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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Folk dance of the K’ho

Folk dance of the K’ho

10/8/2016 - 9:32

(VOVworld)- Folk dancing has long been an inseparable part of the K’ho ethnic minority culture. At ceremonies, festivals and major social occasison of the K’Ho, folk dances seem allow the K’ho to express their gratitude to the god and genies for blessing them with bumper crops and a peaceful life.

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House of the K’ho

House of the K’ho

10/3/2016 - 16:37

(VOVworld) – Like many other ethnic groups in the Central Highlands, the K’ho live in stilt houses which are built harmoniously with nature.

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K’ho costumes

K’ho costumes

9/22/2016 - 15:18

(VOVworld) – Like many other ethnic groups in the Central Highlands, the K’ho have a tradition of weaving and making clothes for themselves. To Tuan introduces the costumes of the K’ho, which reflect their unique cultural identity.

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K’ho ethnic minority group

K’ho ethnic minority group

9/15/2016 - 13:29

(VOVworld)- K’Ho is the oldest ethnic group in the southern central highlands. Previously, they lived mainly in high mountains and their lives were quite isolated. This might be one of the reasons for many of their traditions and customs being remained until today.

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Indigo fabric – the beauty of Nung costumes

Indigo fabric – the beauty of Nung costumes

9/7/2016 - 17:08

(VOVworld) – Nung women teach their little girls to grow cotton trees, twine yarn, weave fabric, and embroider. In the Nung community, girls, who don’t know how to weave fabric and make clothes, will have a harder time finding husbands.

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The Nung’s singing

The Nung’s singing

8/29/2016 - 9:00

(VOVworld) – Folk songs have been part of the Nung’s cultural treasure since days long past. The Nung consider singing folk songs a way to communicate and express their feelings to others.

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Nung’s birthday celebrations demonstrate filial piety

Nung’s birthday celebrations demonstrate filial piety

8/23/2016 - 16:24

(VOVworld) – The Nung don’t commemorate the death anniversaries of the deceased. The children organize birthday celebrations for their parents to congratulate them on their longevity and show their deep gratitude for their parental merits.

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Then singing of the Nung

Then singing of the Nung

8/15/2016 - 18:14

(VOVworld) – Then singing, also called Lau Then, is a traditional kind of ritual singing of the Nung. Then singing reflects the Nung’s religious life as well as their cultural values.

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Nung’s New Year celebration and the meal to chase away bad luck

Nung’s New Year celebration and the meal to chase away bad luck

8/10/2016 - 16:11

(VOVworld) – Like many other ethnic groups, the Nung’s New Year festival is the biggest event of the year. They perform several rituals to say farewell to the old year and welcome the new year. In this edition of Colorful Vietnam - Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups, we introduce the Nung Phan Sinh’s New Year celebration and their meal to chase...

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Wedding custom of the Nung

Wedding custom of the Nung

8/1/2016 - 16:37

(VOVworld) - In the past a Nung marriage was arranged by the parents. Over the years, some of their backward customs have evolved and now Nung adolescents are allowed to date before getting married. Today we’ll discuss Nung wedding customs.

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Cuisine of the Nung

Cuisine of the Nung

7/27/2016 - 16:15

(VOVworld) - The Nung live at higher elevations and have a tradition of self-sufficiency. The Nung live close to nature and eat whatever they can grow or gather in the forest. Some of their dishes have become specialties of Lang Son’s tourism.

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Land genie worship ritual of the Nung

Land genie worship ritual of the Nung

7/19/2016 - 14:43

(VOVworld) – Worshiping the land genie is one of the major rituals of the Nung. When they settle in a new place to form a hamlet, the first thing they do is to build a temple to worship the local land genie. The temple is also dedicated to the founders of the hamlet. To Tuan introduces the land genie worship...

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The Nung hamlets in Chi Lang, Lang Son

The Nung hamlets in Chi Lang, Lang Son

7/13/2016 - 16:33

(VOVworld) – Tourists visiting the northern province of Lang Son are greatly impressed by the peaceful hamlets of the Nung dotting the valleys, hillsides, and river banks. To Tuan introduces a Nung hamlet in Chi Lang commune.

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The Nung close-knit community

The Nung close-knit community

7/6/2016 - 15:27

(VOVworld) – Nung society has developed close connections in residence, lifestyle, economics, and culture. The Nung live harmoniously and united in a close-knit community.

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House of the Nung

House of the Nung

6/29/2016 - 17:30

(VOVworld) – House of each ethnic group in Vietnam have their own distinctive features embracing their cultural identity. To Tuan introduces houses of the Nung.

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Identifying Nung people by their costume

Identifying Nung people by their costume

6/21/2016 - 15:45

(VOVworld) – The costume of the Nung is not as colorful as that of other ethnic groups. Nung clothes are made of indigo dyed fabric with very few decorations or embroidery. Their dressing habits reflect their culture and customs.

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The Nung ethnic group

The Nung ethnic group

6/13/2016 - 0:00

(VOVworld) – The Nung have about 1 million people, ranking 7th in population among Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups. They live in all 63 provinces of Vietnam, but mainly in northern provinces of Lang Son, Cao Bang, Bac Can, Thai Nguyen, Bac Giang, and Tuyen Quang. The Nung have a long history of development and many age-old, unique customs have been...

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Costumes of the Ha Nhi

Costumes of the Ha Nhi

6/6/2016 - 16:36

(VOVworld) – The Ha Nhi grow cotton for the fabric they weave and make into clothes. Today VOV’s reporter To Tuan describes the Ha Nhi clothing.

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Wednesday April 26, 2017

Wednesday April 26, 2017

(VOVworld) - Summer is coming around and it’s getting hotter in the northern part of Vietnam. The average temperature now ranges from 25 to 30DC. I enjoy this pleasant weather.

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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...