A series of activities with the theme “Great Unity – National Root” will take place from November 1 to 31 at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Son Tay town, Hanoi, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
The activities aim at attracting visitors to the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism.
These activities attract the participation of more than 100 people from 16 ethnic minority groups in 12 provinces including Thai Nguyen, Hanoi, Ha Giang, Son La, Hoa Binh, Nghe An, Thua Thien-Hue, Gia Lai, Kon Tum, Ninh Thuan, Dak Lak, Soc Trang.
The highlight in November is a thematic week titled “Great National Unity – Vietnam’s Cultural Heritage” which will take place from November 16 to 23 to honor 90 exemplary persons in unity campaigns jointly launched by the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Within the thematic month’s activities, a series of other events will be held, including a photo exhibition titled “90 years of a glorious journey of the Vietnam Fatherland Front” and “Color of cultural heritage;” a tree planting ceremony held for Party and State leaders; a show of Southern amateur music, an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Vietnam and an introduction of folk cuisine of the South.
There will be also a seminar on “Promoting the role of exemplary people in the building of great unity block and preservation of national cultural values”; cultural exchange activities to promote traditional culture, tourism and craft products of some provinces and cities, among others.
The art program “Legend of the flower of stone” by students from the Viet Bac College of Culture and Arts and artists from some ethnic minorities will take place with songs praising the ethnic tradition, the country and the brotherhood in the community of 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam.
Besides, there are folk dance performances and folk games associated of ethnic minorities, as well as traditional handicrafts elaboration session for tourists to experience.
On this occasion, a photo collection “Pink plateau” about Ha Giang rocky plateau and its buckwheat flower will be held.