Mac khen, an indispensable spice of ethnic groups in the northwestern region
In Muong language, the name of mac khen is rather self-explanatory, describing the pungent, peppery smell of the spice. However, its fragrance compound is far more complex than pepper with an additional crisp, dry woodiness woven into green citruses. This makes mac khen a truly versatile spice that can elevate any dish, said Nga. 
Traditional musical instruments of ethnic groups on display in Can Tho
An exhibition displaying an array of traditional musical instruments from various ethnic groups in Vietnam officially opened in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on April 7.
Cultural festival showcases ethnic groups
A series of festivals organised by different ethnic minority groups from the country’s northwestern region are taking place at the Vietnam National Villages for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi.…
Preserving cultural identity to boost Kon Tum province’s tourism
The Central Highlands province of Kon Tum is home to 28 ethnic groups, including the ethnic minority tribes of Xo Dang, Ba Na, Gia Rai, Gie Trieng, Hre, Brau and Ro Mam. The diversity in ethnic groups brings about assorted and rich cultural identity to the province, which create favourable condition to boost tourism.
Museum honours Vietnamese women’s role
The Vietnamese Women’s Museum is one of the top destinations in Ha Noi. It gives visitors an insight into the Vietnamese culture through the beauty of Vietnamese women.
14 localities to join traditional Then singing festival
The sixth edition of the National Festival of Traditional Then singing will take place on May 12-14 in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang, with the participation of artists from 14 provinces and cities nationwide.  
Month-long programme celebrating National Day to be held at culture village
A programme celebrating National Day (September 2) will be held at the Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Ha Noi throughout September.
Festival promotes northwest culture
The cultural identity of the northwestern region has come into sharp focus at the 12th Culture, Sports and Tourism Festival for ethnic groups in the region.
Cultural Heritage Tourism Week of ethnic groups in Ha Giang Province 2013
(TITC) - From 19th to 23rd November 2013, People's Committee of Ha Giang Province will organize Cultural Heritage Tourism Week of ethnic groups in Ha Giang Province 2013 in districts of Quang Binh, Quan Ba, Yen Minh, Meo Vac and Dong Van. The event aims to honor the values of Ha Giang's intangible cultural heritage forms recognized as national intangible cultural heritage forms and contribute…