Wednesday November 18, 2020

Wednesday November 18, 2020

(VOVWORLD) - To continue our series on the results of VOV’s contest “What do you know about Vietnam?”, today we’ll share some of the best answers to a question...
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...
Thien Nhan & Friends program brings hope to unlucky children

Thien Nhan & Friends program brings hope to unlucky children

(VOVWORLD) - Thien Nhan & Friends program was established 8 years ago to help organize genital reconstruction surgeries for Vietnamese children suffering severe urological birth defects and rare urological conditions. Over the past 8 years, the program has gathered growing support from the public helping unlucky Vietnamese...
Tinh musical instrument of the Tay in Cao Bang

Tinh musical instrument of the Tay in Cao Bang

(VOVWORLD) - The Tinh is a typical string musical instrument of the Tay, Nung, and Thai ethnic minority people. It í played in all religious ceremonies, festivals, and singing sessions. Each group...
Tay ethnic culture preserved in Xuan Giang commune

Tay ethnic culture preserved in Xuan Giang commune

(VOVWORLD) - More than 90% of the population of Xuan Giang commune in Ha Giang province is Tay ethnic minority people. Local authorities have established Folk Artisans’ Associations to preserve and develop...
The Pa Then’s “Cap sac” ritual

The Pa Then’s “Cap sac” ritual

(VOVWORLD) - The Pa Then ethnic group has about 6,000 people living in several districts of Ha Giang province. They observe many traditional festivals and ceremonies each year, including the Lunar New Year...
Then singing promoted among people with disabilities

Then singing promoted among people with disabilities

(VOVWORLD) - Then singing and Tinh gourd lute playing are typical folk art forms among the Tay, Nung, and Thai ethnic minority communities in Vietnam’s northern mountains. Recognized by UNESCO as an intangible...
Longevity celebration of the Nung in Bac Giang

Longevity celebration of the Nung in Bac Giang

(VOVWORLD) -The Vietnamese have a tradition of worshipping their ancestors to honor their predecessors’ merit. But the Nung people of Bac Giang province don’t worship the deceased. Instead, they...
Then singing promoted to wider public

Then singing promoted to wider public

(VOVWORLD) - “Then” singing is an indispensable practice in the cultural and religious life of Tay, Nung, and Thai ethnic minority communities in Vietnam’s northern mountainous provinces. Much effort has...