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Mountain market comes to tourism village

Update: December, 28/2018 - 07:00
At a mountain market run at the Culture-Tourism Village of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups between December 29 and January 1, people will experience cultural features of ethnic groups of Mông, Lào, Kháng, Thái, Tày, Dao, and Khơ Mú. - Photo dulichvietnam.com.vn
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HÀ NỘI — A traditional market of the Mông ethnic group from the northern province of Điện Biên will be held at the Culture-Tourism Village of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups between Saturday and New Year’s Day.

Forging will be performed at the market, with the metal, handmade products also up for sale.

The Lao ethnic group from Điện Biên Province will perform weaving embroidery cloth at the site, an intangible heritage of the group.

At the market, people will experience cultural features of the ethnic groups of Mông, Lào, Kháng, Thái, Tày, Dao and Khơ Mú.

On December 30, an event titled Year-End Gathering Meal will showcase cuisine of ethnic groups residing in the northern mountainous area of Việt Nam. Also, the Kháng ethnic group in Sơn La Province will replicate their Wine Festival to wish for favourable weather and good health.

Folk art will also be performed at the site together with folk games.

Various activities featuring the cultures and customs of 13 ethnic groups residing at the village will take place at the site as well.

The village is located in Đồng Mô, Sơn Tây District, some 45km west of Hà Nội’s centre.

Those interested can take bus No 107 from Bus Station in Kim Mã Street in Hà Nội to the village. The bus runs from 5am to 8.50pm, at VNĐ9,000 (US$0.4) per ticket. There is a bus departing from the station every 15-20 minutes. — VNS

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