Tue. Apr 16th, 2024

A northern mountainous market will be reproduced with the direct
participation of ethnic groups during the 2013 Vietnam Ethnic Groups
Cultural Day from April 19 to 21, said the Ministry of Culture, Sports
and Tourism on April 4.

The market is part of the
cultural day activities, which will be organised at the Vietnamese
Ethnic Groups Culture and Tourism Village in Dong Mo tourism
area of Son Tay town, Hanoi .

Other activities
include a workshop on ethnic youths and traditional values of Vietnamese
families; a special art programme; cultural exchanges, folk games and
specific festivals of ethnic groups.

During the
cultural day, each ethnic group will present their distinctive cuisine,
cultural features and traditional products.

The event
will be attended by village elders and ethnic artisans from Ha Giang,
Son La, Lang Son, Bac Giang, Hoa Binh and Bac Kan provinces;
representatives of youths and students from all 54 ethnic groups; and
central and local art troupes.

According to Ho Anh
Tuan, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism cum head of the
tourism village’s managing board, the event aims to raise awareness of
ethnic youths to preserve and uphold the nation’s traditional cultural
values, consolidate solidarity among Vietnamese ethnic groups and
popularise images of the country and people.-VNA

By vivian