The Nung’s longevity ceremony for parents

The Nung’s longevity ceremony for parents

(VOVWORLD) - The Nung people in Dong Hy district, Thai Nguyen province, have a tradition of organizing birthday parties for elders in the family to show children’s respect and filial...
Colorful costumes of ethnic women in Son La

Colorful costumes of ethnic women in Son La

(VOVWORLD) - Son La province has 18 ethnic groups living together despite their different customs and lifestyles. Traditional clothes are an important component of a culture, which identify ethnic groups and reflect their society...
Thai stilt house culture

Thai stilt house culture

(VOVWORLD) - The Thai, one of Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups, settle mainly in valleys near waterways which are suitable for growing wet rice and flax. The Thai live in stilt...
Dum singing of the Muong

Dum singing of the Muong

(VOVWORLD) - The Muong are the fourth-largest of Viet Nam’s 54 ethnic groups. The Muong people inhabit Vietnam’s northern mountains, mainly in Hoa Binh and Thanh Hoa province, where...
Corn festival of the Cong

Corn festival of the Cong

(VOVWORLD) -The Corn Festival is a traditional celebration of the Cong people in Muong Te district, Lai Chau province. After the corn harvest in the 6th lunar month, the Cong gather to...
Longevity celebration of the Nung in Bac Giang

Longevity celebration of the Nung in Bac Giang

(VOVWORLD) -The Vietnamese have a tradition of worshipping their ancestors to honor their predecessors’ merit. But the Nung people of Bac Giang province don’t worship the deceased. Instead, they...
Mint-honey, specialty of Ha Giang province

Mint-honey, specialty of Ha Giang province

(VOVWORLD) -Ha Giang province is well-known for vast buckwheat and mint flower fields. Mint-honey is a local treat as it has attractive flavor and high quality. The honey...
Pang A festival of the La Ha

Pang A festival of the La Ha

(VOVWORLD) -La Ha is an ethnic minority group living along the Da river in the northern mountainous provinces of Son La and Lai Chau. Despite social changes, the La Ha...
House architecture of the Mong

House architecture of the Mong

(VOVWORLD) - Among the hill sides rising up to Dong Van karst plateau in Ha Giang province, travelers are stunned by the magnificent natural landscape, lush terraced fields, and peaceful villages of Mong...
Wedding ceremony of the Mang ethnic group

Wedding ceremony of the Mang ethnic group

(VOVWORLD) -The Mang ethnic minority people live in served mountain districts in Lai Chau province. Like other ethnic groups, they have upheld traditional customs and practices for generations while absorbing...
La Ha ethnic group

La Ha ethnic group

(VOVWORLD) -The La Ha people live in Vietnam’s northwestern region, mainly in Lao Cai, Son La, and Lai Chau province. In the past they lived off the land in isolated...
Motherhood goddess worshipping ritual of Red Dao

Motherhood goddess worshipping ritual of Red Dao

(VOVWORLD) - Worshipping goddesses of Motherhood, the protectors of babies, is an important ritual of the Red Dao in Lao Cai province. Their ceremony pays gratitude to the goddesses and asks...
Muong culture in schools

Muong culture in schools

(VOVWORLD) - Thanh Son district in Phu Tho province has launched a program to preserve and promote Muong culture by establishing cultural spaces in schools
Spring Festivals in mountain regions

Spring Festivals in mountain regions

(VOVWORLD) - Spring is the season of festivals across Vietnam. For ethnic groups in mountain regions, spring festivals are opportunities to relax and pray for a good new year. Each ethnic group in Vietnam observes its traditional...