Hue festival honors ritual singing

Hue festival honors ritual singing

(VOVWORLD) - The national ritual singing (Hat Van) festival took place in Thua Thien-Hue province in late April as part of the 2018 Hue Festival. The event promotes the traditional singing accompanying...
Fermented buffalo skin

Fermented buffalo skin

(VOVWORLD) - Fermented buffalo skin is a traditional dish of the Thai ethnic minority in Vietnam’s northern mountains. The dish is made only when Thai people have special guests or on special occasions like weddings,...
La Ha ethnic group

La Ha ethnic group

(VOVWORLD) -The La Ha people live in Vietnam’s northwestern region, mainly in Lao Cai, Son La, and Lai Chau province. In the past they lived off the land in isolated...
Hung Kings worship promotes national unity

Hung Kings worship promotes national unity

(VOVWORLD) - The worship of the Hung Kings has been practiced in Vietnam for thousands of years to commemorate the founders of Vietnam’s first Kingdom Van Lang. It’s still...
Hue festival honors ritual singing

Hue festival honors ritual singing

(VOVWORLD) - The national ritual singing (Hat Van) festival opened in Thua Thien-Hue province on Thursday as part of the Hue Festival 2018
Motherhood goddess worshipping ritual of Red Dao

Motherhood goddess worshipping ritual of Red Dao

(VOVWORLD) - Worshipping goddesses of Motherhood, the protectors of babies, is an important ritual of the Red Dao in Lao Cai province. Their ceremony pays gratitude to the goddesses and asks...
Spring Festivals in mountain regions

Spring Festivals in mountain regions

(VOVWORLD) - Spring is the season of festivals across Vietnam. For ethnic groups in mountain regions, spring festivals are opportunities to relax and pray for a good new year. Each ethnic group in Vietnam observes its traditional...
Kitchen Gods honored ahead of Tet celebrations

Kitchen Gods honored ahead of Tet celebrations

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnamese people believe that in the kitchen of every family there are three Gods, who are responsible for watching over all household affairs. On the 23rd day of the last...
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...
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...
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
“Cheo” performances become Hanoians’ weekend amusement

“Cheo” performances become Hanoians’ weekend amusement

(VOVWORLD) - Hanoians have been enticed by famous “Cheo” (traditional Vietnamese opera) performances every Saturday night since June. These performances, sometimes including “Chau van” - a highly rhythmic form of singing that often accompanies “Hau dong” ...