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...
Khmer costumes

Khmer costumes

(VOVworld) – The clothing of the Khmer in southern Vietnam is unlike the costumes of other ethnic groups
 5-tone musical instrument of the Khmer

5-tone musical instrument of the Khmer

(VOVworld) – The Khmer in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta have inherited Angkor culture with influences from the local wet rice civilization and Chinese and Cham ethnic groups.
Chol Chnam Thmay festival of the Khmer

Chol Chnam Thmay festival of the Khmer

(VOvworld) – Chol Chnam Thmay is the New Year celebration of the Khmer. Their biggest festival of the year marks the end of the dry season and the beginning of a new...
 Doi pagoda of the Khmer

Doi pagoda of the Khmer

(VOVworld) – There are about 600 Khmer Theravada pagodas in the Mekong Delta. Doi, which means Bat in English, is one of the most beautiful pagodas with typical Khmer architecture. Doi...
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...