(HBO) – The "Khai ha" Muong Bi Festival is a traditional cultural and religious activity that has been restored and organised regularly in Phong Phu commune in Tan Lac district of Hoa Binh province since 2002.
The "Khai ha" Muong Bi Festival is a traditional cultural.
According to Bui Van Nho, Chairman of the Tan Lac People's
Committee and deputy head of the festival organising committee, said associated
with wet-rice agriculture, the folk festival is also known as a ceremony for
going down to the field or opening the forest door. After the event is
completed, people start working in the fields, praying for a year of favourable
weather and bountiful crops.
The organisation of this festival since 2002 aims to promote
the spirit of national unity and contribute to promoting socio-economic and
tourism development, maintaining political security, social order and safety,
and raising knowledge on preserving ethnic cultural identities.
As 2023 marks 20 years since the restoration of the
"Khai ha" Muong Bi Festival in Tan Lac district, the coming event
will be held at the provincial level. It is scheduled to take place from
January 27 to 29 (from the sixth to eighth day of the first lunar month).
In particular, rituals will be performed at the shrine of
Luy Ai hamlet, Phong Phu commune. Festivities on January 27 and 28 will feature
various activities such as sports competitions, folk games, the Muong Bi night
market, an exhibition of typical products of localities across the province, a
folk singing contest, performances of traditional musical instruments, and a
show of the Muong ethnic group’s costumes.
The opening ceremony will be held at the stadium of Phong
Phu commune and broadcast live on the Hoa Binh Radio and Television Station and
the online Hoa Binh Newspaper. Preparations for the festival are underway./.
(HBO) – Over the past years, the preservation and promotion of cultural heritage values of local ethnic groups in Lac Son district, northern mountainous of Hoa Binh province, have received great attention.
(HBO) - On March 13, in Hoa Binh province, the emulation cluster of 7 provinces in the Northern Midlands and Mountains held a conference to deploy the movement of patriotic emulation and signed an emulation contract in 2023. There was the attendance of the leaders from the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the provinces in the emulation cluster, including Thai Nguyen, Hoa Binh, Bac Giang, Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang, Phu Tho and Bac Kan.
(HBO) - On March 10, the Provincial Association of Literature and Arts held its 6th Congress, term 2022 - 2027. There was the attendance of Mr. Bui Duc Hinh, the Parmanent Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, the Chairman of the People's Council, the People's Artist Vuong Duy Bien, the Vice President in charge of Vietnam Union of Arts and Culture Associations.
(HBO) - In 2 days, March 6th and 7th, the fesstival of Ke pagoda in 2023 took place in Phu Vinh commune (Tan Lac).
(HBO) - The People's Committee of Lac Thuy district has just held a conference to approve the scientific records of the historical relics of Lao communal house in Hung Thi commune and Co Lao temple in Thong Nhat commune.
(HBO) - The gongs in Muong land resounded, delighting thousands of people present at the stadium of Tan Lac district’s Phong Phu commune on the morning of the eighth day of the first lunar month. The Muong gong performance by 500 artisans and actists from four major Muong regions of Bi, Vang, Thang and Dong was the highlight in the art programme to celebrate the Khai ha (going down to the field) festival of the Muong ethnic group in Hoa Binh province in 2023.