Explore Ethnic groups

Mong people prepare for the New Year and their New Year beliefs and taboos
March 05, 2016        4,428 views

The traditional lunar New Year festival is the biggest festival for all Vietnamese people. Each ethnic group has its own way to celebrate Tet but no matter which group it is, its people always spend lots of time preparing for this special occasion. In today’s “Sunday Show”, let’s discover the Tet preparation of the Mong, one of the largest ethnic groups in northern Vietnam.

San Chay ethnic minority group boasts unique wedding customs
February 18, 2016        9,965 views

The San Chay ethnic minority in northeastern Bac Giang province have preserved their wedding customs with cultural characteristics that have survived the test of time.

Traditional custom of Vietnamese ethnics on Tet holiday
February 10, 2016        15,130 views

Each ethnic minority group has its own festivals, customs, beliefs and farming practice. Tet festival lasts about half a month, during which time many exciting cultural and community activities take place.

Culture of the Lo Lo on the Dong Van stone plateau
February 07, 2016        11,525 views

The Lo Lo, also called the Mun Di, Man Di, La La, O Man, or Lu Loc Man, live mainly in the northern mountain provinces of Ha Giang and Cao Bang. Although they are a small population and live among other ethnic groups, the Lo Lo have maintained their own traditions and customs.

Traditional New Year of Tay ethnic minority
February 06, 2016        10,679 views

The Tay in Lang Son are cheerfully celebrating the Lunar New Year festival, the most important event of the year. To the boisterous sounds of gongs and drums, the Tay prepare thoroughly to welcome a lion dance troupe to visit their home on the first days of the new year.