Authorities visit Khmer people on occasion of Sene Dolta festival

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Authorities visit Khmer people on occasion of Sene Dolta festival

The Southwestern Steering Committee and provincial officials have visited and presented gifts to monks and families of the Khmer ethnic group on the occasion of the 2014 Sene Dolta festival in Mekong Delta Bac Lieu province and Can Tho City.

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Oxen honour ancestors

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Oxen honour ancestors

A pair of oxen compete in the traditional Bay Nui Ox Race in the southern province of An Giang's Tri Ton District on Sunday. The annual race is part of Sen Dolta, a traditional ancestor-worship festival of the local Khmer ethnic group. As many as 60 pairs of oxen from all over the district competed in the race, which drew thousands of spectators.

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Southwestern Steering Committee visits Khmer people for Sen Dolta festival

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Southwestern Steering Committee visits Khmer people for Sen Dolta festival

In the run up to the 2014 Sen Dolta festival in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang, the Southwestern region Steering committee and provincial officials presented gifts to monks, retired officials and families of the Khmer ethnic group.

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New report shows nearly 3% of children don't go to school

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New report shows nearly 3% of children don't go to school

VietNamNet Bridge – The percentage of children who have never attended school in Viet Nam is high, according to a report unveiled in Ha Noi on Thursday (Sept 11).

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New report shows nearly 3% of children don't go to school

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New report shows nearly 3% of children don't go to school

The percentage of children who have never attended school in Viet Nam is high, according to a report unveiled in Ha Noi yesterday.

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Ok-Om-Bok festival named national intangible heritage

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Ok-Om-Bok festival named national intangible heritage

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced the recognition of the Ok-Om-Bok festival as the 4th national intangible cultural heritage of southern Tra Vinh province.

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Gia Lai opens school for minority students

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

The Central Highlands province of Gia Lai opened a boarding school for ethnic minority students from remote areas yesterday.

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Gia Lai puts into use new boarding school for ethnic students

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

The Central Highland province of Gia Lai has put into use a new boarding school to attract more students from remote areas.

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Tuyen Quang gains recognition for two more cultural heritages

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Tuyen Quang gains recognition for two more cultural heritages

A ceremony was held in the mountainous northern province of Tuyen Quang, on August 27 to receive certificates recognising the “Cap sac” (coming-of-age) ritual and the “Pao dung” singing of the Dao ethnic group as national intangible cultural heritage.

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Mong textiles displayed in capital

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

A display showcasing textile products of the Blue Mong ethnic group from Hoa Binh will open to the public from 10am on Saturday.

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Old woman contributes to preserving cultural characteristics of Red Dao people

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – Trieu Thi Sinh, a Red Dao woman in Cho Dong District, Ban Cuon 2 Town, Ngoc Phai Commune, Bac Kan Province, has been known as a veteran and talented tailor of her ethnic group’s traditional costumes.

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Con Throwing Festival

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Con Throwing Festival

VietNamNet Bridge - According to the legend of the Thai ethnic group in Muong Thanh, Dien Bien, long time ago in a year of having good weather and a bumper crop, King Hung in Phu Tho Province organized a festival and invited representatives from ethnic groups and tribes to attend.

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Festival to celebrate khen flute of Mong ethnic group

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

A festival featuring khen, typical bamboo flutes of the Mong ethnic minority people, will be held in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang for the second time on August 30 and 31.

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Legendary Dambri

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Legendary Dambri

Following a winding road with hills of green tea and coffee plants on both sides, about 18km from the city of Bao Loc in Lam Dong Province to the northeast, tourists arrive in Damri Eco-tourism Area where there is an imposing, dazzling white waterfall of the same name that looks like a silk ribbon on the steep cliff.

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Free eye surgeries for Tra Vinh poor patients

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

Some 350 eye patients in remote areas of Tra Vinh province recently received free surgeries as part of the Mekong Delta locality’s progamme supporting visually impaired low-income people.

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