(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.

Khai ha festival of Muong people in Hoa Binh – a national intangible cultural heritage of pride and responsibility

(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.

Preserving, promoting value of the Muong ethnic's Khai ha festival

(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.

Cultural value – the soul of Muong Bi ancient land

(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.

The exciting activities before the opening of Khai Ha fesstival of Muong ethnic minority

(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).

Mo Muong on path to world heritage status

(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.

Hoa Binh works to honour value of Muong ethnic group''s "Khai ha" festival

(HBO) – The "Khai ha" Muong Bi Festival is a traditional cultural and religious activity that has been restored and organised regularly in Phong Phu commune in Tan Lac district of Hoa Binh province since 2002.

The people in Mai Chau district have set up Neu tree to welcome Tet

(HBO) - Setting up Neu tree on the occasion of Tet and spring is a traditional cultural feature. In the joyful atmosphere of welcoming the traditional New Year in Mai Chau district, the movement of setting up Neu tree has been actively responded by the people, making the Tet landscape more and more beautiful.

International workshop spotlights Mo Muong’s role, value, similar religious rituals worldwide

(HBO) –An international workshop on Mo Muong – a collection of verses recited at traditional Muong ethnic group’s funerals – and similar religious rituals in the world convened in Hoa Binh on January 5, with the participation of senior officials, scholars, artisans, and representatives of Hanoi, Phu Tho, Son La, Ninh Binh, Dak Lak, and Thanh Hoa.

Enjoying the taste of Hop Thinh Gai cakes

(HBO) - After the merger, Hop Thinh Commune (Hoa Binh City) has a new name, Thinh Minh, however, the name Hop Thinh Gai cake has familiar and it has become a "brand” that is difficult to replace.

Ethnic students’ history research helps preserve cultural identities

(HBO) – With their love for the homeland and pride in the nation's traditional values, since early 2022, two Muong ethnic students - Sam Bich Ngoc and Tran Hai Ha who are studying in the ethnic boarding high school of Hoa Binh province, have implemented a study on a fishing festival of the Muong people in the province.

Promoting Muong gong cultural heritage values

(HBO) – Local communities in Hoa Binh have worked together to preserve and promote the values of Muong gong, a national intangible cultural heritage, which is a unique art with close relations with the cultural and spiritual life of people in the Muong area.

The Art Program welcoming the New Year, 2023

(HBO) - In the evening of December 31, at the outdoor stage of the City’s Cultural Center, the People's Committee of Hoa Binh City organized the art program "Welcoming the New Year, 2023”. There was the attendance of the leaders from the City Party Committee, the People's Committee and other appropriate authorities and departments, unions and a large number of people in Hoa Binh city.

Gau Tao Festival of Mong ethnic people in Mai Chau district in 2023

(HBO) - On December 31, at the stadium of Pa Co commune, the People's Committee of Pa Co commune, Hang Kia (Mai Chau) held the opening ceremony of Gau Tao Festival of the Mong ethnic people to celebrate the Party and the Lunar New Year in 2023.

Inter-generational Self-Help Club proves effective in Luong Son

(HBO) – As usual, members of the Inter-generational Self-Help Club of Mong sub-area of Luong Son township of Luong Son district gather for a monthly meeting on every 24th day of the month. For local residents, the club has become a common house for them and a place where they can find support, said Nguyen Thi Nhung, one of the members of the club.

Carrying out the plan to build the symbol of the antelope to celebrate the Lunar New Year, 2023

(HBO) - On December 26, the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism held a meeting to implement the plan of the Provincial People's Committee on building the symbol of the antelope to celebrate the Lunar New Year, 2023.

Yen Thuy district preserves cultural heritage of the Muong ethnic group

(HBO) – Yen Thuy district in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh is home to 61,000 people, belonging to seven different ethnic groups. The Muong ethnic group accounts for 69.22 percent, while the Kinh group accounts for 30 percent. Each group has its own unique cultural identity, creating a diverse and rich culture.

Cao Phong district preserves cultural identity of Muong ethnic group

(HBO) – There are three main ethnic groups in Cao Phong district, of the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh. These include the Muong, Kinh and Dao, who all live together in relative harmony. The Muong ethnic group is the largest at 72 percent of the total population. Along with socio-economic development, the Party Committee and local government pay attention to preserving and promoting the traditional cultural values of the ethnic groups, especially that of the the Muong ethnic people.

Preserving the vivid ethnic garments of the Mong ethnic group

(HBO) - The Mong ethnic people of the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh live mainly in two communes, Hang Kia and Pa Co in Mai Chau district.

Announcing the preliminary results of the archaeological excavations of the stone roof relics of Vanh village and the cave in Trai village

(HBO) - On December 20, the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism held a conference to announce the preliminary results of archaeological excavations of the two national-level relics, the stone roof of Vanh village in Yen Phu commune and the cave in Trai village in Tan Lap commune (Lac Son). There was attendance of the leaders from the Institute of Archeology, the Center of Prehistory of Southeast Asia, the People's Committee of Lac Son district and the People's Committee of Tan Lap and Yen Phu communes.

‘De’ rice festival a typical cultural identity of Muong Ram ethnic people

(HBO) — Every year, on the 26th day of lunar October, people in Muong Ram village, Lac Thinh commune, Yen Thuy district, organise a traditional ‘De” rice (fermented rice) festival.

New discoveries about Hoa Binh Civilisation

(HBO) – Through many excavations of caves and dweling places of prehistoric humans in Hoa Binh province, Dr. Nguyen Viet, Director of the Centre for Prehistoric Southeast Asian Studies, has made many discoveries of the Hoa Binh Civilisation, proving that it was much older and diverse than what have been known so far.

Preparations sped up for Khai ha Muong Bi Festival 2023

(HBO) – The Hoa Binh provincial People’s Committee has convened a meeting to discuss the preparations for the Khai ha Muong Bi Festival 2023. Vice Chairman of the administration Nguyen Van Toan, who is also head of the festival organising committee, chaired the session.

A glance at Hoa Binh Civilisation: The ones who reveal mysteries

(HBO) – The Hoa Binh Civilisation is a renowned prehistoric one in Vietnam and Southeast Asia. Its relic sites have been discovered and studied in many periods in history by different teams and individuals.

Province works to promote value of Hoa Binh Civilisation

(HBO) - Hoa Binh province has been seen as a cradle of human development. The traces of the Hoa Binh Civilisation found in the province have helped domestic and foreign archaeologists, scientists and anthropologists learn more about the early days of modern humans.