Vietnam, Australia promote cooperation on ethnic affairs Society

Vietnam, Australia promote cooperation on ethnic affairs

Ethnic minorities in Vietnam and indigenous Australians have many similarities and this is a solid basis for promoting experience sharing and cooperation on ethnic affairs between the two sides, said a Vietnamese official on October 17.
Plan to preserve ethnic minorities’ intangible cultures Culture - Sports

Plan to preserve ethnic minorities’ intangible cultures

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism recently issued a plan to hold seven programmes this year in the provinces of Yen Bai, Phu Tho, Dien Bien and Nghe An to support the preservation of ethnic minorities’ intangible cultures at risk of oblivion in tandem with local tourism development.
Ethnic minorities receive ecotourism training Society

Ethnic minorities receive ecotourism training

A series of training courses are being organised for 1,200 ethnic minority people who are part of ecotourism chains in the central provinces of Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Nam.
Pay Tai festival held in Yen Bai Culture - Sports

Pay Tai festival held in Yen Bai

Pay Tai is a traditional festival of the Tay and Nung ethnic groups. In Lam Thuong commune, Luc Yen district, in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai, the festival this year was held on a large scale to promote the cultural values of local ethnic groups and to attract tourists.
Coordination enhanced to improve livelihoods for ethnic minorities Society

Coordination enhanced to improve livelihoods for ethnic minorities

Many policies for ethnic minority-inhabited and mountainous areas, and extremely disadvantaged areas were developed and implemented during the 2013-2020 period with the coordination between the Government Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs and the Vietnam Farmers Union (VFU).
Preserving traditional bamboo handicrafts in Yen Bai Society

Preserving traditional bamboo handicrafts in Yen Bai

Modernisation and industrialisation are breathing new life into ethnic minorities in remote Mu Cang Chai district in the northern mountain province of Yen Bai. However, it is also threatening many traditional cultural and economic activities, particularly the local handicraft of bamboo and rattan weaving of the Mong ethnic minority people.