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The rice-wine making of the S’Tieng ethnic minority in the southern province of Binh Phuoc has been recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage in folk knowledge and traditional craft.

The unfamiliar in a familiar style

Vietnam has 54 ethnic groups, of which 53 minority groups represent just 14 per cent of the population. Few could name them all.

Man brings dreams to ethnic minorities

K’Liêm couldn’t sleep when he heard his poor family would be getting a new house.


Cultural festival showcases ethnic groups

A series of festivals organised by different ethnic minority groups from the country’s northwestern region are taking place at the Vietnam National Villages for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi.

Vietnamese culture promoted in Saudi Arabia

A programme highlighting Vietnam’s unique culture is taking place in Saudi Arabia from February 3 to 15.

Lang Son promotes folk music value

As peach blossoms flaunt their deep pink colour on the threshold of spring, the melodies of folk music are everywhere in all the hamlets in the northern province of Lang Son.

Brocade weaving network revives Vietnam's traditional handicraft

The first weaving network for the traditional brocade of ethnic groups in the central and central highlands region has been launched connecting weaving groups and preserving the handicraft trade.

Honour Tet national solidarity

Banh chung (glutinous square cake) and Tet (Lunar New Year) gifts have been delivered to houses of poor ethnic people living in the northern province of Lai Chau and the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.

Vietnam strives for equal treatment of religions, ethnic groups

 Vietnam has adopted policies to enable ethnic minority groups to develop equally, helping to gradually bridge development gaps with the rest of the population, said National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan. 

Ethnic groups favour large-scale production

In a remote commune populated by the Xe Dang ethnic group in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum, many villages have become prosperous by creating large fields for modern farming.

Week celebrating ethnic groups’ heritage to open

 VietNamNet Bridge – Hundreds of representatives from various ethnic groups will participate in cultural activities organised at the Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism between November 18 and 23.

Efforts made to preserve 'Then' singing

Thanks to the teaching efforts made by veteran artisans and effective operation of clubs, Then singing has become wide spread in every corner of the daily life as well as in the cultural and spiritual practices of people in Na Hang District

Discover a Ha Long bay in Dak Nong

Dak Nong Province in the Central Highlands, with its wild, high mountains with thick forests, majestic waterfalls, perfect atmosphere, and the unique cultures of the ethnic groups there can meet the needs of an adventurer for a journey. 

Quang Nam to hold Ngoc Linh Ginseng Festival

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nam Tra My District in the central province of Quang Nam will host the first Ngoc Linh Ginseng Festival in a bid to boost tourism, agriculture, conservation and the development of Vietnamese ginseng.

Hanoi to hold national heritage week

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnam Cultural Heritage Week 2015 will be organised at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Son Tay Town's Dong Mo on the outskirt of Hanoi on November 15-23.

Foreign NGOs pledge 200 mln USD in aid for ethnic minority regions

  Foreign NGOs pledged to carry out 261 charity programmes and development projects with a total budget of over 200 million USD in the next three years in mountainous and ethnic minority areas at a conference on December 8.

Tradition triumphs at fashion awards

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vu Thao, the creator of fashion label Kilometre 109, won the Young Creative Entrepreneur Fashion/Design Award (YCE) yesterday (Sept 9) in Ha Noi.

Political News Headlines 15/5

 Party Central Committee adopts culture resolution; Azerbaijan President to visit Viet Nam; Viet Nam, Malaysia intensify crime-fighting bond

Traditional costumes no longer popular with ethnic groups

VietNamNet Bridge – Traditional form of dressing is becoming less common among Vietnamese ethnic groups as a result of modernization and urbanization, according to a two year study conducted by the Museum of Cultures of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups.

PM pledges support to Samsung

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung pledged all possible support for Korean investors, especially Samsung, while receiving Vice Chairman of Samsung Corporation Yeon Joo-jung in Ha Noi yesterday, Sep 30.