Friday, October 7, 2022      Vietnamese


Distinguished artist Lo Van Bien together with artists at Muong Lo Culture – Tourism Festival.
 Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Distinguished artist Lo Van Bien in Cang Na village, Trung Tam ward, Nghia Lo town, has been proudly named as “living history” of Thai ethnic culture and ancient xoe dances.

Delegates cut the ribbon to open the exhibition.
 Monday, September 26, 2022

YBO - The Union of Literature and Arts Associations of Yen Bai province opened a photo exhibition on the Xoe dance of the Thai ethnic group and the northwestern region’s tourism at the President Ho Chi Minh memorial site in Nghia Lo town on September 23.

 Monday, September 26, 2022

YBO - A ceremony to receive the UNESCO certificate recognizing Xoe Thai as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity was held in Nghia Lo town, the northwestern province of Yen Bai, on September 24.

 Thursday, September 22, 2022

YBO - “Xoe Thai - Quintessence of the heritage land” will be the main theme in a programme for Xoe Thai to be honoured as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO, and the Mường Lò Culture- Tourism Festival, the Discovery Mù Căng Chải Terraced Fields 2022 which is slated for September 24.

Major art troupes of hamlets and villages in Nghia Lo actively promote the beauty of Xoe dances through their performances serving tourists.
 Thursday, September 22, 2022

YBO - Nghia Lo town has had 196 community art troupes, including 15 major ones that play the key role in preserving and promoting the art of Xoe dance of Thai ethnic minority group, and introducing it to visitors.

Women in De 2 village, Nghia An commune’s Nghia Lo town practice for the grand xoe performance.
 Friday, September 16, 2022

YBO - A ceremony to receive UNESCO’s certificate recognising the art of Xoe dance of the Thai ethnic minority people as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity will be held on September 24 evening at Nghia Lo Township Stadium.

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 Wednesday, September 7, 2022

YBO - Van Yen district of Yen Bai will organise a beauty contest themed “Cinnamon land’s beauty” from October, according to the organising board of the fourth Van Yen Cinnamon Festival.

 Wednesday, August 31, 2022

YBO - The logo of Nghia Lo town shows the vitality and development of the locality, while honouring the traditional cultural and historical values that need maintaining and promoting towards an entity with comprehensive development.

Vietnamese sticky rice
 Monday, August 29, 2022

The nation claimed six culinary world records as recognised by the World Records Union (WorldKings), according to the Vietnam Records Organisation (VietKings).

 Saturday, August 20, 2022

YBO - Muong Lo, including Nghia Lo township and part of Van Chan district in Yen Bai province, is considered the ancient land of the Black Thai ethnic minority group in the northwest region of Vietnam.

 Monday, August 15, 2022

Pay Tai is a traditional festival of the Tay and Nung ethnic groups. In Lam Thuong commune, Luc Yen district, in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai, the festival this year was held on a large scale to promote the cultural values of local ethnic groups and to attract tourists.

The “Fan-Giving Ritual” is usually held in the Doan Ngo Festival.
 Saturday, August 6, 2022

Many traditional festivals are being reproduced and treated as part of tourism events in a bid to attract more visitors, experts said.

Over 2,000 people to perform Xoe Thai dance in Yen Bai in September.
 Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Over 2,000 people will join a Xoe dance performance of Thai ethnic people in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai, which is slated for September this year.

At the exhibition
 Monday, July 18, 2022

An exhibition is being held at Kaysone Phomvihane Museum in the Lao capital city of Vientiane, displaying photos, documents, objects and books on the Vietnam-Laos great friendship, special solidarity, and comprehensive friendship as well as the Vietnam-Laos Solidarity and Friendship Year 2022.

Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Do Duc Duy and musician Do Hong Quan - Chairman of the National Committee of the Vietnam Union of Literary and Art Associations award A prizes to the winners.
 Saturday, May 7, 2022

YBO - The second Yen Bai Literature and Art Prize, held every five years, attracted 194 works from 73 artist and writers’ groups to this year’s event.

H’mong students from the Yen Bai Culture, Arts, and Tourism College demonstrate pounding
 Saturday, April 30, 2022

YBO - A range of activities to enjoy the custom of pounding “banh day” (round glutinous rice cakes) of the H’mong ethnic minority people were held recently at the Yen Bai Provincial Museum in Yen Bai city, attracting students from local schools.

A palanquin procession in the Hung Kings Temple Festival.
 Saturday, April 9, 2022

YBO - The commemoration of Hung Kings - Hung Kings Temple Festival is the most outstanding demonstration of the worship of the legendary founders of Vietnam, showing the community’s close-knit ties and that the Vietnamese people share a common origin.

 Thursday, March 31, 2022

YBO - The Association for Learning Promotion of Yen Bai and the management board of a project to compile documents and a teaching programme serving the teaching and learning of the Nom Dao script of Dao ethnic group in Yen Bai have jointly held a conference to discuss the design of the documents and provide training for teachers on the contents of the documents.

Writer Hoang The Sinh - former Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Yen Bai Newspaper.
 Friday, March 4, 2022

YBO - Hoang The Sinh, the author of the “Canh dong Chum mua hoa ban” (The Plain of Jars in bauhinia flower season) novel, and another Vietnamese writer – Nguyen Van Hong, have won the Mekong River Literature Awards 2021.

A ritual at Thac Ba Temple festival.
 Friday, February 11, 2022

An incense offering ceremony was held at Thac Ba Temple (Mother Temple) in Thac Ba Township, Yen Binh district of Yen Bai province on February 9, the ninth day of the first lunar month.

A practice by members of Tan Huong crossbow club in Tan Huong commune, Yen Binh district.
 Saturday, February 5, 2022

YBO - In ancient time, crossbows were used for defence and hunting by Cao Lan people in Yen Bai province. A young man who was good at using the weapon would gain fondness and respect from others.

The gate of Duong Lam village.
 Thursday, February 3, 2022

Hanoi’s Duong Lam ancient village, renowned for its unique houses built with wooden frames and fortified with laterites, still preserves typical features of old villages in the Red River Delta.

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 Saturday, December 25, 2021

YBO - The provincial People's Committee issued Plan No. 269 on prostitution prevention and combat in the province in the 2022 – 2025 period on December 13.

Celebrating the moment when Xoe Thai gained the UNESCO's accreditation from Vietnam (Photo: VNA)
 Thursday, December 16, 2021

The art of Xoe dance of Thai ethnic minority people in Vietnam has been listed as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity at the 16th session of the UNESCO's Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, which is taking place from December 13-18.

A Xoe Thai performance.
 Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Nomination of the art of Xoe dance of Thai ethnic minority people of Vietnam as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity will be discussed at the 16th session of

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