Vietnam fetes colorful ethnic diversity and harmony

16:18 | 27/05/2019 Entertainment

(VEN) - The annual weeklong celebration of Vietnam’s rich cultural and ethnic diversity was held in April at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi.  

Themed “Colorful Harmony”, the event included performances and displays of the customs, arts and lifestyle of the country’s 54 recognized ethnic groups.

Some 270 performers took part in the various activities including representatives of the H’mong, Thai, Tay, E De, X’tieng, Muong, Dao, Ta Oi, Co Tu, Xe Dang, Bahnar, Raglai and Khmer ethnic groups. Also on hand were artists from the Vietnam National Academy of Music.

The annual event reflects a determined effort to preserve and promote ethnic cultures in the northern and central regions of Vietnam.

vietnam fetes colorful ethnic diversity and harmony
H’mong pan-pipe performance
vietnam fetes colorful ethnic diversity and harmony
Muong gong performance
vietnam fetes colorful ethnic diversity and harmony
Xe Dang traditional musical instruments
vietnam fetes colorful ethnic diversity and harmony
The X’tieng new rice crop festival
vietnam fetes colorful ethnic diversity and harmony
A gong festival
vietnam fetes colorful ethnic diversity and harmony
Co Tu traditional music performance
vietnam fetes colorful ethnic diversity and harmony
A Buddha statue cleaning festival of the Khmer people
vietnam fetes colorful ethnic diversity and harmony
A health ring giving festival of the E De people
vietnam fetes colorful ethnic diversity and harmony
A circle dance of the Thai people

Pham Tiep