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Flower festival will showcase Mông culture

  White pearl flowers in full blossom in Lào Cai Province. The first White Pearl Flower Festival will run from March 5-15. Photo courtesy of Culture, sport and communication centre of Bắc Hà District, Lao Cai LÀO CAI — The White Pearl Flower Festival is being held for the first time in …

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The cầu mùa ritual prays for bumper crops

Early spring is the time when Ê Đê people in Việt Nam’s Central Highlands region enjoy the festive time with the cầu mùa (Praying for fertile crops) ritual. This is one of the important rituals of the Ê Đê people, which takes place when a new crop planting season begins. …

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Nùng U ethnic minorities maintain traditional incense making

  Hand-made incense sticks drying under the sun. — VNA/VnExpress News Photo Nguyễn Chiến HÀ GIANG — Although affected by the market economy, the traditional incense making village of Nùng U ethnic minorities in the northern mountainous province of Hà Giang still survives. In Hạ Lập Hamlet, Bằng Lang Commune …

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