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The traditional weaving skills of Red Dao ethnic minority people in Hoang Su Phi District, the northern province of Ha Giang, have been preserved and developed together with other features of traditional culture.

Fire-jumping ceremony of Red Dao group becomes national intangible heritage

The “Nhay lua” (fire jumping) ceremony of the Red Dao ethnic minority people in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang has been listed as a national intangible heritage.

Music in wedding ritual of Red Dao in Lao Cai province

For the Red Dao, a ceremonial music band is an important part of happy events such as wedding ceremonies. The cheerful sound of clarinets and drums expresses the joy of the bride, bridegroom, and their guests.

Music in wedding ritual of Red Dao in Lao Cai province

For the Red Dao, a ceremonial music band is an important part of happy events such as wedding ceremonies. The cheerful sound of clarinets and drums expresses the joy of the bride, bridegroom, and their guests.

Red Dao group’s costume decoration art recognised as national heritage

A ceremony was held in the northern province of Tuyen Quang on October 12 to receive a certificate recognising the art of Red Dao ethnic people’s traditional costume decoration as a national intangible cultural heritage.

Red Dao observe Day for Thunderbolt Deity

The Red Dao have many observances throughout the year, such as abstention day after the Forest Worship on the first day of a New Year and Days of the Wind and Thunderbolt Deities.

 

Fire dance of Red Dao in Dien Bien province

Dien Bien province is home to about 6,000 Dao people of the Red Dao, Dao Quan Chet, and Dao Khau branches. The Dao observe many religious and cultural ceremonies and festivals.