Efforts made to preserve ethnic minority attire Culture - Sports

Efforts made to preserve ethnic minority attire

Students of ethnic minority backgrounds or those attending ethnic minority boarding schools will wear traditional costumes two days per week and during festivals, under a project approved by the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism.
Quan ho festival offers diverse activities Culture - Sports

Quan ho festival offers diverse activities

Various activities kicked off in the northern province of Bac Ninh on February 14 as part of an ongoing festival marking a decade since the Quan ho Bac Ninh folk songs were recognised by UNESCO as part of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
Keeping the fire of hand embroidery alive Culture - Sports

Keeping the fire of hand embroidery alive

Since Vietnam became a republic in 1945, many craft villages have moved away from their traditional sources of income. One start-up business is trying to update and maintain the 300-year-old craft of embroidery to meet contemporary needs.
Discovering one of oldest pottery villages in Southeast Asia Destinations

Discovering one of oldest pottery villages in Southeast Asia

Truong Thi Gach, 82, of the Cham ethnic group, is from a very long line of ceramic artisans. Her great-great grandmother made pottery, and now, her own great-granddaughter works in one of the oldest pottery villages in Southeast Asia, located 10km from the central coastal city of Phan Rang in Ninh Thuan province.