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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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The Mu Cang Chai terraced field festival 2016

The Mu Cang Chai terraced field festival 2016

9/19/2016 - 10:23

(VOVworld) - The Mu Cang Chai terraced field festival 2016 opened on September 18, in Yen Bai province, offering visitors a wide range of activities like art performances, kite flying, and exploring the uniqueness of magnificent rice fields in Vietnam’s North-western region.

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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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Promoting the Cham culture

Promoting the Cham culture

8/12/2016 - 16:48

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s Cham ethnic culture is being challenged by globalization and international integration. A recent workshop organized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism and An Giang province raised the issue of protecting and promoting the Cham culture.

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Dual cultural festivals in northwest region

Dual cultural festivals in northwest region

8/12/2016 - 8:17

(VOVworld)- Dual cultural festivals will land the northwest region in September 2016, according to the provincial People’s Committee of Yen Bai at a meeting in the locality on August 11.

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Designer Minh Hanh wins Thailand’s fashion award

Designer Minh Hanh wins Thailand’s fashion award

8/5/2016 - 9:05

(VOVworld)- Fashion designer Minh Hanh has been named among the ten best ASEAN artisans at Thailand’s ASEAN Selection 2016 Award for her contributions to Asian fashion.

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