Twinning ceremony of the E De

Twinning ceremony of the E De

(VOVWORLD) - The Ede ethnic minority people of Vietnam’s Central Highlands have preserved many of their ancient customs and traditions. Their Brotherhood Ceremony is a ritual of profound spiritual meaning and...
Rain praying ritual of the X’tieng

Rain praying ritual of the X’tieng

(VOVWORLD) - The rain praying ritual is a folk belief practice of the X’tieng ethnic minority in Bu Dang district, Binh Phuoc province. Every year, before the rainy season, the X’tieng...
Giay cake – a unique wedding offering of the Tay

Giay cake – a unique wedding offering of the Tay

(VOVWORLD) - Ethnic groups in each region of Vietnam have their own wedding customs reflecting their unique cultural identity. For the Tay ethnic group in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang, Banh Giay – round, sticky rice...
Co Tu people preserve traditional weaving

Co Tu people preserve traditional weaving

(VOVWORLD) - The Co Tu ethnic minority people in central Quang Nam province are good at wood carving, decorating Guol community houses, knitting brocade fabric, and weaving bamboo products. In remote mountain...
Filial piety ceremony of the Raglai people

Filial piety ceremony of the Raglai people

(VOVWORLD) - The filial piety ceremony for parents is a unique ritual practiced by the Raglai people in Bai Ai district in the central province of Ninh Thuan. The ritual demonstrates the...
Paper-cut pictures of the Nung Din

Paper-cut pictures of the Nung Din

(VOVWORLD) - Paper cutting is an age-old art of the Nung Din ethnic minority in Muong Khuong district, Lao Cai province. It has been recognized as a National Intangible Cultural Heritage by the...
Ede brocade tells new story

Ede brocade tells new story

(VOVWORLD) - Brocade weaving has been revitalized in many hamlets in the Central Highland province of Dak Lak which helps preserve traditional culture and contributes to the local economy. Ede women...
Then in cultural life of the Tay, Nung

Then in cultural life of the Tay, Nung

(VOVWORLD) - Then is an age-old form of cultural and religious practice of the Tay and Nung ethnic minority people of Vietnam. Experiencing many ups and downs through history and cultural...
​Then Kin Pang Festival of the Thai

​Then Kin Pang Festival of the Thai

(VOVWORLD) - The Then Kin Pang Festival is a White Thai ceremony to pay gratitude to Heaven. The Festival, which consists of an array of activities, has been preserved in the...
Sophisticated handmade clothes of White Mong

Sophisticated handmade clothes of White Mong

(VOVWORLD) - Talking about the culture of the Mong ethnic monitory, it’s impossible toignore their traditional costumes. The costume of the White Mong women is considered the most sophisticated
The Dao kowtowing ritual

The Dao kowtowing ritual

(VOVWORLD) - A Dao wedding in Sin Ho district, the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau, involves several rituals, the most important of which is kowtowing to ancestors, parents, and guests
Kin pang ceremony of the Khang

Kin pang ceremony of the Khang

(VOVWORLD) - The Khang ethnic minority people in Quynh Nhai district, Son La province, hold a Kin pang ceremony at the beginning of the new lunar year to show gratitude of adopted...
Forest worship of the Dao

Forest worship of the Dao

(VOVWORLD) - On the first full moon day of the new lunar year, the Red Dao ethnic minority people in Bao Thang district, Lao Cai province organize a forest worship ceremony at...
Thai ethnic people’s house worship

Thai ethnic people’s house worship

(VOVWORLD) - The Thai ethnic minority group in the northwestern province of Son La worship their houses at the beginning of the year to thank their ancestors for blessings and pray for health,...
Mong ethnic people’s sacrifice ritual

Mong ethnic people’s sacrifice ritual

(VOVWORLD) - At the beginning of the New Lunar Year, Mong ethnic minority people often organize a sacrifice ceremony to deities. The ritual is particularly held when a family encounters bad...
Tay, Nung custom of hanging red paper at Tet

Tay, Nung custom of hanging red paper at Tet

(VOVWORLD) - The Tay and Nung ethnic groups have a custom of gluing pieces of red paper to things to say farewell to the old year and welcome the new year. They stick red paper...
La Hu people abandon nomadic life

La Hu people abandon nomadic life

(VOVWORLD) - The La Hu, one of the smallest ethnic minority groups in Vietnam, live only in the border area of Muong Te district in the northwestern mountainous province of Lai...