vietnam ethnic groups
Co Tu ethnic minority people have preserved and promoted their unique traditional cultural and spiritual values, including their “dance to Heaven”.
Only a handful of members of the Bo Y ethnic minority live in Vietnam.
Well into her sixties, Ho Thi Dan from Krong Klang Town, Dakrong District, central Quang Tri Province, has embarked on a brand new adventure: going to school.
The Co Tu ethnic people of Tay Giang district in the central province of Quang Nam have a special ‘wine’ called Tr’din.
The northern border province of Lang Son is the home to 7 ethnic groups, which has long been famous for traditional houses called “trinh tuong” of the Tay and Nung people.
The Dao ethnic people consider “cap sac” (maturity ritual) to be sacred and the most important ritual in the life of every man. A Dao man must perform “le cap sac” to affirm his maturity and position in his community.
Young Nung boys and girls in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai make friends and date when they work in the fields or go to market fairs.
Nha Lang (House of Lang- the landlord class of the Muong) is regarded as a symbol of power in ancient Muong society. It showcases the lives of the highest stratum of one of the four largest ethnic groups in Vietnam.
The Cao Lan, one of two branches of the San Chay living in a number of northern mountain and midland provinces, often wear their traditional clothes to celebrate important life events, spring ceremonies, and festivals.
The trend of making Youtube videos has become popular among many young people, even those in the more remote parts of Vietnam.