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...
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...
The Van Kieu preserve their stilt house

The Van Kieu preserve their stilt house

(VOVworld) – Many of the Van Kieu’s traditional values and customs including their stilt houses have been affected by modern life. The Quang Tri provincial Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism...
Weddings among the Van Kieu

Weddings among the Van Kieu

(VOVworld) - Among the Van Kieu a wedding is an important event not only for the two families but for the whole village. After a period of dating, the boy and girl...
Van Kieu ethnic group

Van Kieu ethnic group

(VOVworld) – The Van Kieu group live mainly in Huong Hoa and Dakrong commune and Lao Bao township. The Van Kieu are also called Tri, Khua, Ma Coong, and Bru. During...