The O Du ethnic group

The O Du ethnic group

(VOVWORLD) - Of Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups, several consist of a few hundred people living in remote mountain areas. The O Du in Nghe An province is one of the...
Incense-making craft of the Nung An

Incense-making craft of the Nung An

(VOVWORLD) - For many generations the Nung An ethnic minority of Phja Thap hamlet have been making incense sticks from natural materials. Phja Thap hamlet at the foot of Ta Hung...
Drum dance of the Giay

Drum dance of the Giay

(VOVWORLD) - Of the ethnic groups who live in Ha Giang province, the Giay are clustered mainly in Tát Ngà hamlet, Mèo Vạc district. Recent socio-economic development has made their life easier...
Tinh, the unique musical instrument of the Tay ethnic minority

Tinh, the unique musical instrument of the Tay ethnic minority

(VOVWORLD) - The Tay in the northern border province of Quang Ninh have a vibrant cultural life with many customs, rituals, and festivals, such as the “Going to the field” festival at the beginning of the year, the Longevity ceremony, the Crop...
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...