If Tan Lac is considered the core of the cradle of Muong culture in Hoa Binh, Phong Phu commune is the cultural centre of Muong culture in Tan Lac district. Luy Ai hamlet in Phong Phu commune is where customs and traditions of Muong Bi are preserved. Luy Ai hamlet was chosen to build a space to preserve Muong ethnic culture. The district is seeking support from the province and coordinating with relevant agencies to devise a plan on preservation of Muong cultural spaces associated with developing tourism products and improving the lives of local residents.

Outstanding young artisan promotes national cultural heritage values

Nguyen Manh Tuan, a Muong ethnic man in Ba Hang Doi town, Lac Thuy district, is known as a young, dedicated, and outstanding artisan who has made significant contributions in collecting, restoring, and preserving national cultural values.

Gov’t agrees to submit Mo Muong heritage dossier to UNESCO

The Government Office with Document No. 2082/VPCP-KGVX, dated March 29, 2024, sent out the opinion of Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha regarding the submission of the "Mo Muong" and "Cheo art" dossiers to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

The mobile propaganda contest “Returning to Dien Bien”

In the evening of March 28th, in Hoa Binh, the Department of Grassroots Culture (Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism) coordinated with the provincial Departments of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the city to organize a mobile propaganda contest to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Dien Bien Phu Victory (May 7th, 1954 - May 7th, 2024) with the theme "Returning to Dien Bien”. There ứa the attendance of Mr. Nguyen Van Toan, the Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee; the representatives of the leaders from a number of departments, branches and numerous veterans and Hoa Binh people.

Kim Boi district boosts cultural lifestyle building movement

In responding to the movement of "All people stay united to build cultural lifestyle”, over the years, Kim Boi district has conducted many practical and effective activities to promote solidarity and mutual support among the local community in sustainable poverty reduction and building cultural lifestyle and a healthy cultural environment, and maintaining national cultural identity.

119 officials, civil servants and public employees were trained the language of Muong people

Hoa Binh Pedagogical College has just held the closing ceremony of the training class and issued the certificate of the language of Muong ethnic people to the oficials, civil servants and public employees of courses I and II in 2023.

Hoa Binh works to preserve values of world-famous civilisation

Hoa Binh is an ancient land home to limestone mountains running along the southeast direction and in parallel with Truong Son Mountain Range in the West, forming many basins and valleys with a rich diversity of fauna and flora. Humans came to reside here in the pre-historic period, creating the world-famous Hoa Binh Civilisation.

Dance festival – traditional ritual of Dao ethnic minority people

The Dao ethnic minority group in Hoa Binh province has preserved many unique cultural identities, especially rituals and belief. In particular, Nhay (dance) festival is the most important ritual with a long history, vividly reflecting the religious life of the local Dao people.

Luong Son’s Sau Thuong communal house recognised as provincial-level historical relic site

The People's Committee of Luong Son district has held a ceremony to receive a certificate recognising Sau Thuong communal house in Thanh Cao commune as a provincial-level historical relic site.

Lac Son district’s efforts to preserve, promote values of Muong culture, Hoa Binh Civilisation examined

A delegation led by Vice Chairman of the Hoa Binh provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Toan on March 13 examined the implementation of a plan on preserving and bringing into play the values of the Muong ethnic culture and the Hoa Binh Civilisation for the 2023 - 2030 period in Lac Son district.

The traditional festival of Thuong Bong Lai Temple

From March 10th – 11th, the People's Committee of Cao Phong town (Cao Phong) coordinated with the Relics Management Board to organize the traditional festival of Thuong Bong Lai Temple in 2024.

Unique Tien Pagoda festival in Lac Thuy

As spring comes, people in Phu Nghia commune in particular and Lac Thuy district in general flock to Tien Pagoda festival to enjoy festive activities during the annual event.

The Special Khai Ha fesstival of Muong ethnic minority in Hoa Binh province

Khai Ha festival is a long-standing traditional folk festival with the largest scale of Muong people in Hoa Binh province. In 2022, Khai Ha fesstival the Muong minority in Hoa Binh province was recognized as a national intangible cultural heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. In 2023 and 2024, the festival was held on the provincial scale, getting together 4 major Muong regions (Bi, Vang, Thang, Dong) to participate, and it has been an opportunity for the quintessence of Muong ethnic culture to converge and shine.

Excellent artisan spreads love for national cultural heritage values

With a great passion for national art, outstanding artisan Nguyen Manh Tuan in Voi area, Ba Hang Doi town in Lac Thuy district, has developed and promoted a Muong ethnic cultural space with over 2,000 artifacts which are familiar in the daily life in the Muong ethnic people.

Tan Lac district preserves Muong ethnic group’s cultural identities

Along with the process of integration and development, traditional cultural identities of the Muong ethnic community in general, and Muong ethnic people in Tan Lac district in particular, are at risk of falling into oblivion. Therefore, many clubs have been established in the locality to preserve and promote the beauty of the ethnic group’s cultural identities.

Swing festival – unique cultural tradition of Muong people in Lac Son

Held every three years, the swing festival in Muong Voi, Vu Ban town in Lac Son district is "one-of-a-kind". From the 5th to the 7th day of the first lunar month in the Year of the Dragon, thousands of residents and tourists flocked to the locality to experience the unique cultural festival.

Muong Vang preserves, promotes cultural values of festivals

Many festivals take place in the first lunar month of the year in Lac Son district, attracting a large number of both home and foreign visitors to come and experience the locality’s unique cultural values.

Co Lao Temple gets historical relic status

The People's Committee of Lac Thuy district on February 29 held a ceremony to receive a certificate recognising Co Lao Temple as a provincial historical relic. Within the framework of the ceremony, leaders of the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Lac Thuy district, delegates, and locals offered incense at Co Lao temple.

Xen Muong festival impression

The Xen Muong festival was held on a district-wide scale this year. It was even more special because the event of receiving the certificate of National Intangible Cultural Heritage for the social practice and belief of Keng Loong took place within the festival space.

Launching the model "Preserving and promoting Muong ethnic cultural values" in Dan Chu ward

The launching ceremony of the model "Preserving and promoting the cultural values of the Muong ethnic group" and the Cultural and Sports Festival of ethnic groups in Dan Chu ward, Hoa Binh city, Hoa Binh province took place on March 2024.

The “Country harmony” – The XXII Vietnam Poetry Day

n February 21, at Ngo Quyen High School (Hoa Binh City), the Provincial Literature and Arts Association collaborated with Ngo Quyen High School to organize the XXII Vietnam Poetry Day in 2024 with the theme the "Country Harmony”.

The Khai Ha Festival of Muong ethnic group in Hoa Binh province

The Khai Ha Festival of Muong ethnic group in Hoa Binh province was held on a provincial scale from February 16 - 18 in Phong Phu commune, Tan Lac district.

Movement proves fruitful in promoting people’s engagement in building civilised lifestyle

Over the past years, the "All people stay united to build a civilised lifestyle” movement has spread across Hoa Binh province, been connected with other movements and campaigns, and received strong support from people of all social strata, thereby helping improve the spiritual life of local residents.