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Early New Year celebrations of Ha Nhi ethnic people in northern Vietnamicon

Early New Year celebrations of Ha Nhi ethnic people in northern Vietnam

Living in the northern mountainous region, the Ha Nhi celebrate their Tet (New Year) festival more than two months earlier than the Kinh, the largest ethnic group in Vietnam. Let’s find out the distinctiveness in their Tet celebrations.

 
Try the special beer of the Ha Nhiicon

Try the special beer of the Ha Nhi

TRAVEL
13/09/2020

The Ha Nhi, an ethnic minority group in Bat Xat, in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, has a traditional beer that has existed for hundreds of years, but few people have  had a chance to enjoy it.

Unique marriage custom of the Raglaiicon

Unique marriage custom of the Raglai

YOUR VIETNAM
09/09/2020

The Raglai are a matriarchal ethnic minority group who live in Vietnam’s Central Highlands. When a Raglai couple decides to get married, the girl’s family decides everything.

Tay hamlet preserves ethnic cultureicon

Tay hamlet preserves ethnic culture

YOUR VIETNAM
29/08/2020

Preserving ethnic culture is a tough challenge in the modern world. In Thai Hai hamlet, Thai Nguyen province, preserving the language, costumes, folklore, and customs of Vietnam’s Tay ethnic minority is a task for every family.

Significance of international awards for promoting intangible cultural heritageicon

Significance of international awards for promoting intangible cultural heritage

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
27/08/2020

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.

Ramadan month of the Chamicon

Ramadan month of the Cham

YOUR VIETNAM
17/08/2020

Cham people in the Mekong delta province of An Giang live mostly in An Phu, Tan Chau, and Phu Tan district. 

Consolidating solidarity through the circle of Xoe danceicon

Consolidating solidarity through the circle of Xoe dance

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
13/08/2020

Xoe dance is not only the pride of the Thai ethnic people but it is also a unique cultural feature in the repertoires of folk dances of ethnic minority groups in the northern province of Dien Bien and the northwest region in general.

Thai ethnic people’s traditional brocade weavingicon

Thai ethnic people’s traditional brocade weaving

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
12/08/2020

Thai ethnic people in the Northwestern region are renowned for their traditional craft of brocade weaving that has been preserved for many generations.

Sli songs of Nung ethnic people preserved by local artisticon

Sli songs of Nung ethnic people preserved by local artist

VIETNAM & WORLD
08/08/2020

The Northern border province of Lang Son is famous for Then and Sli singing of the Nung ethnic people as over the years a number of local artists have made every effort to preserve and promote these folk melodies.

Thai singing to bid farewell to son, welcome daughter in-lawicon

Thai singing to bid farewell to son, welcome daughter in-law

YOUR VIETNAM
02/08/2020

Thai people have still observed a singing custom at weddings called “khap xong khuoi, ton pau” which means singing to bid farewell to the son and welcome the new daughter in-law.

Masks in religious rites of the Daoicon

Masks in religious rites of the Dao

YOUR VIETNAM
26/07/2020

The Dao comprise two groups, who speak the Mien and Mun dialects. In religious rites of the Mun group, there are always Ka Dong men wearing masks with two horns. 

Colourful headdresses of ethnic girls in mountainous regionicon

Colourful headdresses of ethnic girls in mountainous region

YOUR VIETNAM
23/07/2020

Headdresses are considered an indispensable part of the outfits worn by ethnic girls in the country’s northwestern mountainous region, highlighting the traditions of the various different ethnic groups that live in the area.

Beauty of Ta Oi ethnic costumeicon

Beauty of Ta Oi ethnic costume

PHOTOS
28/10/2019

The beauty of Ta Oi ethnic’s costume is linked with their traditional craft ‘zeng’. Zeng is a type of brocade of Ta Oi people in A Luoi district in the central province of Thua Thien - Hue.

Xip Xi Festival of the White Thaiicon

Xip Xi Festival of the White Thai

YOUR VIETNAM
05/09/2019

The White Thai ethnic minority celebrate their Xip Xi Festival on the 14th day of the 7th lunar month in the leisure time before the fall harvest.

Unique group date of Ta Oi ethnic peopleicon

Unique group date of Ta Oi ethnic people

PHOTOS
26/08/2019

Young Ta oi ethnic men and women are free to choose their partners in a unique group date called ‘sim’.

On the outskirts of Hanoi, Dao people are struggling to retain an ancient scripticon

On the outskirts of Hanoi, Dao people are struggling to retain an ancient script

FEATURE
22/06/2019

A writing system is the asset, culture and pride of every ethnic group. But for the Dao people on the outskirts of Hanoi, there is a fear that their ancient script is fading away from their cultural, religious and daily activities.

Che jars in the Ede’s lifeicon

Che jars in the Ede’s life

YOUR VIETNAM
02/06/2019

The Ede ethnic minority people in the Central Highlands have developed rich cultural values, which are closely associated with terraced field cultivation.

Water resource ceremony of the Edeicon

Water resource ceremony of the Ede

YOUR VIETNAM
19/04/2019

The Ede ethnic minority people think that every water resource is managed by a genie. After each harvest and before each new crop, the Ede thank their water genies for blessing them with good weather and lots of luck.