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Vietnam strives to reduce social inequality

Vietnam strives to reduce social inequality

2/15/2017 - 17:31

(VOVworld)-Vietnam’s economic model in the post-renewal process has yielded high growth rates and helped the majority of the population escape poverty. But increasing social inequality has become an issue of concern for authorities.

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Worship paintings of Vietnam’s northern ethnic groups

Worship paintings of Vietnam’s northern ethnic groups

2/7/2017 - 17:34

(VOVworld) - Viet Nam is home to 54 ethnic groups, each with its own lifestyles, customs, traditions, and, of course, worship faiths. Ancestral and gods worship is central to the spiritual lives of the ethnic people living in Vietnam’s northern regions including Tay, Nung, Dao, Thai, and Muong. As the custom of hanging worship paintings in ritual ceremonies remained, a...

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Ethic group cultures highlighted at spring festival

Ethic group cultures highlighted at spring festival

2/5/2017 - 16:35

(VOVworld)-Vistiors to the Culture and Tourism Village of Vietnam Ethnic Groups on the outskirts of Hanoi have been treated to a variety of traditional customs of Vietnamese ethnic groups.

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State President joins ethnic group Spring festival

State President joins ethnic group Spring festival

2/4/2017 - 16:58

(VOVworld)-Vietnam defines ethnicity affairs and national unity as being of strategic importance, said State President Tran Dai Quang at the opening ceremony of the 2017 “Spring colors throughout the country” festival in Hanoi on Saturday.

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“Spring Colors throughout the country” 2017 festival opens

“Spring Colors throughout the country” 2017 festival opens

2/2/2017 - 16:25

(VOVworld) – The “Spring Colors throughout the country” 2017 festival will open this Saturday and Sunday at the Culture Tourism Village of Vietnam Ethnic Groups on the outskirts of Hanoi.

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Rooster in Vietnamese folklore

Rooster in Vietnamese folklore

2/1/2017 - 10:00

(VOVworld) – The rooster is associated with Vietnam’s historical myths. From a domestic animal, rooster became a sacrifice that Vietnamese offer to the genies during the Lunar New Year festival. The year of the rooster 2017 is believed to be promising and favorable.

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Marigiah of Cham ethnic group, a role model in social work

Marigiah of Cham ethnic group, a role model in social work

1/6/2017 - 17:59

VOVworld) – Marigiah from the Cham ethnic group in Xuan Loc district, Dong Nai province, is a role model in social work. Working for the local Women’s Association, Marigiah has been passionate about elevating women’s roles in the family and society.

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Yasushi Ogura- Love Vietnam at first sight

Yasushi Ogura- Love Vietnam at first sight

12/24/2016 - 17:08

(VOVworld) - For the last three years, Mr. Yasushi Ogura from Japan has visited Lung Cu, Dong Van, Ha Giang province every month. Yasushi Ogura opened Cà phê Cực Bắc or the northernmost coffee house in Lo Lo Chai village which is a must stop for visitors on their journey to the Lũng Cú Flag Tower. Lan Anh reports.

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Bac Kan specialties

Bac Kan specialties

12/23/2016 - 14:27

(VOVworld)- Pac Ngoi Village in Nam Mau Commune, Bac Kan province, is one of just a few places where the traditional customs of the Tay minority ethnic group are still practiced. Sampling local cuisines is also a way to better understand the local culture.

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

12/22/2016 - 16:07

A: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Christmas is just around the corner and we wish you a happy holiday season.

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Pac Ngoi, a cultural village in Bac Kan famous for homestay tourism

Pac Ngoi, a cultural village in Bac Kan famous for homestay tourism

12/22/2016 - 15:51

(VOVworld) - Pac Ngoi Village in Nam Mau Commune, Bac Kan province, is one of just a few places where the traditional customs of the Tay minority ethnic group are still practiced. Their stilt houses, nestled against the mountainside and reflected in Ba Be Lake, create a charming picture. A decade ago, the idea arose of using the stilt houses...

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Folk art projects awarded

Folk art projects awarded

12/12/2016 - 19:32

(VOVworld)-78 folk art projects were honored at a ceremony hosted by the Vietnam Folk Art Association on Monday.

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Bazaar brings minorities’ traditional handicrafts to urban dwellers

Bazaar brings minorities’ traditional handicrafts to urban dwellers

11/30/2016 - 10:27

(VOVworld) – Every year in November, the Center for Handicraft Research, Linkage and Development (Craft Link) holds a bazaar to showcase the traditional handmade products of a range of ethnic groups to consumers in Hanoi. The event aims to help minority people preserve their culture and improve their livelihoods through production and marketing.

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

11/25/2016 - 8:50

A: Ok Om Bok is an example. It is also called the Festival of Worshipping the Moon and takes place at the Ao Ba Om (Ba Om Pond) relic site in the southern province of Tra Vinh.

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Vietnam’s intangible cultural heritage and Vietnam’s Great Unity Week converge

Vietnam’s intangible cultural heritage and Vietnam’s Great Unity Week converge

11/21/2016 - 17:32

(VOVworld)- Great National Unity – Vietnamese Cultural Heritage Week is celebrated at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi. The event promotes the cultural values of Vietnam’s ethnic minority groups.

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Mong ethnic cultural festival opens in Ha Giang

Mong ethnic cultural festival opens in Ha Giang

11/20/2016 - 16:09

(VOVworld) – The culture of ethnic minority groups is a precious asset, helping to enrich Vietnam’s culture, head of the Northwestern region’s Steering Committee Nguyen Van Binh said at the second national cultural festival of the Mong ethnic minority group.

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Singapore amends Constitution

Singapore amends Constitution

11/10/2016 - 16:25

(VOVworld) – Singapore’s parliament passed changes to the Constitution Wednesday, raising the bar for presidential candidates and ensuring that all races are represented in the office.

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Great national unity week to take place this month

Great national unity week to take place this month

11/10/2016 - 8:58

(VOVworld)- The Great National Unity – Vietnamese Cultural Heritage Week will be held at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi from November 18-23.

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Family names of M’nong ethnic people restored

Family names of M’nong ethnic people restored

10/22/2016 - 16:45

(VOVworld) – Due to historical circumstances, many M’nong people in Dak Nong province only have their first name in legal documents because they do not know their surnames. Females and males are distinguished by middle names such as Y, Dieu, K, H, or Thi, thus M’nong do not know their clan. In 2010, Dak Nong province started building a scientific...

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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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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A: The traditional Vietnamese wedding is one of the most important ceremonies in Vietnamese culture with influences from Confucian and Buddhist ideology. It is a significant day not only for...

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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...