Chien Hamlet – home to Muong ethnic people in Van Son Commune, Tan Lac District, the northern province of Hoa Binh, is a luring destination for wanderlusts and photo hunters.
|The road to Chien Hamlet is dangerous but majestic with one side leaning against a cliff and the other embracing the winding fields. (Photo: Vietnam+)|
|These images were taken before the outbreak of COVID-19. (Photo: Vietnam+)|
|Chien Hamlet is located at an altitude of about 900 metres. (Photo: Vietnam+)|
|At this altitude, along with a diverse ecosystem, covered with trees, this place has a cool climate all year round. (Photo: Vietnam+)|
|Van Son Commune is the land of the Muong people in Hoa Binh, an ethnic group rich in folk art traditions. (Photo: Vietnam+)|
|The landscape here is as beautiful as a peaceful countryside painting. (Photo: Vietnam+)|
About 70 kilometers north of Hanoi stands the Muong Ethnic Group Cultural Space Museum, the first private museum in Hoa Binh Province, and the only museum in Vietnam devoted to Muong culture.
Vu Duc Hieu, director of the Muong Cultural Space Museum, has won the 2020 Jeonju International Awards for Promoting Intangible Cultural Heritage (JIAPICH), which is expected to be presented in an online form on September 15.