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A traditional costume shop in Nghia Lo town.
 Thursday, March 11, 2021

YBO - In 2019, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism approved a project on preserving and promoting traditional costumes of Vietnamese ethnic minority groups in the present period.

Xen Dong Festival is traditionally held under a hundreds-year-old banyan tree with thoroughly-prepared rituals.
 Tuesday, March 9, 2021

YBO - Xen Dong, or Forest Worshipping Festival is a unique tradition of Thai ethnic minority people in Hanh Son commune, Nghia Lo town, which has been preserved for generations.

Tu Le steamed glutinous rice
 Friday, March 5, 2021

YBO - Tu Le steamed glutinous rice and Shan Tuyet Suoi Giang tea of the northern province of Yen Bai have been listed among the top 100 gift specialties and top 100 specialty dishes in Vietnam in 2020-2021 by the Vietnam Record Organisation (Vietkings).

 Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Offering ritual to God of Agriculture, Opening Royal Seal ritual, Ground-breaking ritual, Thuong Nguyen ritual are among beautiful traditions of Vietnamese people during Tet (Vietnamese Lunar New Year).

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, head of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, speaks at an urgent meeting between the committee with permanent Government members.
 Thursday, January 28, 2021

Vietnam recorded 82 new COVID-19 cases in the northern provinces of Hai Duong and Quang Ninh on January 28 morning after two locally-infected cases were confirmed late January 27.

A cake cooking competition at the first festival of the Muong ethnic minority group in Muong Lai commune draws numerous visitors
 Friday, January 22, 2021

Luc Yen – an area where many ethnic groups live together, a diverse culture imbued with national identity with unique folk culture of the Tay, Nung and Dao ethnic minority groups. Festivals in the district are plentiful and uphold creativity of cultural values.

Participants at the banh day pounding competition.
 Tuesday, January 5, 2021

The first Mu Cang Chai banh day (white flat and round glutinous rice cake) pounding festival was held on January 1-3 by the People’s Committee of Mu Cang Chai district on the occasion of the New Year holiday.

joining the Dao ethnic minority language class in Kien Thanh commune, the members have preserved traditional culture and learned household economic development methods.
 Thursday, December 3, 2020

The study promotion club in Kien Thanh commune, Tran Yen district, offers classes on “Dan tinh” (gourd lute) of the Tay ethnic minority group, the Dao ethnic minority language, weaving and embroidery, with a total of 45 members.

Vice Chairman of the Yen Bai People’s Committee Vu Thi Hien Hanh at the province’s booth at the second Brocade Culture Festival in Dak Nong.
 Wednesday, December 2, 2020

YBO - A delegation of officials from the province led by Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Vu Thi Hien Hanh participated in the second Brocade Culture Festival, which took place in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong from November 24 – 29.

Practitioner Dang Ngoc Anh, Vice President of the Cultural Heritage Association of Vietnam, plays the role of the Mau Thuong Ngan (Mother Goddess of Forest) during a performance.
 Wednesday, October 28, 2020

YBO - A festival featuring Mau Thuong Ngan (Mother Goddess of Forest) worshipping practices, which took place in Dong Cuong temple, Van Yen district of Yen Bai from October 19-28, attracted over 100 artists and practitioners nationwide.

The Han Khuong festival of Thai people in Muong Lo is accredited as a national intangible cultural heritage.
 Wednesday, October 7, 2020

YBO - Between 2010 and 2020, the Yen Bai Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has organised six revisions of intangible cultural heritages in all of its nine localities.

Lam Thuong duck
 Friday, October 2, 2020

YBO - The People’s Committee of Luc Yen district, Yen Bai province, and the Centre for Agrarian Systems Research and Development have announced the certification of the brand name of Lam Thuong duck.

The festival features folk game of the Dao people.
 Thursday, October 1, 2020

YBO - Van Yen district recently held the cultural festival of the Dao ethnic, featuring an exhibition of local standout staples, folk games, cultural performances, and an art programme to celebrate the success of the province’s 19th Party Congress.

Mong ethnic group’s cultural identity is preserved through festivals.
 Tuesday, September 29, 2020

YBO - Mu Cang Chai district, with the Mong ethnic people accounting for over 90 percent of the total population, has developed a project to preserve the cultural identity of the people during 2013-2015 with a vision until 2020.

Participants in the second “khen be” making class in Nghia Lo town.
 Monday, September 28, 2020

YBO - Authorities of Nghia Lo town have opened training courses to teach locals how to make and play “khen be” (a type of traditional panpipes). After attending those classes, many local residents are now able to create panpipes by themselves.

Paying tribute to ancestors with offerings during Pay Tai festival of Tay people in Luc Yen.
 Sunday, September 20, 2020

Tay ethnic minority people have a saying that “Tet comes in the first lunar month but starts from the seventh month of the previous year”, which is to mention “Pay Tai” or “Pay chuong Tai”, a traditional practice during which sons-in-law visit and express gratitude towards their parents-in-law during Tet (Lunar New Year Festival) and the 15th day of the seventh lunar month.

 Friday, September 18, 2020

YBO - One of the activities to promote tourism of Luc Yen district is supporting the formation and operation of traditional art troupes in communes and towns.

A rock fully covered with engravings of terraced fields.
 Monday, September 7, 2020

YBO - In July, the Museum of Yen Bai province coordinated with the culture and information division of Mu Cang Chai district and authorities of Lao Chai commune to expand a survey of ancient engraved rocks in Hu Tru Linh, Xeo Di Ho A and Xeo Di Ho B villages.

 Thursday, July 23, 2020

YBO - In the 2013-2014 academic year, the Education and Training Department of Nghia Lo town built a model to preserve and uphold local culture identities in schools. The model has been implemented in all schools in the town, focusing on promoting extra-curriculum educational activities.

 Sunday, July 19, 2020

Your Vietnam experience won't be complete without nhau, eating and drinking for no particular purpose. Nhau, in turn, won't be complete without smoked buffalo.

Childhood happiness
 Tuesday, July 7, 2020

YBO - The northern province of Yen Bai has approved a survey and proposal on the measurement of local people’s Happiness Index.

 Wednesday, May 6, 2020

A series of cultural activities in celebration of the 130th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday (May 19) will be held at the Cultural Village of Vietnamese Ethnic Minority Groups in Dong Mo commune, Son Tay district in the outskirts of Hanoi from May 4-31.

 Friday, April 3, 2020

YBO - Ban (Mountain Ebony - Bauhinia variegata), a flower of the northwestern region, has become a symbol associated with the cultural and spiritual life of Thai people in the northwestern region in general and in Nghia Lo – Muong Lo in particular.

 Thursday, March 26, 2020

YBO - Yen Bai is home to about 82,000 people, with the H’mong ethnic minorities forming the fourth largest population in the province, including four groups namely Mong Hoa, Mong Den, Mong Trang and Mong Do. They live mostly in Van Chan, Tram Tau and Mu Cang Chai districts.

 Friday, March 6, 2020

Vietnamese song “Ghen Co Vy” (Jealous Coronavirus) was composed by Khac Hung – a musician born in the northern province of Yen Bai.

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