" ..The State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is the unified State of all nationalities living together in the land of Vietnam. The State implements the policy of equality unity and mutual assistance among the nationalities and strictly prohibits all national discrimination and division behaviours. The nationalities have the right to use the spoken and written languanges, preserve the national identity and promote the customs, habits, fine traditions and cultures of their own.

The State implements the policy of all-sided development and step by step improves the material and spiritual life of ethnic minorities..."

(Article 5, Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam)

"...Be they Kinh or Tho, Muong or Man, Gia-rai or Ede, Xo-dang or Ba Na and other ethnic minorities, fellow-countrymen are all sons and daughters of Vietnam blood brothers and sisters. Through thick and thin we share together joy and hardship, and help mutually in any circumstance. The country and the Government are common to all of us. Therefore, our people of all nationalities must unite closely to defend our country and support our Govemment. Rivers may dry up and mountains may eroda but our unity has never diminished .."

Ho Chi Minh
Letter to fhe Congress of Southern Ethnic Minorities
Pleiku April 19,1946

10:38 AM 18/08/2016 Views: 458
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has approved a project worth over VND 54 billion to preserve and promote the culture of ethnic minorities during the 2016-2020 period.

10:37 AM 18/08/2016 Views: 567
The Prime Minister has issued a decision approving a project on new-style rural building in the ethnic minority and border areas in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien.

10:02 AM 15/08/2016 Views: 340
The Australian Embassy along with non-governmental organisations began a project on Women’s Economic Empowerment through Agriculture Value Chain Enhancement (WEAVE) in Hanoi on August 12.

09:39 AM 12/08/2016 Views: 393
Several cultural events are running at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi until August 31 that depict ethnic Khmer people’s lives in southern Vietnam.

04:07 PM 03/08/2016 Views: 358
Party and State leaders met with 86 deputies of the 14th National Assembly, who are from ethnic minority groups, in Hanoi on July 28.

04:07 PM 03/08/2016 Views: 475
The Lai Chau provincial Party Committee has issued a resolution on sustainable poverty reduction until 2020 that strives to reduce the poverty rate by 3-4% annually, bring 1-2 districts off the list of poor districts of the country, and 15% of extremely disadvantaged communes and villages out of the status.

08:34 AM 03/08/2016 Views: 317
The Hanoi city Department of Culture and Sports has proposed 276 heritages to give priority in protection, and six heritages to develop profiles for recognition as national intangible cultural heritage.

08:34 AM 03/08/2016 Views: 408
The kitchen plays an important role for every ethnic family in Vietnam. The cooking place is also a venue where rituals and other customs occur. Whenever a guest arrives, the host makes a fire to show hospitality.


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