(HBO) - In 2 days, March 6th and 7th, the fesstival of Ke pagoda in 2023 took place in Phu Vinh commune (Tan Lac).
The performance of Muong gongs at the festival.
The festival of Ke Pagoda is the first clearing ceremony of the year, according to the Muong language is "Le tha Cha chua”. The festival is a religious and community activity associated with wet-rice agriculture in order to return to the roots and express the gratitude to the Buddha and the village lords who have helped the people to build Ke ditch to bring water to the fields, teach the people to build the land and establish Muong area. It is also to wish for a year of favorale rain, the peaceful wind, which is full of happiness. The festival is also an opportunity for people to meet, exchange, tighten the solidarity and propagate the preservation and promotion of the national cultural identity in the customs and culinary life of the local people.
At the festival, the delegates and the local people had an opportinity to watch the concert of Muong gongs and the special cultural performances imbued with the national identity; visiting the stalls displaying the traditional handicraft products, the ethnic musical instruments and the cuisine. The festival organizing board organized the competitions in sports and folk games such as aray fighting, cotton ball throwing, stall dancing, swings, stilt walking, volleyball, etc.
(HBO) – After the re-organisation of administrative units, Hoa Binh city now has 195 houses of culture among its 208 hamlets and residential groups, which means 97% of the local residential areas have such centres. However, new requirements have arisen, requiring all-level Party committees and administrations to take strong actions to perfect grassroots culture facilities.
(HBO) - In 2 days (May 1-2), at the community touristm site in Mo hamlet, the People's Committee of Binh Thanh commune (Cao Phong) organized the weeek of Culture & Tourism Week the folk art festival of the ethnic minorities in the cluster of Binh Thanh commune, Thung Nai. It has attracted the attention of thousands of people and tourists inside and outside the district.
(HBO) - In the area of Tan Lac district, the population of Muong ethnic group accounts for 85%, the rest are Kinh and other ethnic groups living together. In recent years, preserving and promoting the traditional cultural identity of the ethnic groups in general and the Muong ethnic group in particular has always been supported by the Party Committee, the government, the Fatherland Front and the socio-political organizations from the district to the grassroots level, contributing to raising the value of Muong Bi cultural identity in today's life.
(HBO) - It not only is the cultural beauty, brocade weaving of Muong, Thai, Dao, Mong ... ethnic people in the province has also created economic value, bringing income to the people. In addition to keeping and improving the skills of the employees, it is necessary to have support in training, improving the quality of models, promoting and introducing products so that they can reach large markets inside and outside the province and it is necessary to look for the strong foothold for brocade weaving.
(HBO) – According to historical records, the Cold Food Festival of China entered Vietnam during the Ly Dynasty (1009 - 1225), but it has been adapted to the traditions, customs, and beliefs of each locality and ethnic group and called Thanh minh Festival. "Thanh minh” is the fifth of the 24 solar terms. "Thanh” means purity while "minh” brightness. On this occasion, people often visit, clean, and repair graves of their clans and give offerings to express gratitude to ancestors.
(HBO) - Every year, in Hang Tram town (Yen Thuy) there is at least 75% of the residential areas being recognized as the cultural residential area. The movement "all people unite to build a cultural life” has been agreed and responded by the officials and the people, becoming a regular job in the residential areas.