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In this Vietnamese tribe, a coffin is a gift most treasured

Created 17 June 2017
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For H're people, death is not a reason to grieve. Death can come at any time, and although most of us know that, a Vietnamese tribe possibly takes it bit better than most.

Songs of earth and heaven

Created 04 June 2017
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‘At the time of the founding of the nation (2879 - 258BC), as King Hung and two of his brothers were looking for a place to found a capital city, while passing Phu Duc and An Thai villages, the King saw kids wrestling, playing tug of war and singing happy songs.

 

Dong Ngac, one of the oldest villages in Hanoi’s suburb

Created 28 May 2017
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Located 10 km from downtown Hanoi, by the Red River’s banks, Dong Ngac Village, formerly known as Ke Ve, is worth a visit to explore well-preserved traces of its past.

Rong house of the Xo Dang

Created 27 May 2017
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Visiting the Xo Dang ethnic minority group in the Central Highlands, tourists are most impressed by a huge Rong house built in the center of the village. It’s the sacred venue of all villagers.

 

The sound of gongs in Ba Vi

Created 25 May 2017
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Ba Vi is a mountainous district in Hanoi, home to the Muong, Dao and Kinh ethnic minority groups along with customs imbued with unique local cultural identities. Gong art of the Muong ethnic minority group is a traditional cultural art form, creating a unique attraction for the district.

Phu Tho unveils preservation plan for Hung Kings Temple relic site

Created 25 May 2017
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The northern province of Phu Tho on May 23 officially publicised a Prime Minister-approved plan on preserving and promoting the values of the Hung Kings Temple relic site until 2025.

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Vietnam Mother Goddess worship introduced in Republic of Korea

Created 21 May 2017
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An exhibition on the Vietnamese worship of Mother Goddesses of the Three Realms opened in the Republic of Korea on May 20, as part of activities in celebration of the 25-year diplomatic ties of the two countries.

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UNESCO-recognised heritages to feature at Hue Festival 2018

Created 19 May 2017
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Heritage items recognized by UNESCO will be highlighted at the biennial Hue Festival of which the next edition is set to take place from April 24- May 2, 2018, according to tentative programming announced by the local government.

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10th Hue Festival to be held in April next year

Created 19 May 2017
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The tenth Hue Festival will take place from April 27 to May 2, 2018 with various performances featuring different cultures across the world, the People’s Committee of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue has announced.

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Southern cuisine festival to boast various activities

Created 19 May 2017
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A southern cuisine festival will be held from May 24-28 at Dam Sen Cultural Park, District 11 in Ho Chi Minh City with various activities.

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