Land of unique cultures

The Central Highlands has been known as a land of unique and long-standing cultures. 

Over time, the typical cultural characteristics, such as the space of gongs and the elephant hunting festival, have gradually become heritages, encompassing the spiritual life and the history of the ethnic minority groups in the region.

Land of unique cultures
Dray Nur Waterfall in Dak Nong province

A man beating gongs on the mountain

An elephant race on Lak Lake in Dak Lak province

 

Late afternoon in Lak Lake

A man throwing his soul into wood carving

Konjori communal house in Kon Tum province

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Traditional Tet customs of Vietnam
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Foreigners experience Tet holiday in Vietnam
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Animated Hanoi preparing for Tet
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Pre-Tet days are the most colourful time of Hanoi when the capital changes its coat into a new vital color of spring and joy.

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