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.
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.
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.
Vietnamese song “Ghen Co Vy” (Jealous Coronavirus) was composed by Khac Hung – a musician born in the northern province of Yen Bai.
A photo exhibition, themed “Vietnam: Country and People”, has been held at the Primorye State Art Gallery in Vladivostok, Russia, from February 27 to March 1.
YBO - The Mong people in Mu Cang Chai district, the northern province of Yen Bai, have many unique customs, with brocade being one of the attractive cultural features.
There are four groups of the Dao ethnic people in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai – Dao Do, Dao Quan Trang, Dao Quan Chet and Dao Lan Tuyen – who live in the four districts of Van Yen, Tran Yen, Yen Binh and Luc Yen.
YBO - Ninety years ago, the Yen Bai Uprising led by Nguyen Thai Hoc and his fellows “resounded around the globe” although it occurred in just several hours, creating a brilliant milestone in the Vietnamese people’s struggle for national liberation in the early 20th century.
YBO - In the early days of the traditional lunar New Year, crowds of visitors are flocking to Kha Linh communal house in Dai Minh commune, Yen Binh district, the northern province of Yen Bai, offering sticky rice, chicken, and fruits to the village god to pray for a peaceful and prosperous year for a spring festival.
like other ethnic groups in Vietnam, Red Dao ethnic group has their unique tradition for celebrating Tet, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year festival.
YBO - Dao people worship their ancestors with chung cake. Any visitors who visit Luc Yen during Lunar Tet never miss to taste this special kind of chung cake.
Passing down through generations and continued with equal enthusiasm today, “Xong dat” (first footing), a Tet tradition in Vietnam, has always been associated with hopes for a fruitful year ahead.
The 2020 Spring Calligraphy Festival began on January 18 at Hanoi’s Temple of Literature (Van Mieu), honouring the art and tradition of writing.
The Vietnam National Commission for UNESCO (UNESCO Vietnam) organised a conference in Hanoi on January 16 to review the UNESCO Vietnam’s activities in 2019 and propose the plans for 2020.
Vietnamese photographers have won many prizes at the first International Photography Awards of India’s Apawards.
Competent agencies are compiling dossiers for Xoe Thai dance and Cham pottery making art to seek UNESCO’s recognition, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced on January 3.