpipe of the Thai

(VOVWORLD) -The panpipe of the Thai ethnic minority in Muong Lo, Yen Bai province, is considered the soul of local Thai folk singing and culture
Grave statues of the Co Tu

Grave statues of the Co Tu

(VOVWORLD) -The Co Tu in the Central Highlands are famous for wood statues and grave-houses. The grave-house is a unique architectural work of the Co Tu, which reflects...
Health worship of the M’Nong

Health worship of the M’Nong

(VOVWORLD) -Health worship rituals are an important religious custom of the M’Nong in the Central Highlands. The blessed person feels relaxed, secured and protected
Kpan – the powerful bench of the Ede

Kpan – the powerful bench of the Ede

(VOVWORLD) -The Kpan is a long wooden bench of the Ede people on which gong and drum performers sit. The Ede consider the Kpan a symbol of rich and powerful...
Folk music of the Pa Ko

Folk music of the Pa Ko

(VOVWORLD) -The Pa Ko ethnic minority group has diverse cultural value which reflects in their folk songs and dances
ARieu Ping celebration of the Pa Ko

ARieu Ping celebration of the Pa Ko

(VOVWORLD) -The Arieu Ping, which means exhumation, is the biggest celebration of the Pa Ko to show respect and piety of the living people for the deceased. The celebration also helps enhance...
Unique wedding rituals of the Pa Ko

Unique wedding rituals of the Pa Ko

(VOVWORLD) -The Pa Ko consider marriage one of the most important work in a person’s lifespan. Parents have to prepare offerings for their children’s wedding when they are...
Ada festival of the Pa Ko

Ada festival of the Pa Ko

(VOVWORLD) -The Ada festival to celebrate a new rice crop is the biggest and most important event of the year for the Pa Ko.  The festival begins on the 6th day of...
The Pa Ko ethnic group

The Pa Ko ethnic group

(VOVWORLD) -The Pa Ko is an ethnic group scattered across the provinces of Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue in the Truong Son mountain range. The Pa Ko live in harmony with nature...
Funeral ceremony of the Lo Lo

Funeral ceremony of the Lo Lo

(VOVWORLD) -The funeral ceremony of the Lo Lo contains religious and cultural features. It illustrates the piety of children toward their parents and the community bond
The Lo Lo’s belief of worshipping ancestors

The Lo Lo’s belief of worshipping ancestors

(VOVWORLD) -The Lo Lo ethnic minority group believes that people have a responsibility to worship the ancestors who gave birth to them and raised them. The worship rituals are performed at the...
Xo Dang’s custom of apologizing in the morning

Xo Dang’s custom of apologizing in the morning

(VOVWORLD) -It’s impossible to totally avoid misunderstandings and disagreements. The Xo Dang have a custom of making an apology in the morning to resolve any problem or disagreement between individuals,...