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.
The Ha Nhi have many important ceremonies each year including the Lunar New Year festival, forest worship, and crop blessing rite.
The Khmer have developed many dances for different occasions which reflect their creativity, aesthetic sense, and cultural and social values.
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.
The clothing of the Khmer in southern Viet Nam is unlike the costumes of other ethnic groups.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Long Tong (going to the field) is the most typical agricultural festival of the Tay, a big ethnic minority group living in the northern mountain region with a population of over 1.6 million.