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
Typical architecture of Khmer pagodas

Typical architecture of Khmer pagodas

(VOVworld) – People who visit Khmer villages in the Mekong Delta are impressed by the high towers and curved roofs surrounded by palm trees of the pagodas.  The 600 Khmer...
Pagodas of the Khmer

Pagodas of the Khmer

(VOVworld) – The Khmer are Buddhist followers and they build pagodas wherever they live. Pagoda is not purely a religious place but also a school for children and a venue for people...
Flat “Cốm’ of the Khmer

Flat “Cốm’ of the Khmer

(VOVworld) – “Com dep”, flat glutinous green rice is a specialty of the Khmer in Soc Trang and people in the Mekong River Delta. “Com dep” is a popular dish and...
Ngo junk race of the Khmer in Soc Trang

Ngo junk race of the Khmer in Soc Trang

(VOVworld) – The Khmer in southern Vietnam race Ngo junks as part of the Ooc Om Bok festival to worship the Moon on the 10th lunar month. It’s a typical...
The Khmer in Vietnam

The Khmer in Vietnam

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has 1.3 million Khmer people living in the southern provinces of Tra Vinh, Soc Trang, Kien Giang, An Giang, Bac Lieu, Can Tho, and Vinh Long. The Khmer do farm work, fish,...
San Chi preserve their folk singing

San Chi preserve their folk singing

(VOVworld) – The San Chi’s folk songs nurture their spirits from the time they are were born until they die. Despite social change and influence from other cultures, San Chi...
Family customs of the San Chi

Family customs of the San Chi

(VOVworld) – The San Chi of Luc Ngan district, Bac Giang province, have strict family rules and hierarchy. Family members love and respect each other without discrimination of daughters- or sons...
Typical marriage ritual of the San Chi

Typical marriage ritual of the San Chi

(VOVworld) – The San Chi in Bac Giang province still practice their traditional marriage rituals. Lan Anh tells you all about the San Chi marriage culture
The San Chi’s livelihood

The San Chi’s livelihood

(VOVworld) – The San Chi live mainly in Bac Giang, Quang Ninh, and Thai Nguyen, growing rice and other crops on terraced fields. In places with favorable conditions, they grow fruit...
Folk songs of the San Chi

Folk songs of the San Chi

(VOVworld) – The San Chi have developed a rich cultural tradition with various types of folk arts. “Sinh ca” is a type of call and response singing that has been preserved...
Overview of the San Chi group

Overview of the San Chi group

(VOVworld) – The San Chi live scattered in Vietnam’s northeastern provinces – Cao Bang, Lang Son, Quang Ninh, Tuyen Quang, and Thai Nguyen. They settle in hamlets in high mountains and...
Rain praying ritual of the Lo Lo in Ha Giang

Rain praying ritual of the Lo Lo in Ha Giang

(VOVworld) – The Lo Lo celebrate many rituals each year – the spring ritual, the corn picking ritual, and the rain praying ritual. The Lo Lo in Meo Vac district, Ha Giang province,...
Aesthetic values of Lo Lo costumes

Aesthetic values of Lo Lo costumes

(VOVworld) – Although they live in remote, isolated mountain areas of Ha Giang and Cao Bang province and have a small population, the Lo Lo have a strong sense of culture and...
Cultural characteristics of the Bo Y

Cultural characteristics of the Bo Y

(VOVworld) -  The Bo Y have the smallest population of the 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam. About 3,000 Bo Y people live in a few hamlets in Quan Ba and Dong...
Wedding ritual of the Pu Peo

Wedding ritual of the Pu Peo

(VOVworld) – Living together with 22 other ethnic groups in Ha Giang province, the Pu Peo have maintained their culture, customs, and lifestyle. In this program, Vinh Phong will introduce...