Unique cultural rituals of the Thai ethnic community

A ceremony was held in Dien Bien province to promote and introduce Thai ethnic people's unique cultural rituals to the community.

Unique cultural rituals of the Thai ethnic community

Unique cultural rituals of the Thai ethnic community

Unique cultural rituals of the Thai ethnic community

Unique cultural rituals of the Thai ethnic community

Unique cultural rituals of the Thai ethnic community

Unique cultural rituals of the Thai ethnic community

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‘Cap sac’ ritual of Dao people

‘Cap sac’ ritual of Dao people

The ‘Cap Sac’ ritual is an indispensable proceeding in the life of every Dao male as it helps him earn the recognition of being mature enough to join in the community’s major activities.

 
The environmental threat from spiritual tourism projects

The environmental threat from spiritual tourism projects

Businesses have poured trillions of dong into spiritual tourism projects, causing hundreds of hectares of forestland and rice fields to be cleared.

Good health praying ritual of M’nong people

Good health praying ritual of M’nong people

M’Nong ethnic people in Dak Nong province boast their typical rituals. Good health praying ritual is among the most typical ones performed in New Year days.  

 
 

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The indigo clothes of the Nung in Cao Bang province are distinguishable from others by their designs, which have very few decorations or embroidery. Nung clothing reflects their culture and customs.

“Ta dieu”, a religious symbol of the Thai
“Ta dieu”, a religious symbol of the Thai
YOUR VIETNAMicon  15/10/2019 

The Thai in Son La province have many cultural and ritual customs. Planting or hanging Ta dieu is a typical rite which has been handed down from generation to generation.

Red Dao observe Day for Thunderbolt Deity
Red Dao observe Day for Thunderbolt Deity
YOUR VIETNAMicon  14/10/2019 

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.

Weaving – traditional craft of Tay ethnic minority
Weaving – traditional craft of Tay ethnic minority
YOUR VIETNAMicon  06/10/2019 

Brocades are typical weaving and sewing products of the Tay people in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang. 

Good health praying ritual of M’nong people
Good health praying ritual of M’nong people
PHOTOSicon  03/10/2019 

M’Nong ethnic people in Dak Nong province boast their typical rituals. Good health praying ritual is among the most typical ones performed in New Year days.

Beauty of Ta Oi ethnic costume
Beauty of Ta Oi ethnic costume
PHOTOSicon  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.

Seven artery bridges connecting traffic in Hanoi
Seven artery bridges connecting traffic in Hanoi
YOUR VIETNAMicon  03/10/2019 

Chuong Duong Bridge, which was built from 1983 to 1986, is the first of its kinds to be designed and constructed by local engineers.

Traditional Pieu scarf of Thai ethnic people
Traditional Pieu scarf of Thai ethnic people
YOUR VIETNAMicon  01/10/2019 

Much like the Vietnamese ao dai, the defining garment of the Thai ethnic minority people of the north-western mountains is a simple scarf, known as Pieu scarf.

Sour pork – specialty of Muong ethnic minority in Phu Tho province
Sour pork – specialty of Muong ethnic minority in Phu Tho province
YOUR VIETNAMicon  01/10/2019 

Sour pork is a specialty of the Muong ethnic minority living in Thanh Son district, Phu Tho province, in Vietnam’s northern midland. This is the mainstay of the Muong people’s Lunar New Year feast.

Fire dance of Red Dao in Dien Bien province
Fire dance of Red Dao in Dien Bien province
YOUR VIETNAMicon  29/09/2019 

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.

Vietnamese food: Tram đen
Vietnamese food: Tram đen
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There’s a place in Vietnam you will really go nuts for. In days gone by when meat was in short supply, the substitute was pili nuts.

The last iron forger keeps the furnace’s flame burning on Hanoi’s old street
The last iron forger keeps the furnace’s flame burning on Hanoi’s old street
YOUR VIETNAMicon  25/09/2019 

In the memories of many Hanoians’ generation, Lo Ren street in Hoan Kiem District houses many forging furnaces.

Arieu Ping, the reburial festival of the Pa Ko
Arieu Ping, the reburial festival of the Pa Ko
YOUR VIETNAMicon  22/09/2019 

For the Pa Ko ethnic people, taking care of ancestral tombs is not a family’s private affair, but the responsibility of the whole village.

Vietnam's mooncake
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Bought yours yet? Given a mooncake to the one you love? Mooncakes are the tradition sweet food to eat this time of year during Mid-Autumn Festival. And there's lots of flavours to choose from.

Young green rice – flavor of autumn
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Craft village keeps mooncake mould making alive
Craft village keeps mooncake mould making alive
YOUR VIETNAMicon  11/09/2019 

To make a beautiful and tasty mooncake, the most important task is to form the shape of the cake. That is when the mooncake mould becomes handy and indispensible in making a cake.  

Xip Xi Festival of the White Thai
Xip Xi Festival of the White Thai
YOUR VIETNAMicon  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.

Gong art form of Cor ethnic minority
Gong art form of Cor ethnic minority
YOUR VIETNAMicon  01/09/2019 

The gong art form of Cor ethnic minority group in Tra Bong district, Quang Ngai province has been honoured as national intangible cultural heritage.

Traditional costumes of the Lu ethnic minority
Traditional costumes of the Lu ethnic minority
YOUR VIETNAMicon  27/08/2019 

The Lu ethnic minority of Lai Chau province have long earned their living by growing cotton, raising silkworms, spinning thread and weaving fabrics.

Wedding customs of the Ha Nhi ethnic group
Wedding customs of the Ha Nhi ethnic group
YOUR VIETNAMicon  26/08/2019 

Expressing one’s love through music, running away to the beloved’s house, and scaling money on the wedding day are some of the unique wedding customs of the Ha Nhi ethnic people in Muong Te district, Lai Chau province.

 
 
 
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