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Hà Giang's spiritual ceremonies get national recognition

The cultural and spiritual life of ethnic minorities in the northernmost mountain province of Hà Giang's Hoàng Su Phì District has risen to new heights since two traditional ceremonies were included in the list of national intangible cultural heritage.

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Farming brings young couple the good life

Because of their passion for organic vegetables, Nguyễn Thị Duyên and her husband, Nguyễn Đức Chinh, decided to quit their jobs at the Việt Nam Academy of Agricultural Sciences to devote themselves to their organic vegetable farm.

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Young woodcarver puts modern twist on traditional craft

Quảng Nam Province in central Việt Nam is a magnet for tourists with its ancient yellow wooden houses on the banks of the Thu Bồn River in Hội An City. Yet, very few know it is home to skillfully carved miniatures of Japanese and Hollywood animation characters.

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Hanging by a thread

Using embroidery thread, round wooden board, nails and algorithms, Lê Văn Mạnh can produce a person's portrait in seven hours.

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S’Tiêng women weave brighter future

Even though industrial fabric is increasingly popular among S'Tiêng ethnic minority in the southern province of Bình Phước, local women and authorities have been making great efforts to preserve their traditional craft – handloom weaving.

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