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...
Wood stove of the Tay in Binh Lieu

Wood stove of the Tay in Binh Lieu

(VOVWORLD) - The wood stove has an important position in the life and culture of the Vietnamese people as it provides light, cooks food, and warms up the house. The Tay in Binh...
Tet customs of Vietnamese ethnic groups

Tet customs of Vietnamese ethnic groups

(VOVWORLD) -Each ethnic group in Vietnam has typical customs to welcome the New Year, which is called Tet in Vietnamese. Their uniqueness helps make Vietnam’s cultural diversity
Tradition of making Chung cake for Tet

Tradition of making Chung cake for Tet

(VOVWORLD) -Making Chung cake for the Lunar New Year is an aged-old tradition of Vietnamese people. Chung cakes are meaningful gifts and an indispensible offering on the ancestral...
Soul prayer ritual of the Thai

Soul prayer ritual of the Thai

(VOVWORLD) -The Thai in Vietnam’s northwestern region pray for the souls of sick people, new born babies, people traveling far from home, and new daughters-in-law to wish them good health...
Flower Festival of the Cong in Dien Bien

Flower Festival of the Cong in Dien Bien

(VOVWORLD) -The Cong group has around 1,000 people living mainly in Dien Bien province. At the end of the year they are cheerfully organizing a flower festival to celebrate...
Khen panpipe, a cultural value of the Mong

Khen panpipe, a cultural value of the Mong

(VOVWORLD) -Playing the Khen panpipe and dancing is a custom of the Mong. The Khen panpipe is a musical instrument that expresses deep feelings and connects this life to the...
M’nong elephant worship

M’nong elephant worship

(VOVWORLD) -Among the ethnic groups of the Central Highlands, the M’nong are famous for capturing and taming elephants. The elephant, a big asset, plays an important role in their...
Folk games of the Cham people in Ninh Thuan

Folk games of the Cham people in Ninh Thuan

(VOVWORLD) -A majority of the population in Ninh Thuan province are Cham. They have preserved their traditional festivals and folk games both for enjoyment and to strengthen community bonds
Water resource worship of the Ede

Water resource worship of the Ede

(VOVWORLD) -Water resource worship is a unique ritual of the Ede in the Central Highlands. It’s held annually to pay tribute to the water genie, who has brought them happiness...
Brocade weaving: dexterity of M’Nong women

Brocade weaving: dexterity of M’Nong women

(VOVWORLD) -M’nong women in many hamlets in Dak Ndrung commune, Dak Nong province, are engaged in weaving brocade fabric. Their colorful products show off their dexterity and diligence...
Muong Lo panpipe of the Thai

Muong Lo panpipe of the Thai

(VOVWORLD) -The panpipe of the Thai ethnic minority in Muong Lo, Yen Bai province, is considered the soul of local Thai folk singing and culture
Grave statues of the Co Tu

Grave statues of the Co Tu

(VOVWORLD) -The Co Tu in the Central Highlands are famous for wood statues and grave-houses. The grave-house is a unique architectural work of the Co Tu, which reflects...
Health worship of the M’Nong

Health worship of the M’Nong

(VOVWORLD) -Health worship rituals are an important religious custom of the M’Nong in the Central Highlands. The blessed person feels relaxed, secured and protected