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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.