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Saturday, July 4, 2020
Tags: the Nung
Birthdays of Nung Phan Slinh old people Birthdays of Nung Phan Slinh old people
The Nung Phan Slinh is one of three main subgroups of the Nung, an ethnic minority group of the Tay-Thai language living mostly in the northern mountainous provinces of Lang Son, Bac Giang and Cao Bang. The group’s customs of celebrating birthdays for elderly people not only show their filial piety but also reflect their spiritual life and more or less reveal information about their history and culture.
Lang Son province: the cross-border trade hub of the North Lang Son province: the cross-border trade hub of the North
Lang Son province is the first point in the Vietnamese territory of the Nanning (China)-Lang Son-Hanoi-Hai Phong and the Nanning (China)-Lang Son-Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh City-Moc Bai economic corridors. It is also a gateway connecting Vietnam and other ASEAN countries with China’s Guangxi market and southern China in the China-ASEAN Free Trade Area through two international border gates, Chi Ma national border gate and nine auxiliary border gates.
Then singing in the Tays and Nungs life Then singing in the Tay’s and Nung’s life
Then - a type of performance combining literature, music and dance - is not only a genre of folk art but also a cultural and belief activity of the Tay and Nung. Its songs and dances reflect the groups’ daily life ranging from happiness and sadness to ambitions and wishes for a happy and peaceful life.
Lao Cai province: a frontier agriculture attraction for foreign investment Lao Cai province: a frontier agriculture attraction for foreign investment
Listed among the top 10 most beautiful places in the world by theRichest, the world’s leading entertainment and lifestyle website, Lao Cai is famous for festivals all year round.
Cao Bang: a fairy land for tourists Cao Bang: a fairy land for tourists
With beautiful mountain landscapes, sparkling terraced rice fields and ethnic villages, Cao Bang has been named among top five unique treks in Southeast Asia by Singapore’s Skyscanner website. The province is well-known for the UNESCO-recognized Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark with a number of famous cultural and historical relics, including the Ban Gioc waterfalls - one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the country, the special national historical site of Pac Bo cave where late President Ho Chi Minh used to live and work during the resistance war against the French colonialists, Lenin stream, Thang Hen lake, Ky Rang cave and Phja Oac-Phja Den national park.
Seventh lunar month festival reflects cultural traits of ethnic groups Seventh lunar month festival reflects cultural traits of ethnic groups
Slip sli, a three-day festival held in the seventh lunar month, is the annual second biggest festive event of the Thai, Tay and Nung ethnic groups living in the northern mountainous provinces of Cao Bang, Lang Son, Lai Chau and Dien Bien.
Major policies effective in January Major policies effective in January
These include the Law on Belief and Religion, social insurance policies, the Law on Foreign Trade Management, the Tourism Law and provisions on the penal liability of commercial legal persons.
Lion dance of the Nung Lion dance of the Nung
Whenever spring comes, all Nung ethnic people feel excited in the boisterous atmosphere of lion dance. The lion dance of the Nung, which is believed to originate from Chinese lion dance in which performers mimic a lion’s movements in a lion costume, reflects the courage and nature-conquering process of the group. It also expresses their wish for bumper crops, prosperity and happiness in the new year.
God of Land worship a farming ritual of the Nung God of Land worship, a farming ritual of the Nung
Veneration of pay tho (God of Land) is very important for the Nung, the 7th largest ethnic group in Vietnam with a population of over one million.
Mourning rituals of the Nung Din Mourning rituals of the Nung Din
The Nung Din, a small ethnic group living in Vang Leng village, Tung Chung Pho commune, Muong Khuong district, Lao Cai province, attach great importance to giving a proper funeral and burial to their deceased parents as it is considered the last deed children can do to show gratitude to their parents before they are separated forever.

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