(HBO) – Last year, the Party Committee, administration and people of Lac Son district in Hoa Binh province were honoured with a third-class Labour Order by President Nguyen Xuan Phuc in recognition for their efforts in the implementation of "All people unite to build the cultural life” movement in the 2000- 2020 period.

The man who tasks himself with preserving Muong culture

(HBO) – Bui Thanh Binh, Director of the Muong Cultural Heritage Museum in Thai Binh ward of Hoa Binh city (Hoa Binh province), has been spending decades helping preserve the Muong ethnic group’s culture.

Preserving Muong Bi cultural identity

(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.

Outstanding relic sites of Hoa Binh Civilisation

(HBO) – Hoa Binh province is currently home to more than 120 relic sites of the Hoa Binh Civilisation. There haven’t been any relic sites of this civilisation’s early period (about over 30,000 - 20,000 years ago) found in the province. While some sites date back to the middle period (over 20,000 - over 10,000 years ago), the majority belong to the late period of the civilisation (over 10,000 - 7,000 years ago).

Phu Nghia commune strives to meet people''s need for practising beliefs

(HBO) – Phu Nghia commune in Lac Thuy district has 15 residential areas with 2,464 households. It is home to seven ethnic groups. There are two national relic sites in the commune: the banknote printing factory and the complex of Tien Pagoda caves, which attract millions of visitors each years. The locality boasts 13 active belief establishments.

Hoa Binh artisans keep Muong lullabies resound

(HBO) – With their strong enthusiasm and passion, Hoa Binh folk singers have worked hard to preserve and promote the value of folk melodies and popularise it in the contemporary life with a hope that the national cultural tradition will live forever.

Population distribution, life of humans of Hoa Binh Civilisation

(HBO) – The Hoa Binh Civilisation, dating back to the Stone Age, was discovered by French archaeologist Madeleine Colani and named after the cave relics found in the karst areas of Hoa Binh province. In Vietnam, its traces have been unearthed mostly in Hoa Binh and Thanh Hoa provinces (over 80% of the total relics), while the rest scatter in the provinces of Thai Nguyen, Lai Chau, Son La, Ninh Binh, Ha Nam, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Ninh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, and some others. Not only in Vietnam, this civilisation also existed across the mainland Southeast Asia, from southern China to Sumatra Island of Indonesia, Myanmar, and the Philippines.

The value of literal language of Mo Muong

(HBO) - One of the great literary values of Mo Muong is the value of language. Language is one of the most basic problems of Mo Muong. Just as bricks that are the building blocks of magnificent and monumental architectural works, language is the material constituting literary works in general, including Mo Muong in particular.

Linking culture with developing tourism

(HBO) - In the evening of July 31st, the art program "Hoa Binh - Sound of Muong Land”, receiving the national certificate for the intangible culture, Bamboo Calendar (Doi/Roi Calendar) and Khai Ha festival of Muong ethnic people in Hoa Binh province and Carnival festival in 2022 have officially closed in a brilliant fireworks display. The program marks a strong return to the province’s socio-economic activities after the effect of Covid-19 epidemics, opening the opportunities for tourism development based on the unique indigenous cultural values.

Hoa Binh city hosts provincial popularisation competition

(HBO) – Hoa Binh City hosted a popularisation competition from July 30 – 31, bringing together nearly 500 performers and presenters from 19 commune- and ward-level teams.

Preliminarily previewing the art program “Hoa Binh - Sound of Muong Land” and Carnival in 2022

(HBO) - In the evening of July 29th, the Organizing Committee of the art program "Hoa Binh - Sound of Muong Land” and Carnival in 2022 held a preliminary review of the art program. It was by Mr. Nguyen Van Toan, the Vice President of the Standing Provincial People's Committee, the Head of the Organizing Committee of the art program "Hoa Binh - Sound of Muong Land and Carnival in 2022, the people from the Standing Committee of the Provincial Party Committee, the leaders from the People's Council, the Provincial People's Committee, the people from the Organizing Committee and subcommittees assisting the Organizing Committee of the art program "Hoa Binh - Sound of Muong Land” and Carnival in 2022, the leaders from Sun Group joint Stock Company.

