Great National Unity–Vietnamese Cultural Heritage Week

Tuesday - 28/05/2019 09:33
The Great National Unity – Vietnamese Cultural Heritage Week will be held at the Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Ha Noi from November 18-23.

The programe is as part of activities to mark the 86th anniversary of the Traditional Day of Viet Nam Fatherland Front Committee (November 18).

The week is organised to celebrate Viet Nam Cultural Heritage Day (November 23). The programme aims to strengthen the unity between all 54 Vietnamese ethnic groups and honour their divers?e cultures.

The week will introduce and honour tangible and intangible cultural heritages of Viet Nam’s ethnic groups, thus enhancing the strength of the great national unity bloc.

Attending the event will be 120 village patriarchs and artisans from ethnic groups in localities across the nation, including Tay from Thai Nguyen, Xo Dang from Kon Tum, Gia Rai from Gia Lai and Ba Na from Phu Yen.

The opening ceremony will be held on November 18, with cultural exchanges and performances featuring the traditions of each ethnic group and honouring national solidarity.

The same day, the organizers will present awards to the winners of a photo contest featuring the village – the common house of 54 ethnic groups.

The week will also include a photo exhibition to showcase 150 photos selected from the contest.

Among the highlights of the event is the demonstration of traditional crafts of Tay, Thai, Muong, Dao, Kho Mu, Ba Na, E De, Khmer ethnic groups, such as traditional handicraft making, brocading, musical instrument and tool making, as well as their folk games and songs.

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