(HBO) – Tien Ly Thi Hang, a girl from the Dao ethnic minority group, won a silver medal at the "Business Idea Challenge 2022” held by the Youth Federations of Hoa Binh, Lao Cai and Lai Chau provinces in coordination with AEA Vietnam, with a project to develop brocade products of Sung village.
The project aims to restore, maintain and
promote brocade weaving to increase the income and create stable jobs for local
labourers, and spread the image and cultural identity of the group to domestic
and international visitors.
Ly Thi Hang (C) shares her experience with members of the cooperative
group for brocade production at Sung village, Cao Son commune of Da Bac
Dao Tien women often learn to make embroidery and beeswax drawings when they
are even less than 10 years old. The products are mostly made for family use.
Ly Thi Hang, head of the brocade cooperative group of Sung village, said that
Sung village is the major living place of Dao Tien people. In 2017, the village
was chosen to launch a community-based tourism model. Each year, Sung village
welcomes over 2,000 visitors, 90% of whom are foreigners, she said.
The Sung village’s brocade cooperative group was founded in 2019 with an aim to
revive and boost the growth of a traditional craft village, introducing the
quintessence of brocade of Dao Tien people, and help local residents increase
their incomes from tourism, said Hang.
With an advantage in skilled brocade makers, the village has provided to the
market various products such as handbags, Ipad and laptops bags, cosmetic
wallets, scarves, headbands, floor mats, pillow covers, and tablecloths. The
handmade products manifest the culture and the spirit of solidarity of Dao Tien
Hang said that during the "Business Idea Challenge 2022”, she aimed to mobilise
resources for the revival of the brocade weaving craft of Dao people. She
proposed many ideas to maintain the key values and cultural identity of the
group. She also asked for support for the cooperative group to join training
courses to improve their products’ quality and promote sales through
e-commerce, and popularise the products through community-based tourism
Dinh Thai Son, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union of Da Bac
district, said that Hang’s idea is considered one of the most impressive
start-up initiatives expected to promote the unique cultural values of the Dao
people and improve their living conditions.
He said that in the time to come, the union hopes to seek more such ideas to
boost the growth of the locality./.
(HBO) - In the area of Tan Lac district, the population of Muong ethnic group accounts for 85%, the rest are Kinh and other ethnic groups living together. In recent years, preserving and promoting the traditional cultural identity of the ethnic groups in general and the Muong ethnic group in particular has always been supported by the Party Committee, the government, the Fatherland Front and the socio-political organizations from the district to the grassroots level, contributing to raising the value of Muong Bi cultural identity in today's life.
(HBO) - It not only is the cultural beauty, brocade weaving of Muong, Thai, Dao, Mong ... ethnic people in the province has also created economic value, bringing income to the people. In addition to keeping and improving the skills of the employees, it is necessary to have support in training, improving the quality of models, promoting and introducing products so that they can reach large markets inside and outside the province and it is necessary to look for the strong foothold for brocade weaving.
(HBO) – According to historical records, the Cold Food Festival of China entered Vietnam during the Ly Dynasty (1009 - 1225), but it has been adapted to the traditions, customs, and beliefs of each locality and ethnic group and called Thanh minh Festival. "Thanh minh” is the fifth of the 24 solar terms. "Thanh” means purity while "minh” brightness. On this occasion, people often visit, clean, and repair graves of their clans and give offerings to express gratitude to ancestors.
(HBO) - Every year, in Hang Tram town (Yen Thuy) there is at least 75% of the residential areas being recognized as the cultural residential area. The movement "all people unite to build a cultural life” has been agreed and responded by the officials and the people, becoming a regular job in the residential areas.
(HBO) - On April 14, Hoa Binh College of Economics and Technology, Hoa Binh College of Engineering and Technology cooperated with the Provincial Youth Union to organize Laos Bunpimay Traditional New Year for the international students and students studying at these two schools. There was the attendance of the leaders from the Department of Labor - Invalids and Social Affairs, the Provincial Public Security, Vietnam - Lao Friendship Association and Lao - Thai Friendship Association of Overseas Vietnamese.
(HBO) - Implementing the tourism development cooperation programme in eight expanded Northwestern provinces and Ho Chi Minh City, Hoa Binh province participated in an expanded Northwest Tourism - Culture Week at Ninh Kieu Wharf Park in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho from April 8-11.