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It is said that Banh Chung (square glutinous rice cake) is a sign of Tet for Kinh people and that Banh Day (round sticky rice cake) is a symbol of love and devotion among the Mong.

Wedding rituals of the Cao Lan ethnic group

For Cao Lan ethnic people in Ba Che district, Quang Ninh province, a wedding is the result of a boy and a girl falling in love with each other while singing an alternating love chant called Sinh Ca.

Kate Festival of Cham people

Falling on the first day of the seventh month of the Cham calendar, Kate is the biggest event in the year of the Cham followers of Brahman ism. It pays respect to gods and prays for productive harvests and multiple natural and human resources.

Linen Weaving by the Mong ethnics in Dong Van

Hmong ethnic people living in Dong Van Karst Plateau, the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang are very proud of their traditional craft of linen weaving which is famous in northwest Vietnam. 

To Mon friendship ceremony of the Ba Na

The Ba Na of Vietnam’s Central Highlands celebrate many festivals each year, including a peace worship, a new rice ceremony, and To Mon – a ceremony to strengthen solidarity.

Wedding rituals of the Bo Y

After spring dating, when cold wind begins to blow, young ethnic boys and girls in the northwest mountain region decide to get married.

Rock fence - Mong’s unique architecture

Rock fence is one of the unique architectural features of the Mong people who live in Dong Van rock plateau and Meo Vac district, Ha Giang province.

Love in Pieu scarf of Thai women

The ethnic Black Thai of Vietnam’s northwestern region value the Pieu scarf as a symbol of love and an important clothing accessory for women. All Black Thai women can weave and embroider Pieu scarves.

Support policies provide leverage for ethnic people to escape poverty

Government policies and programmes on poverty reduction have changed the lives of ethnic minority people in the northern border provinces.

Colourful costumes of ethnic groups in northern Vietnam

The northern province of Lao Cai is home to a large number of culturally rich and diverse ethnic minorities groups. 

Nha Lang features Muong culture

Nha Lang (House of Lang- the landlord class of the Muong) is regarded as a symbol of power in the ancient society of Muong, one of the four largest ethnic groups in Vietnam.