(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.
Mr. Ban Van Thanh (far left) in Vay Nua
commune (Da Bac district) teaching the Dao ethnic group script to villagers.
Recently, a community classroom in Sung hamlet
in Cao Son commune has been upgraded thanks to donation and support from
volunteer groups, contributing to ensuring infrastructure conditions for
classes of Dao script.
Mrs. Ban Thi Lan, the owner of a community
tourism business establishment in Sung hamlet, said in recent years, local
residents have been aware of the importance of their ethnic script besides
their spoken language.
There are more and more people, both middle-aged
and young, have joined Dao writing classes in the locality, she said.
With his enthusiasm, Mr. Ly Van Minh - the
village's teacher, organises 2-3 classes per month for 10-15 people.
These classes have helped locals understand more
about traditional customs, contributing to preserving the nation's script.
Over 80 years old, yet Mr. Ban Van Than is still
passionate about teaching the script of the Dao ethnic group in Vay Nua
commune. He said that the writing contains cultural and moral values,
helping promote community cohesion and spiritual connection.
Than started the first class of Dao script for
130 students in 2009. The opening of new classes are maintained. He opened
three Dao language classes with two lessons per month.
Meanwhile, Sa Van Man in Muong Chieng commune
and Luong Duc Chom in Trung Thanh commune are teachers of the script of the Tay
Thanks to the teachers’ efforts, more and more
Tay language classes have been opened in the locality, attracting crowds of
local learners of all ages./.
(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.