Mong ethnic people

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Although modern culture has been present in every corner of mountainous hamlets, the passion for melodies of Khen (panpine) has never ceased among men of the Mong ethnic group.

Gau Tao festival - special feature of Mong ethnic people

Gau Tao festival is the most important festival for Mong ethnic people. It is held annually in early spring to express gratitude towards gods and to pray for a prosperous and lucky year.

Mong ethnic people in northwest celebrate Tet festival

Mong ethnic people in the mountainous northwestern region are celebrating their traditional Tet festival, Nao Pe Chao at the end of the 11th Lunar month.

Exploring stunning Cat Cat village in Sapa

Cat Cat village in Sapa, Lao Cai province is widely considered to be the most ‘beautiful village in the north-western region’ of Vietnam, regularly attracting a large number of tourists who come to view its pristine and tranquil beauty.

Spring in remote Si Ma Cai mesmerises

VietNamNet Bridge – Si Ma Cai District in Lao Cai is often called the twin sister of Sa Pa. While Sa Pa is a well known tourism destination, its sister Si Ma Cai is a hidden beauty that still retains its serenity and originality.

Polygamy common practice in Central Highlands

 VietNamNet Bridge – The one-storey house of resident Trieu Duc Chinh of the Central Highlands Dak Lak Province is home to ten people: Chinh himself, his three wives, and their six children.

The charm of Sapa

VietNamNet Bridge – Many local and foreign tourists often pick Sapa as part of their journeys to the northwest of Vietnam to not only enjoy the cool climate and scenes but also explore the diverse cultures of ethnic minority groups

A village above the clouds

VietNamNet Bridge – Located on a high mountain, Lung Ac Village in Vinh Yen Commune, Bao Yen District in the northern province of Lao Cai seems to be surrounded by slowly rolling clouds all year round. 

Visiting Bac Ha – the white plateau

 VietNamNet Bridge – Following National Highway 70 which lies by imposingly high mountains of the northern province of Lao Cai, we arrived in Bac Ha District, which is known by the name “white plateau.”

Pha Luong – a highlight of tourism in Son La

 VietNamNet Bridge – Dubbed as the rooftop of Moc Chau District in the northern mountainous province of Son La, foggy Pha Luong Mountain is an attractive tourist destination, especially for those eager for adventurous tourism.

Assistants lift the language barrier for ethnic students

 VietNamNet Bridge – Giang Thi Nu wakes up at 4am everyday to take care of the pigs.

The colour of Pho Cao

 Pho Cao is a commune of Dong Van District, Ha Giang Province. It has a total population of 5,000, mostly the Mong people. One of the most distinctive features of the area is the Trinh tuong houses which are surrounded by stone fences.