Project revives do paper craft in Hoa Binh
Do (poonah) paper making is an old-time craft handed down from one generation to the next of the Muong in Hoa Binh Province. Visiting Suoi Co Village, one can learn how to make do paper through a project to restore this original craft in this northern mountainous province.
Unique headwear of La Hu girls
Unique headwear of La Hu girls   (Jan 10, 2018)
Traditional costumes typically demonstrate particular cultural characteristics of each of the 54 ethnic minority groups in Viet Nam. For women in the La Hu community in Muong Te District, Lai…
Thach Xa bamboo dragonflies
Thach Xa bamboo dragonflies   (Aug 07, 2017)
Modern life and technology have brought many comforts to human kind. Many children in big cities miss out on childhood joys, replaced by lavish and hi-tech toys such as smart…
Linen weaving by the Hmong in Dong Van
Hmong ethnic people living in Dong Van Karst Plateau (Ha Giang Province) are very proud of their traditional craft of linen weaving. By making colourful cloth, Hmong women have added vitality to this sterile area of rocky mountains.
Phu Day Festival   (Apr 20, 2017)
Phu Day Festival
A Vietnamese saying goes “Thang Tam gio Cha, thang Ba gio Me” (the Father’s Death Anniversary Falls in the eighth lunar month and the Mother’s in the third lunar month).  This shows gratitude respectively to “Duc Thanh Tran” (Saint Tran) and “Thanh Mau Lieu Hanh” (Mother Goddess Lieu Hanh) as the Vietnamese thousands of year-old religious philosophy says “uong nuoc nho nguon” (remember its source…
Royal Literature on Hue Royal Architecture - The unique documentary heritage in Viet Nam
(TITC) - Royal Literature on Hue Royal Architecture consists of the system of verses and characters in Han scripts carved, inlaid, encrusted, enamelled or covered in alto-relievo with plaster, porcelain and terra-cotta on Hue royal architecture relics under Nguyen Dynasty (1802 – 1945). This is documentary heritage item reflecting the thoughts of Nguyen Dynasty’s kings on history, national independence, culture, and country governance.
Tro Chieng - The most anticipated festival in Thanh Hoa
Thanh Hoa Province is rich in culture. It boasts not only many historical vestiges like Ham Rong Bridge, Ho Citadel and Lam Kinh Remains, but also many folk games and professional contests from the Ly dynasty, including Tro Chieng.
Tugging rituals and games - Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
(TITC) - Tugging is a longstanding and popular form of community activity in rice farming cultures in East Asia and Southeast Asia, typically the Republic of Korea, Cambodia, Philippines and Viet Nam.
Pilgrimage to Yen Tu - The Buddhist land
The Yen Tu festival which is annually held from the 10th day of the first lunar month to the end of the third lunar month in Uong Bi City in the northern province of Quang Ninh is one of the most anticipated festivals of the year, attracting thousands of pilgrims and visitors nationwide.
“Xong Dat” - A cherished Lunar New Year tradition
Passing down through generations and continued with equal enthusiasm today, “Xong dat” (first footing), a Tet tradition in Viet Nam, has always been associated with hopes for a fruitful year ahead.
Yen Tu Festival – traditional spiritual tourist destination
Yen Tu Festival, which is held at the Yen Tu historical relic and landscape area, northern Quang Ninh province, from the tenth day of the Lunar New Year through the end of the third lunar month, has become a big spring festival for Buddhists and tourists nationwide.
Glimpse of Vien Son harvest festival in Yen Bai Province
As an important occasion for the Dao Do (red Dao) ethnic community in the northern province of Yen Bai, the harvest festival has been preserved for hundreds of years.
Dong Ho folk paintings   (Sep 06, 2016)
Dong Ho folk paintings
Dong Ho folk paintings are printed from woodblocks and created by Dong Ho villagers in Bac Ninh province.
Then singing of the Nung   (Aug 26, 2016)
Then singing of the Nung
Then singing, also called Lau Then, is a traditional kind of ritual singing of the Nung. Then singing reflects the Nung’s religious life as well as their cultural values.
Crop blessing rite of the Ha Nhi
The Ha Nhi have many important ceremonies each year including the Lunar New Year festival, forest worship, and crop blessing rite.