New rice celebration of the Xo Dang

New rice celebration of the Xo Dang

(VOVWORLD) -The New Rice celebration is the most important ritual of the year for the Xo Dang. The villagers thank the Jade Emperor and genies and pray to them to be blessed with a...
Rong house of the Xo Dang

Rong house of the Xo Dang

(VOVWORLD) - Visiting the Xo Dang ethnic minority group in the Central Highlands, tourists are most impressed by a huge Rong house built in the center of the village. It’s...
The Xo Dang in the Central Highlands

The Xo Dang in the Central Highlands

(VOVWORLD) - Today VOV’s Colorful Vietnam: Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups begins a series onthe Xo Dang, an indigenous people of Vietnam’s Central Highlands
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...
Cuisine of the Nung

Cuisine of the Nung

(VOVworld) -  The Nung live at higher elevations and have a tradition of self-sufficiency. The Nung live close to nature and eat whatever they can grow or gather in the...
Land genie worship ritual of the Nung

Land genie worship ritual of the Nung

(VOVworld) – Worshiping the land genie is one of the major rituals of the Nung. When they settle in a new place to form a hamlet, the first thing they do is to...
The Nung hamlets in Chi Lang, Lang Son

The Nung hamlets in Chi Lang, Lang Son

(VOVworld) – Tourists visiting the northern province of Lang Son are greatly impressed by the peaceful hamlets of the Nung dotting the valleys, hillsides, and river banks. To Tuan introduces a...
The Nung close-knit community

The Nung close-knit community

(VOVworld) – Nung society has developed close connections in residence, lifestyle, economics, and culture. The Nung live harmoniously and united in a close-knit community