(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.
Delegates of the provincial Party Committee’s Office attend the meeting via videoconference.
Dr. Nguyen Viet, Director of the Centre for Southeast Asian Prehistoric Studies, provided a brief introduction of the outstanding historical and cultural values of the Hoa Binh Civilisation found after 90 years of research, the position of this civilisation in human history, characteristics of the Hoa Binh Civilisation, along with archaeologist Madelaine Colani who discovered and laid the foundation for the study of this civilisation. He also presented achievements and values of the Hoa Binh Civilisation studies in Vietnam and the world, as well as the maintenance and promotion of its values in local economic, cultural, and social development.
At the meeting, leaders of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism reported on the preparations for a workshop marking the 90th anniversary of the world’s recognition of the Hoa Binh Civilisation. The national event is scheduled to take place on November 23 while some related activities will be held on November 21 and 22. All preparations for the workshop have been made on schedule.
Giving directions for communications about the celebration of the 90th anniversary, the board for information and education of the provincial Party Committee ordered efforts be continued to boost Party committees, administrations, officials, Party members, and people’s awareness of and sense of responsibility towards the preservation and promotion of the province’s special cultural values, including values of relic sites dating back to the Hoa Binh Civilisation.
The board demanded relevant agencies step up the introduction of the civilisation to people nationwide and international friends, noting that mass media outlets should open specialised sections for writings about the Hoa Binh Civilisation and activities marking the 90 years since the world’s recognition.
In addition, district-level Party committees and presenters also need to boost communications about major anniversaries and important political events of Hoa Binh province as well as the country./.
(HBO) – A bamboo weaving competition took place on January 29 (the eighth day of the lunar new year), as part of the 2023 Khai ha (going down to the field) festival, the biggest traditional folk event of the Muong ethnic group in the northwestern province of Hoa Binh.
(HBO) – Hoa Binh is a land of a long-lasting history and culture associated with the national construction and defence. It houses six main ethnic groups – namely Muong, Kinh, Thai, Tay, Dao, and Mong, of which the Muong account for more than 63% of the population.
(HBO) - Through many ups and downs of history, Khai ha (going down to the field) festival has been preserved by the Muong ethnic group in Hoa Binh province, becoming their indispensable cultural and religious activity every spring. joining the festival, locals wish for a peaceful and prosperous life.
(HBO) – No matter how big or small, each cultural event in the ancient land of Muong Bi (Tan Lac district) is always organised in a thoughtfully and professional way.
(HBO) - In the morning of January 27, within the framework of the activities before the opening ceremony of Kha Ha fesstival Muong ethnic minority in Hoa Binh province, a ritual of Mo worshiping the Land and the Earth takes place; competing in the qualifying round of folk games, ethnic sports and Sec Bua contest of 16 communes at the stadium of Phong Phu commune and the cultural house of Luy Ai hamlet, Phong Phu commune (Tan Lac).
(HBO) – Mo Muong is a kind of heritage holding the special cultural essence of the Muong ethnic people. To seek the world heritage title for Mo Muong, it needs to be assessed in comparison with the Muong ethnic culture and similar heritage types in the world so as to highlight its unique values.