Muong ethnic people honor Mother of Saint Tan Vien

Muong ethnic people honor Mother of Saint Tan Vien

3/12/2012 - 10:51

(VOVworld) The Marian Days is a main festival of the Muong ethnic people in Ba Vi district of Ha Noi. The festival represents the diversity of various ethnic groups in Vietnam as it highlights the Vietnamese tradition of patriotism, handicraft skills and the determination to overcome natural disasters.

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Quang Nam brings folklore arts closer to public

Quang Nam brings folklore arts closer to public

3/6/2012 - 10:05

(VOVworld) The central province of Quang Nam has been successful in bringing traditional folklore arts closer to the public. Visitors to the ancient town of Hoi An will be amazed with traditional arts being performed right on the streets, including traditional music shows, folk games and bai choi or singing while playing cards.

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Traditional food of black Thai ethnic people

Traditional food of black Thai ethnic people

3/1/2012 - 16:55

(VOVworld) Local food can tell tourists about culture and customs of the place they visit. We now explore traditional food of black Thai ethnic people in the northern province of Dien Bien.

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Pentatonic music of the Khmer people

Pentatonic music of the Khmer people

2/21/2012 - 10:01

(VOVworld) Each ethnic group in Vietnam has a unique cultural identity that is expressed in its traditional. Pentatonic music is typical of the Khmer people in Vietnam. The jubilant sound can be heard during Khmer festivals in the southern province of Soc Trang.

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Romantic legend behind Chu Dong Tu Festival

Romantic legend behind Chu Dong Tu Festival

2/10/2012 - 14:52

(VOVworld) Spring is Vietnam’s main festival season, a time when people pray to their genies for protection. Saint Chu Dong Tu is one of the four immortal gods in the Vietnamese pantheon. Reporter To Tuan explains the romantic legend behind the Chu Dong Tu Festival in the northern province of Hung Yen.

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Rong House of Ba Na ethnic people

Rong House of Ba Na ethnic people

2/7/2012 - 8:00

(VOVworld) The Communal House in the northern central highlands, often called Rong House, is a special architecture of local people. This type of house witnesses important events of the community where the time-honored traditions and customs are passed from generations to generations. We now explore the Rong House of Ba Na ethnic people in the central highlands province of Kon...

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Making a pilgrimage to Ngoc Hoi - Dong Da festival

Making a pilgrimage to Ngoc Hoi - Dong Da festival

1/27/2012 - 10:55

(VOVworld)The Dong Da festival is observed annually on the 5th day of the 1st lunar month at Dong Da Hill in Hanoi. It commemorates the triumphant victory of King Quang Trung over 290,000 Qing invaders 200 years ago. Making a pilgrimage to the Dong Da Festival, one of the most typical spring festivals in Hanoi, has become a time-honored custom...

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Bac Ha Sunday market in Lao Cai province

Bac Ha Sunday market in Lao Cai province

1/19/2012 - 16:08

Bac Ha Sunday market in Lao Cai province is considered one of the most exciting, interesting and colorful in the northern border area. Located about 120 km from the resort town of Sapa, the market is open only on Sunday and becomes very crowded just before Tet.

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Ede costumes constitute aesthetic values

Ede costumes constitute aesthetic  values

1/18/2012 - 11:36

Vietnam has 54 brotherly ethnic groups whose traditional costumes present their own unique features. We now come to the central highlands and explore the costumes of Ede ethnic minority.

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Wedding ceremony of black Thai ethnic minorities

Wedding ceremony of black Thai ethnic minorities

1/9/2012 - 20:53

Thai ethnic people represent one-third of the population in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien. They mostly live in the districts of Dien Bien and Tuan Giao. VOV gives you an insight into the wedding ceremony of black Thai ethnic minorities.

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Vietnam demonstrates its rich cultural value

Vietnam demonstrates its rich cultural value

12/31/2011 - 8:11

Vietnam has demonstrated its rich cultural value this year as 2 of its relics had received UNESCO recognition as world cultural heritage and intangible heritage in urgent need for protection. This year also marks many successes by Vietnamese artists in world competitions.

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Traditional dances of Kho Mu people

Traditional dances of Kho Mu people

12/26/2011 - 11:12

The Kho Mu ethnic people live mostly in Vietnam northwest. They boast a rich and long - standing traditional culture. We now take you to the Muong Phang commune in the northern province of Dien Bien and explore traditional dances of Kho Mu people.

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Xoan singing, a world cultural heritage in need of urgent protection

Xoan singing, a world cultural heritage in need of urgent protection

12/16/2011 - 19:31

Xoan singing is a famous art of the midland province of Phu Tho. UNESCO's recent recognition confirms the art’s unique value and poses urgent need to presser the art.

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Artists discuss ways to preserve and develop traditional stage arts

Artists discuss ways to preserve and develop traditional stage arts

12/10/2011 - 17:49

Vietnam’s time honor development history has facilitated the growth of many traditional stage arts, including Tuong, Cheo and Cai Luong.

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Annual ritual to honor a patriotic female martyr in Con Dao islands

Annual ritual to honor a patriotic female martyr  in Con Dao islands

11/25/2011 - 18:41

People in Con Dao island district in the southern province of Ba Ria Vung Tau hold an annual ritual on the 18th of the 10th lunar month to honor a patriotic female martyr named Phi Yen, the 2nd wife of Lord Nguyen. Local people consider her a sponsor of their life.

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Gongs keep Chau Ro's cultural identities alive

Gongs keep Chau Ro's cultural identities alive

11/24/2011 - 15:46

Highlanders hear gong music from the time they are born until they die. Although they have no formal musical training, they play gongs together harmoniously without needing a conductor. The world of gongs is rich and diverse.

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Dancing with Fire

Dancing with Fire

11/24/2011 - 15:33

Every year, when the coldest days of the winter come, Pa Then ethnic people begin to celebrate their mysterious fire dancing festival. The warmth of the fire, the sound of gongs echoing through the hills and mountains of the northern region, and the overwhelming enthusiasm of the local people create a very special atmosphere in the coldness, inviting visitors near...

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Milk flowers blossom in Hanoi’s autumn.

Milk flowers blossom in Hanoi’s autumn.

11/18/2011 - 18:07

Milk flowers are traditional symbol of Hanoi’s autumn. There're many songs and that mention their charming fragrance.

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Cham culture never loses into oblivion

Cham culture never loses into oblivion

11/15/2011 - 1:43

The central coastal area has been known as home to the Cham ethnic people, who have created a strong Cham culture over the years. Times flies, its cultural values remain unique, contributing to enriching the Vietnamese culture.

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Elderly bicyclists support Vote for Ha Long Bay Campaign

Elderly bicyclists support Vote for Ha Long Bay Campaign

11/8/2011 - 1:10

Nearly 100 bicyclists from the UNESCO Cultural and Sports Exchange Club for Elderly People in Hanoi started a bicycle tour from Hanoi to Ha Long on November 6 to support the Vote for Ha Long Bay Campaign.

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We are very glad to know that Gerry Neumann has returned to his home in England safe and sound. On his latest email on March 20, Gerry wrote...

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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...