Na Khuong water wheels – unique cultural feature of north-western region Destinations

Na Khuong water wheels – unique cultural feature of north-western region

Giant water wheels in Na Khuong village, Tam Duong district in Lai Chau province, some 30 kilometres southeast of Lai Chau city, operate around the clock delivering fresh water to lush paddy fields by the Nam Mu River. Built by skilful hands of local Thai ethnic minority people, the wheels create a unique tourist attraction in the pristine mountains and forests of the north-western region.
Ancestor worshipping ritual of the Lo Lo ethnic minority people Culture - Sports

Ancestor worshipping ritual of the Lo Lo ethnic minority people

The ancestor worshipping ritual of the Lo Lo ethnic people has existed for a long period of time. It is a beautiful custom, rich in cultural identity and with traditional educational properties for all generations. Like many other ethnic groups, the Lo Lo people believe that everything has a soul and have faith in connections between the living and the dead with the same bloodline.
Bac Giang improves livelihood of ethnic minority people Society

Bac Giang improves livelihood of ethnic minority people

The northeastern province of Bac Giang will strive to well implement policies related to ethnic affairs and improve the livelihood of the people in mountainous areas and ethnic minorities in the locality, according to Vi Thanh Quyen, head of the provincial Committee for Ethnic Affairs.
Five-colour sticky rice of Lu ethnic minority people Culture - Sports

Five-colour sticky rice of Lu ethnic minority people

An indispensable dish found at every festive event of the Lu ethnic minority people in the northern province of Lai Chau is five-colour sticky rice. The recipe has been preserved by the Lu people through generations and has become a part of their unique cultural identity.