YBO - Within the framework of the Mau Thuong Ngan (Mother Goddess of Forest) Worship Festival and the Dong Cuong Temple New Rice Festival in 2023, the People's Committee of Van Yen district organised the first Chau van ritual singing contest themed "Sacred Motherland" in Dong Cuong commune.
YBO -Vocational schools in the northern province of Yen Bai have paid attention to improving facilities and linkage with businesses to train human resources that better meet employment requirements.
YBO - In an effort to promote the cultural and religious values of Mother Goddess worship, which has been recognised by UNESCO as part of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity, Van Yen district will host its first-ever competition of Chau van (ritual singing performed during rituals to honor Mother Goddess and related gods) at the Dong Cuong temple in the commune of the same name from October 23 to 25.
YBO - The Muong Lo Cultural and Tourism Festival, which has been held annually in Nghia Lo town for many years, has become attractive to local people, and domestic and foreign tourists.
Coming to Muong Lo - Nghia Lo on the 13th and 14th days of the 7th lunar month, visitors will be extremely delighted to participate in the traditional Sip Xo festival of the local ethnic people Thai Den – a branch of Thai ethnic communities living mainly in Vietnam's northern and north-central regions.
YBO - Yen Bai province is currently home to 132 recognised historical and cultural relic sites, including one special national, 12 national and 119 provincial sites.
YBO - Van Yen district has organised the 15th amateur art and ethnic costumes festival with the participation of 25 art troupes with over 500 amateur artists and 34 contestants who took part in costume shows.
The Tay Ethnic Culture Festival of Dai Phac commune, Van Yen district, has been held recently with many exciting and unique activities imbued with traditional culture of the Tay ethnic group such as: walking on stilts, ‘then’ singing (special ritual practice of Tay, Nung and Thai ethnic minority groups), gourd lute performances, Tay people’s dance, stick dance, and folk games.
(YBO) – Luc Yen district has determined that preservation and promotion of the local cultural identity and historical and cultural relic sites are an important goal in socio-economic development.
YBO - The “Khen" (panpine) art of the Mong ethnic group in Mu Cang Chai, Tram Tau and Van Chan districts of Yen Bai province has been recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage under a decision recently issued by the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism.
YBO - An art festival and an Ao Dai show were organised recently in Yen Bai city, attracting the participation of 375 artists from 15 troupes of communes and wards in the locality.
YBO - Traces of architectural terracotta have been discovered ing an archaeological excavation at the Dao Kieu relic site, Dao Kieu 1 village, Thinh Hung commune, Yen Binh district, along with many pieces of pottery, earthenware, tiles, and vestiges of a kiln area estimated to date back to the 17th - 18th centuries.
YBO - In recent years, Yen Bai has promptly and synchronously implemented many solutions to preserve and promote cultural heritage values in order to raise public awareness and introduce the image of the province and its people to visitors.
Amidst the current digital transformation trend, Yen Bai Museum has exerted great efforts to apply information technology in its operations, including collaboration with the University of Information Technology and Communication and the Thai Nguyen University to implement a model of a virtual museum using Virtual Reality (VR) technology.
YBO - Yen Bai has promoted its cultural identity at the 19th Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Festival through the introduction of the locality’s OCOP (One Commune-One Product) products, the Xoe dance of Thai people, and local tourist destinations.
YBO - A food festival, themed "Gastronomy space in the land of cinnamon - Identity and quintessence", the first of its kind, has taken place at a resort in Mau A town, Van Yen district.
YBO - Having recognised that customs and practices, as well as folk songs and dances of the Tay ethnic minority people, are fading away, artisan Ha Thi Thanh Tinh, who resides in Kien Lao village, Kien Thanh commune, Tran Yen district, Yen Bai province, has established a traditional art club in the locality with the support of some elderly persons.
Tram Tau district in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai is not only a land with majestic natural scenes but also home to many unique cultural values of ethnic minorities. Such cultural values are identified as a highlight to develop local tourism.
YBO - It is a long-standing custom that on the last day of the first lunar month, the Mong ethnic people in Na Hau commune of Van Yen district, Yen Bai province, holds the “Cung rung” (forest worshipping) ceremony, the biggest traditional and also most important one in a year of local residents, to pray to the Forest God for well-being and prosperity.
YBO - Brocade scarf, is an indispensable item of every Thai girl. Brocade scarf is not only used to keep warm, and protect them from the sunlight and wind, but also a highlight that brings the unique charm to the traditional costumes of Thai women.
Traditional food, especially the dishes of Thai ethnic people, is a special cultural identity of Nghia Lo - Muong Lo area. Here, in each family of Thai people, that cultural identity has been passed down from generation to generation.
YBO - Folk games are one of the many indispensable parts in spring festivals in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai, fascinating visitors.
YBO - Then is an indispensable ritual practice in the spiritual life of the Thai ethnic people in Nghia Lo town. It not only shows the solidarity among the ethnic groups but also their unique cultural identity, especially Then melodies imbued with identity of the Muong Lo Thai people.
A poetry festival has taken place on the occasion of the full moon day of the first lunar month in Van Chan district’s Nong truong Tran Phu town.
YBO - Muong Lai commune of Luc Yen district, Yen Bai province, has held a festival praying for good luck, called Xo May in the Tay ethnic language, that is linked with the Na Ngam Communal House Festival to introduce the local Tay people’s cultural identity to visitors.