(HBO) - Tan Lac district is proud to be one of the cradles of the Muong ethnic people, which was previously known as Muong Bi. Over the past years, ethnic groups have raised their awareness of preserving and upholding cultural identity.
Muong ethnic musical instruments are indispensable cultural values
during Muong Bi (Tan Lac) summer festival.
Head of the district Culture-Information Office Dinh Son Tung said Muong Bi is
home to well-known relic sites such as Trang waterfall, Cot Co mountain in Nhan
My commune, Nam Son and Nui Kien caverns in Van Son commune, and Hoa Tien and
Thac Bo caverns and Bung cave in Suoi Hoa commune. Traditional craft products
like brocades and can (pipe) wine, together with folk songs and Muong gong
performances, have enriched local spiritual lives, contributing to popularising
the image of Muong land and its people.
Recent statistics showed that the district is now home to 87,565 people, 85
percent of them of the Muong ethnic group. Over 2,200 Muong gongs, 579 folk
musical instruments and about 4,800 Muong ethnic costumes are being kept. Among
the 11 recognised relic sites, six are at the national level and five at
the provincial one. The district checked the status of 60 relic sites and
classified them to add into the list of relics under the management of the
Secretary of the district Party Committee Dinh Anh Tuan affirmed that
developing culture, preserving and upholding cultural identity are both
the goal and the driving force for socio-economic management and national
defence-security. In particular, in order to create highlights in local tourism
development, the district raised public awareness of the effort from the
grassroots level, especially in each family and residential area. It pooled
resources and focused investment in humans and outstanding cultural values,
with incentives given to collectors, researchers and keepers of the traditional
cultural identity. The district also combined the socio-economic development
with the preservation of ethnic cultural identity and enhanced State investment
in the effort, especially in remote and mountainous areas./.
(HBO) – The organising board of a workshop marking 90 years since the world’s recognition of the Hoa Binh Civilisation held a tour of some typical archaeological sites of this civilisation on November 22. Participants included officials of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the ministry’s Cultural Heritage Department, the Institute of Archaeology, the Vietnam Archaeological Association, and domestic and foreign scientists. Vice Chairman of the Hoa Binh provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Toan, officials of some departments and sectors, and representatives of the Lac Son district People’s Committee also joined the delegation.
(HBO) - Hoa Binh province is working to mark 90 years since the recognition and the study of the Hoa Bình Civilisation. This is a major cultural event aimed at popularising and honouring the special archaeological values of a renowned Stone-Age civilisation in the world.
(HBO) – In Da Bac district – residence area of Tay and Dao ethnic groups, learning their own scripts has been maintained, contributing to preserving cultural identity and exercising equal rights among the ethnic groups.
(HBO) – The board for information and education of the Hoa Binh provincial Party Committee has held a teleconference of presenters ahead of the 90th anniversary of the world’s recognition of the Hoa Binh Civilisation. Head of the board Nguyen Dong chaired the event.
(HBO) – The Museum of Hoa Binh province has coordinated with the Centre for Southeast Asian Prehistoric Studies and the Vietnam Institute of Archaeology to excavate the Trai Hamlet cave and the Vanh Village stone shelter in Lac Son district, which are national archaeological relic sites and also home to diverse and outstanding items dating back to the Hoa Binh Civilisation.