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Vietnam Festival rituals

Vietnam Festival rituals

Festivals require many compulsory rituals, which are carried out in a strict order from the preparation to the ending of a festival. In general, a festival has the following rituals:… Read more »

Xinh – mun ethnic group

Xinh – mun ethnic group

Name of ethnic group: Xinh Mun (Puoc, and Pua). Population: 18,018 people (Year 1999). Locality: Son La and Lai Chau provinces and along the Vietnamese-Lao border regions. Customs and habits… Read more »

Xo dang ethnic group

Xo dang ethnic group

Name of ethnic group: Xo Dang (Xe Dang, Ca Dong, To Dra, Ha Lang, Mo Nam, Ta Tri, Ka Rang, Bri La Teng, and Con Lan). Population: 127,148 people (Year… Read more »

Overview of traditional festivals

Overview of traditional festivals

Festive activities are living museums in which typical cultural values of the nation have been preserved for centuries. Formation and meaning of traditional festivals Traditional festivals constitute a form of… Read more »

Xtieng ethnic group

Xtieng ethnic group

Name of ethnic group: Xtieng (Xa Dieng). Population: 66,788 people (Year 1999). Locality: The Xtieng live in four northern districts of Binh Phuoc Province and in Dong Nai and Tay… Read more »

Modern Literature

Modern Literature

Vietnamese literary tradition has evolved through the multiple events that have marked the country’s history. New literary movements can usually be observed every ten years but in the last century,… Read more »

Vietnam Language and Scripts

Vietnam Language and Scripts

Among the 54 Vietnamese ethnic groups some have had their own scripts for a long time and some have not preserved their ancient scripts. As a matter of fact, some… Read more »

Brau ethnic group

Brau ethnic group

Name of ethnic group: Brau (Brao). Population: 313 people (Year 1999). Locality: Dak Me Village, Bo Y Commune, Ngoc Hoi District, Kon Tum Province. Customs and habits The Brau have… Read more »

Vietnam Topography

Vietnam Topography

Three quarters of Vietnam’s territory consists of mountains and hills. Vietnam is divided into four distinct mountainous zones. The Northeastern Zone (Viet Bac) This zone stretches from the Red River… Read more »

Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – Ha Noi

Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – Ha Noi

Geographical position The central sector of Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – Ha Noi covers area of 20ha, includes archaeological area at 18 Hoang Dieu Street and relics in Ha… Read more »