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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
YBO - November 23 has been observed as Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day since 2005, aiming at honoring national traditions and raising public awareness of protecting and promoting Vietnamese cultural heritage.
The National Culture Conference, slated for November 24, is set to inspire the entire people’s aspiration for fast and sustainable national development, according to Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Van Hung.
In the clip posted on the official youtube page of the Miss World contest recently, Miss Do Thi Ha demonstrates her ability to speak English fluently in the clip introducing herself and promoting the image of Vietnam.
Talking about music composers of Yen Bai, many mention the name of Duong Nham with great love and respect.
YBO - A video on the conservation of folk music of Thai ethnic people by a group of high school students in Nghia Lo township of Yen Bai has clinched a second prize at the ‘Vietnam’s quintessence’ contest.
YBO - The Union of Science and Technology Associations of Yen Bai recently joined hands with a folk culture branch of the province to hold a seminar on upholding folk culture in schools in Nghia Lo township.
YBO - An exhibition opened at the Yen Bai Museum on October 19 with the theme of “Memories on subsidy period”.
YBO - The People’s Committee of Yen Bai province has issued Decision No.2104 on recognising a number of local relics as provincial-level relic sites.
Upholding the tradition of “Uncle Ho’s soldiers”, war veterans in Yen Bai’s Mu Cang Chai district have been examples in taking part in socio-economic development programmes and fostering emulation campaigns, including ones in poverty alleviation, and building new-style rural areas which have drawn in various members.
YBO - With the goal of building an urban area in accordance with the trend of smart and green development, the People's Committee of Yen Bai city has built the “urban tree planning and development in Yen Bai city by 2025” project to plant trees along roads, thus meeting the requirements of urban landscape and environment.
YBO - Lying on the banks of the Red River, Dong Cuong Temple is located in Ben Den hamlet of Dong Cuong commune, Van Yen district. It is known as a sacred temple and the main place of worship of “Mau Thuong Ngan” (Mother Goddess of the Forest) in the Vietnamese people’s worship of the Mother Goddesses of Three Realms.
The Association of Vietnamese Communities in the Republic of Korea (AVCK) announced winners of a video-making contest named “Vietnam trong toi” (Vietnam in my mind) in a virtual event livestreamed last weekend.
YBO - The Hoang Lien Pagoda, having its Buddhist name of “Hoang Lien thien tu” (Hoang Lien zen pagoda), is located in Group 8, Yen Binh township of Yen Binh district.
YBO - The People's Committee of the northern province of Yen Bai has just issued Plan No. 154/KH-UBND to implement the province's foreign cultural strategy for the 2021-2025 period, with a vision to 2030.