Co Tu ritual pays gratitude to forest

Co Tu ritual pays gratitude to forest

(VOVWORLD) - Expressing gratitude to the forests is an original tradition of the Co Tu in Tay Giang district, Quang Nam province. At the beginning of the year, the Co Tu...
Tet of ethnic groups

Tet of ethnic groups

(VOVWORLD) - The Vietnamese nation has 54 ethnic groups. Each group has its own culture, customs, language, lifestyle, costumes, and celebrations. The ways they celebrate Tet, the lunar New Year, add...
R’dao custom of the Co Tu

R’dao custom of the Co Tu

(VOVWORLD) - The Co Tu ethnic minority people live mainly in the mountainous regions of Quang Nam and Thua Thien-Hue provinces and in the western end of Da Nang city in central Vietnam....
Cultural characteristics of the Kho Mu

Cultural characteristics of the Kho Mu

(VOVWORLD) - The Kho Mu are one of 5 ethnic groups in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau. Despite physical hardships, they have developed strong cultural traditions and customs
Rattan papooses of the Ede

Rattan papooses of the Ede

(VOVWORLD) - The papoose is a popular accessory of Ede women wherever they go. They carry food, farm produce and wood to or from the fields or the market. H Xiu...
Xoang dance of the Ba Na

Xoang dance of the Ba Na

(VOVWORLD) - Xoang dance has been an inseparable part of Central Highlands culture. Whenever Central Highlanders hold a festival, they play gongs and do Xoang dancing
Wedding rituals of the Bo Y

Wedding rituals of the Bo Y

(VOVWORLD) - After spring dating, when cold wind begins to blow, young ethnic boys and girls in the northwest mountain region decide to get married. The Bo Y in Muong Khuong district,...
Ancient Thai language preserved

Ancient Thai language preserved

(VOVWORLD) - In modern society, the traditional culture and particularly the ancient language of the Thai people has been increasingly neglected. In an effort to preserve the language, Dien Bien province...
Ok Om Bok Festival of the Khmer

Ok Om Bok Festival of the Khmer

(VOVWORLD) - The Khmer in Vietnam’s southern region are celebrating the Ok Om Bok or Moon Worship Festival. After the harvest, they hold the Ok Om Bok Festival to honor the Moon, a...
Traditional clothes of the Nung

Traditional clothes of the Nung

(VOVWORLD) - The indigo clothes of the Nung in Cao Bang province are distinguishable from others by their designs, which have very few decorations or embroidery. Nung clothing reflects their culture...
Fire dance of Red Dao in Dien Bien province

Fire dance of Red Dao in Dien Bien province

(VOVWORLD) - Dien Bien province is home to about 6,000 Dao people of the Red Dao, Dao Quan Chet, and Dao Khau branches. The Dao observe many religious and cultural ceremonies and festivals...