A brocade weaving contest for ethnic minority women was held on September 1 at the foot of Langbian mountain in Lac Duong, Lam Dong Central Highlands province. The activity, which was held for the first time by the provincial Women’s Union, aims to honour the craft of women of Ma and Co Ho ethnic minority groups.
The Vietnam Television branch in southern Can Tho province launched a new TV channel in Khmer language (CVTV2) on Wednesday to serve 1.7 million ethnic Khmer people in the Mekong Delta, Ho Chi Minh City and a number of southeastern provinces.
The Government has approved a special programme on cultural identity preservation and development for five ethnic groups living in far-flung areas of the mountainous provinces of Ha Giang, Dien Bien, Lai Chau, Nghe An and Kon Tum. Included in the program are the Pu Peo, Si La, O Du, Ro Mam and B’Rau ethnic groups.