Funeral ceremony of the Lo Lo

Funeral ceremony of the Lo Lo

(VOVWORLD) -The funeral ceremony of the Lo Lo contains religious and cultural features. It illustrates the piety of children toward their parents and the community bond
The Lo Lo’s belief of worshipping ancestors

The Lo Lo’s belief of worshipping ancestors

(VOVWORLD) -The Lo Lo ethnic minority group believes that people have a responsibility to worship the ancestors who gave birth to them and raised them. The worship rituals are performed at the...
Beliefs of the Kho Mu

Beliefs of the Kho Mu

(VOVworld) – The Kho Mu practice many rituals and ceremonies each year: worship of the hamlet’s genie and ancestors and festivals to welcome new crops and the Rice Mother. The...
Mountains and forests in the life of the Kho Mu

Mountains and forests in the life of the Kho Mu

(VOVworld) – The cultural life of the Kho Mu is closely associated with the mountains and forests. Despite social changes, some age-old customs have been maintained in their daily life...
Crafts of the Kho Mu

Crafts of the Kho Mu

(VOVworld) – In the past the Kho Mu practiced a nomadic life and depended on nature. They made simple farm tools and utensils from wood and bamboo which are still used...
Firewood stove of the Kho Mu

Firewood stove of the Kho Mu

(VOVworld) – The Kho Mu live close to nature and cultivate crops on terraced fields. They worship the Genie of Fire who generates life and prosperity. To Tuan introduces the firewood...
The Kho Mu group

The Kho Mu group

(VOVworld) – The Kho Mu live in Vietnam’s northern mountain region together with other ethnic minority groups. Today’s “Colorful Vietnam, Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups” segment begins a series...
Papoose of the K’ho

Papoose of the K’ho

(VOVworld) – The papoose is an indispensable item in the daily life of the K’ho and ethnic groups in the central highlands.  VOV introduces the craft of weaving papoose...
Folk music of the K’ho

Folk music of the K’ho

(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
K’ho ritual of drinking straw wine

K’ho ritual of drinking straw wine

(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
Folk dance of the K’ho

Folk dance of the K’ho

(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...
House of the K’ho

House of the K’ho

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

K’ho costumes

(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 ethnic minority group

K’ho ethnic minority group

(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...
Indigo fabric – the beauty of Nung costumes

Indigo fabric – the beauty of Nung costumes

(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...
The Nung’s singing

The Nung’s singing

(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...
Then singing of the Nung

Then singing of the Nung

(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...
Wedding custom of the Nung

Wedding custom of the Nung

(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...