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Vietnam festivals: Nine folk festivals restored

26/02/07 (GMT+7)

The Ministry of Culture and Information has allowed nine localities to restore typical traditional festivals and asked them to organise these festivals in the early days of the Year of the Pig so that the locals can enjoy the full significance of Vietnam Tet.

Vietnam festivals -  Nine folk festivals restored

The nine festivals restored this time include:

- A festival to worship river watering place of the E De ethnic minorities in Ju Village, Ea Tu commune, Buon Ma Thuot city, Da Lak province;

- A festival to open Muong Bi summer in Phong Phu commune, Tan Lac district, Hoa Binh province;

- “Crop planting” festival of Cao Lan ethnic minority group in Quang Yen commune, Lap Thach district, Vinh Phuc province;

- Hang Pan Pang – Na Uy traditional festival of Thai ethnic people in Chau Cuong commune, Quy Hop district, Nghe An province;

- New rice celebrating festival of Chu Ru ethnic minority group, Klong Bong village, Ta Nang commune, Duc Trong district, Lam Dong province;

- Tong Lenh festival of Tay ethnic minority group, Truong Giang commune, Luc Nam district, Bac Giang province;

- Drum Beating festival of the Ma Coong ethnic minority group in Thuong Trach commune, Bo Trach district, Quang Binh province;

- A festival of Tho ethnic minority group in Yen Le commune, Nhu Xuan district, Thanh Hoa province;

- And a new rice celebrating festival of Co Tu ethnic minority group in Ta Vang village, A Tieng commune, Tay Giang district, Quang Nam province.

(Source: ND)

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