Tuesday, October 26, 2021      Vietnamese


A groceries shop in the past is demonstrated with typical products such as aluminum basins, hurricane lamps, Toad fans, “Oriongtong” radios, rice mess kits, and pocket watches, which all came from a time when food, goods, and services were purchased with coupons or food stamps, that only those who were born in the 1970s and earlier know.
 Thursday, October 21, 2021

YBO - An exhibition opened at the Yen Bai Museum on October 19 with the theme of “Memories on subsidy period”.

Illustrative image
 Sunday, October 10, 2021

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.

Members of the war veteran association in Mo De commune raise goats as a source of income.
 Friday, October 8, 2021

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.

Residents in Nguyen Thai Hoc ward clean up the road in Hoa Binh lake sub-park.
 Wednesday, September 29, 2021

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.

A panorama of Dong Cuong Temple.
 Sunday, September 19, 2021

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.

Winners of video-making contest “Vietnam in my mind” honoured.
 Tuesday, September 7, 2021

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.

 Tuesday, September 7, 2021

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.

 Thursday, July 8, 2021

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.

“Khau Cut” – a distinctive architecture feature on rooftops of Black Thai people and also a  unique characteristic of the Thai culture in Muong Lo.
 Wednesday, June 9, 2021

YBO - A 326-page book featuring the culture of the Thai ethnic minority group in Muong Lo has been published and introduced to readers.

Miss Vietnam 2020 Do Thi Ha, a student at the Hanoi-based National Economics University, is working to prepare for her appearance at the Miss World 2021 in Puerto Rico in December.
 Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Miss Vietnam 2020 Do Thi Ha, a student at the Hanoi-based National Economics University, is working to prepare for her appearance at the Miss World 2021 in Puerto Rico in December.

Artisan Ha Van Nguyen is passionate about “Tinh” playing and “Then” singing – traditional music of Tay people.
 Monday, May 31, 2021

YBO - Having strong passion for traditional songs and dances, many artisans have worked hard to practice the arts of their ethnic minority groups and pass them on to younger generations.

Dao people in Vien Son are taking care of cinnamon trees (Photo: Thanh Mien)
 Thursday, April 22, 2021

YBO - Vien Son commune of Van Yen district has the largest cinnamon area in the district with more than 2,600 hectares. Dubbed as "green gold on the mountain", the cinnamon tree is closely connected with the life of Dao people in Vien Son – which is said to be the place of origin of cinnamon cultivation.

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.

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