Health worship ceremony of the Ede

Health worship ceremony of the Ede

(VOVWORLD) - Health worship is an important ritual of the Ede ethnic group living in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak. It shows the respect of children and filial piety to their...
Unique wedding procedures of the Ede  ​

Unique wedding procedures of the Ede ​

(VOVWORLD) - The Ede people are matriarchal so weddings are normally initiated by women. The bride's family is responsible for preparing betrothal gifts, and the groom's family has the privilege of...
Khap Thai – folk singing of the ethnic Thai

Khap Thai – folk singing of the ethnic Thai

(VOVWORLD) - Khap Thai are folk songs and romantic tunes of the Thai ethnic minority group in Vietnam which have been handed through generations verbally or in written form. Khap is...
Keng loóng, traditional dance of Thai people

Keng loóng, traditional dance of Thai people

(VOVWORLD) - Keng loóng dancing is an indispensable part of the lives and festive events of Thai ethnic people in Mai Chau district, Hoa Binh province. When Thai villages conduct community tourism...
Brilliant clothes of Pa Then women

Brilliant clothes of Pa Then women

(VOVWORLD) - The Pa Then is one of the 14 ethnic groups in Vietnam with a population of fewer than 10,000. They live mainly in Bac Quang and Quang Binh district of...
Beeswax painting of ethnic groups

Beeswax painting of ethnic groups

(VOVWORLD) - Women of the Mong and Dao Tien ethnic minorities boast the traditional art of using beeswax to create sophisticated patterns on their costumes. They are seeking sustainable ways to...
Khmer people prepare for Ok Om Bok Festival

Khmer people prepare for Ok Om Bok Festival

(VOVWORLD) - The Ok Om Bok Festival – Ngo Junk Race will be held in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang from Saturday to next Monday. Some months before the festival, pagodas...
​New rice celebration of the Co Tu

​New rice celebration of the Co Tu

(VOVWORLD) - The new rice celebration is one of the most important rituals of the Co Tu ethnic minority to show their gratitude to heaven and earth for giving them good weather...
Special culture of the Lu

Special culture of the Lu

(VOVWORLD) - The Lu ethnic group in Lai Chau province, which has fewer than 10,000 people, has retained its unique culture. The local authorities have helped the group preserve their stilt houses,...
Ma Ma Me festival of the Kho Mu in Lai Chau

Ma Ma Me festival of the Kho Mu in Lai Chau

(VOVWORLD) - The Kho Mu ethnic minority group in Lai Chau province owns a treasure of unique culture, traditions, and customs. They hold their traditional New Rice Welcome Ritual, known as the Ma Ma...

New rice ceremony of the Van Kieu

(VOVWORLD) - Rice has always been part of the life of the Van Kieu on the Truong Son mountain range in Quang Tri province. Because their life depends on the terraced rice...
Ket Tong, unique customs of the Tay

Ket Tong, unique customs of the Tay

(VOVWORLD) - The Tay ethnic minority people often live together in small hamlets in remote mountain areas. As they rarely meet new people, the Tay take all opportunities possible to broaden their friendship and...
Guol House, a cultural symbol of the Co Tu

Guol House, a cultural symbol of the Co Tu

(VOVWORLD) - The Guol House features the unique architecture and culture of the Co Tu. It’s a sacred and intimate symbol in the material and cultural life of the ethnic minority...