“Xong Dat” - A cherished Lunar New Year tradition
Passing down through generations and continued with equal enthusiasm today, “Xong dat” (first footing), a Tet tradition in Viet Nam, has always been associated with hopes for a fruitful year ahead.
Yen Tu Festival – traditional spiritual tourist destination
Yen Tu Festival, which is held at the Yen Tu historical relic and landscape area, northern Quang Ninh province, from the tenth day of the Lunar New Year through the…
Glimpse of Vien Son harvest festival in Yen Bai Province
As an important occasion for the Dao Do (red Dao) ethnic community in the northern province of Yen Bai, the harvest festival has been preserved for hundreds of years.
Dong Ho folk paintings   (Sep 06, 2016)
Dong Ho folk paintings
Dong Ho folk paintings are printed from woodblocks and created by Dong Ho villagers in Bac Ninh province.
Then singing of the Nung   (Aug 26, 2016)
Then singing of the Nung
Then singing, also called Lau Then, is a traditional kind of ritual singing of the Nung. Then singing reflects the Nung’s religious life as well as their cultural values.
Crop blessing rite of the Ha Nhi
The Ha Nhi have many important ceremonies each year including the Lunar New Year festival, forest worship, and crop blessing rite.
Traditional dance of the Khmer   (Mar 14, 2016)
Traditional dance of the Khmer
The Khmer have developed many dances for different occasions which reflect their creativity, aesthetic sense, and cultural and social values.
Con ball throwing among the ethnic Thai
Con ball throwing is a popular folk game many the ethnic Thai ethnic minority people in Viet Nam’s northwestern region. While playing the games, Thai girls and boys have a chance to find their partners and express their love.
Khmer costumes   (Mar 03, 2016)
Khmer costumes
The clothing of the Khmer in southern Viet Nam is unlike the costumes of other ethnic groups.
Tay and Giay people’s tug-of-war
Every spring, ethnic minority groups excitedly celebrate festivals and participate in folk games. Tug-of-war is among the folk games attracting numerous participants and crowds of supporters.
Earrings - highlights of H’mong ethnic people
Besides the dramatic beauty of the landscape, visitors to the northwest region of Viet Nam easily fall for the H’mong ethnic women’s silver earrings. 
Tet of the San Diu   (Feb 16, 2016)
Tet of the San Diu
The San Diu ethnic minority group, who live in northern mountainous areas with a population of nearly 147,000, celebrate quite a lot of festivals the most important of which is Tet, the lunar New Year festival. 
Praying for rain - special ritual of Cham ethnic minority
The Cham ethnic minority group has preserved many traditional cultural rituals, one of them being the praying-for-rain festival which prays for favourable weather and bumper crops. 
Mong ethnic cultural festival attracts crowds
Cultural values of the Mong ethnic group in Ha Giang’s Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark were the highlight of a festival held in the northern mountainous province’s Meo Vac district from February 13 to 15. 
Bac Ninh’s tug-of-war honoured as national cultural heritage
The northern province of Bac Ninh received a certificate recognising tug of war festival of Huu Chap village as a national intangible cultural heritage during a ceremony on February 11.