Folk music of the Pa Ko

Folk music of the Pa Ko

(VOVWORLD) -The Pa Ko ethnic minority group has diverse cultural value which reflects in their folk songs and dances
ARieu Ping celebration of the Pa Ko

ARieu Ping celebration of the Pa Ko

(VOVWORLD) -The Arieu Ping, which means exhumation, is the biggest celebration of the Pa Ko to show respect and piety of the living people for the deceased. The celebration also helps enhance...
Unique wedding rituals of the Pa Ko

Unique wedding rituals of the Pa Ko

(VOVWORLD) -The Pa Ko consider marriage one of the most important work in a person’s lifespan. Parents have to prepare offerings for their children’s wedding when they are...
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...
Earthen-wall houses of the Pu Peo

Earthen-wall houses of the Pu Peo

(VOVworld) – The earthen-wall house is typical of ethnic groups in the mountainous province of Ha Giang, including the Pu Peo. The Pu Peo believe that the success or failure of...
Pu Peo ethnic group and its unique characters

Pu Peo ethnic group and its unique characters

(VOVworld) – The Pu Peo is one of Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups living in the northern mountain province of Ha Giang. Today’s VOV’s “Colorful Vietnam, Vietnam’s 54 ethnic...
Festival of the Dao in Binh Lieu

Festival of the Dao in Binh Lieu

(VOVworld) – The Dao in Binh Lieu district, Quang Ninh province, consider the 4th day of the 4th lunar month an unlucky day for any work. On this day they take the day off from work...
Epics in Raglai people’s cultural life

Epics in Raglai people’s cultural life

(VOVworld) –Raglai epics are a narrative genre passed down orally from generation to generation. Epics are retold during community events. To Tuan talks about epics and their position in the...
Typical musical instrument of the Raglai

Typical musical instrument of the Raglai

(VOVworld) – The Raglai have many kinds of musical instrument - Ma La flat gongs, the Sarakel wind instrument, and the Chapi. In the Raglai’s cultural life musical instruments are treasured possessions...
Grave leaving ceremony of the Raglai

Grave leaving ceremony of the Raglai

(VOVworld) – Raglai people believe that there is a world for the living and another for the dead and only the world of the deceased is eternal. With such a belief,...
New rice ceremony of the Raglai

New rice ceremony of the Raglai

(VOVworld) – The Raglai people have several ceremonies relating to the life cycle of a man or a tree. The new rice ceremony is the biggest event of all. After harvesting and stockpiling rice...
Stilt house of the Raglai

Stilt house of the Raglai

(VOVworld) – The Raglai prefer to build their stilt houses on high land areas near a water resource. Each hamlet has several stilt houses and the villagers are of the same...
Van Kieu women make a living

Van Kieu women make a living

(VOVworld) – Living in the remote mountain area of Quang Tri province, Van Kieu people face a lot of natural disadvantages and lack scientific knowledge on production and trading. In...