The script details of the Art program, “Hoa Binh - the sound of Muong Land”

(HBO) - The Art program, “Hoa Binh - the sound of Muong Land”, includes 3 parts:

Luong Son district improves quality of grassroots musical troupes

(HBO) – In the recent past, the amateur musical movement in Luong Son district of Hoa Binh province has developed strongly. Amateur musical clubs and troupes have been set up in villages and residential areas with the participation of a large number of people of all ages, thus helping enrich the community’s spiritual life and preserve traditional cultural values.

Mai Chau district preserves, promotes cultural identity of Thai ethnic group

(HBO) - Mai Chau mountainous district is known as a concentrated residential area of the Thai ethnic group. Although in the modern life, it is rare to see images of people wearing traditional clothes every day, Thai culture is still permeated through words, voices, customs or the image of stilt houses, festival activities, and folk songs and dances.

The unique art program “Hoa Binh – the sound of Muong” and Carnival in 2022

(HBO) - According to Plan No. 127 / KH-UBND, dated on July 18, 2022 of the Provincial People's Committee, on July 31, our province hold the art program "Hoa Binh - the sound of Muong” and Carnival in 2022. It is a special art program combining the characteristics of the province's traditional culture with the modern, dramatic, artistic and engaging features.

Unifying the art program “Hoa Binh - A place of cultural convergence” and Carnaval in 2022

(HBO) - On July 15, the Provincial People's Committee held a meeting to agree on a number of contents relating to the preparation of facilities and the content of the art program "Hoa Binh - A place of cultural convergence” and Carnaval in 2022. Mr. Nguyen Van Toan, the Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee chaired the event. The leaders representing the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Department of Transport, the Provincial Radio and Television Station, Hoa Binh Electricity Company, and the Representative office of Sun Group from Capital Region in Hoa Binh attended the meeting.

The women in Mai Chau district have been contributing to conserving and preserving the national cultural identity

(HBO) - The women in Mai Chau have been promoting the role in conserving and preserving the national cultural identity, contributing to diversify forms of gathering and attracting members. Thereby, improving the quality of the union’s staff is one of the practical and effective solutions that Mai Chau District’s Women's Union has paid attention to in recent years.

Xuan Thuy locals join hands to build cultural life

(HBO) - After the merger of the three communes of Thuong Bi, Trung Bi and Son Thuy, Xuan Thuy commune in Kim Boi district soon stabilised the situation in all aspects. Locals have joined hands in developing the economy and building the cultural life in residential areas. The local patriotic emulation movement has been increasingly promoted as well.

Efforts made to conserve, promote values of Hoa Binh Civilisation

(HBO) – With 72 caves and archaeological relic sites, Hoa Binh province has been identified as one of the cradles of the "Hoa Binh Civilisation” by archaeologists, scientists, and anthropologists. Over the past years, local authorities have paid great attention to the conservation and promotion of this civilisation’s values.

Visiting the Stone Roof of Vanh village

(HBO) - In the early days of May, we had the opportunity to visit the Stone Roof of Vanh village - a national archaeological relic located in Yen Phu commune (Lac Son). The Stone Roof of Vanh village is located at the foot of the range of the white stone mountain in Khu Vanh hamlet, next to the junior high school, not far from the center of the People's Committee of Yen Phu Commune, among four quiet mountains and forests.

Luong Son district promotes grassroots culture institutions

(HBO) – The grassroots culture institution system has been upgraded in Luong Son district, which has reached the target of new-style rural area building, contributing to improving people’s cultural and spiritual life.

Mo Muong seeks UNESCO''''s recognition

(HBO) – The People’s Committee of Hoa Binh province has organised a conference on coordination in building a dossier for Mo Muong to be included in the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding.

Hoa Binh celebrates Buddha’s 2,566th birthday

(HBO) - The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha and Hoa Binh Chapter held a ritual on May 10 to commemorate the 2,556th birthday of Lord Buddha at Phat Quang Pagoda in Hoa Binh City. Standing Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the Provincial People’s Council Bui Duc Hinh was in attendance.