Hanoi to host fair featuring specialties of mountainous localities Society

Hanoi to host fair featuring specialties of mountainous localities

A fair featuring specialties from mountainous localities will be a highlight of activities taking place at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi in December to commemorate the new year of 2021, the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism announced on December 1.
People benefit from Green Annamites Project Society

People benefit from Green Annamites Project

Nearly 30,000 people have benefited from improved natural resource management and biodiversity conservation thanks to the Green Annamites Project in Quang Nam and Thua Thien-Hue provinces.
Locals preserve value of Vietnamese brocade Society

Locals preserve value of Vietnamese brocade

Preservation of traditional Vietnamese brocade helps not only highlight cultural values but also contribute to socio-economic development and improves the quality of life for ethnic minorities.
Ha Nhi ethnics in Lai Chau celebrate new year early Videos

Ha Nhi ethnics in Lai Chau celebrate new year early

The 11th lunar month is when the Ha Nhi ethnics celebrate their new year, known as Khù Sự Chà. It is a time for relaxation, entertainment, reunions, and passing on best wishes. The holiday lasts for five days after harvest.
Central Highlands art of wooden sculptures Culture - Sports

Central Highlands art of wooden sculptures

The Central Highlands is not only known for the rich folk culture but is also home to a thousand-year-old treasure of wooden statues. The art of sculpting with wood has interested folklorists because it vividly shows this region’s culture of gongs and epics and the rich spiritual life of ethnic groups living there.
Mu Cang Chai - stunning beauty in northwestern region Travel

Mu Cang Chai - stunning beauty in northwestern region

Famous for its most breathtaking rice terraces, Mu Cang Chai in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai is a reputable name repeated among travel lovers and photographers, especially in late September and early October - the best time for capturing the most beautiful landscapes of terraced fields in the mountainous district.
Harvesting ‘green gold’ on cloud-covered mountains Society

Harvesting ‘green gold’ on cloud-covered mountains

Shan tuyet tea trees in Ta Xua commune of Bac Yen district in the northern mountainous province of Son La grow in an environment that is filled with clouds and cold fog all year round. Shan tuyet tea is a precious specialty of the local Mong ethnic minority people, who call it “green gold”.
Muong Ethnic Culture Museum Culture - Sports

Muong Ethnic Culture Museum

About 70 kilometers north of Hanoi stands the Muong Ethnic Group Cultural Space Museum, the first private museum in Hoa Binh province, and the only museum in Vietnam devoted to Muong culture.
Choan Then village – where smiles of Ha Nhi ethnic children shine Travel

Choan Then village – where smiles of Ha Nhi ethnic children shine

Choan Then is an ancient village dating back over 300 years in Y Ty commune of Bat Xat district, the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai. Home to 57 households of the Ha Nhi ethnic minority group, it is not only renowned for “nha trinh tuong” (rammed earth house) but also impresses any visitor with bright smiles of its “small angels”.