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Bac Giang culture & people
Tho Ha ancient village stretches on the banks of the poetic Cau River at Van Ha commune (Viet Yen district), where is surrounded with beautiful landscapes having features of the ancient time with banyan-tree, river, temple ground and old houses closed together in little allies.
December 4 – The Steering Committee for mass movement of solidarity to build cultural life held the first festival of typical cultural villages.
From November 15th to November 23rd , Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee jointly held the “National Great Unity- Vietnamese Cultural Heritage Week” at Culture-Tourism Village of Vietnamese ethnic groups in Hanoi to mark the 85th founding anniversa
H.E. Valeriu Arteni, ambassador of Romania to Vietnam: Cooperation at local level is a new engine aimed at deepening the relationship between the two countries
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day (September 2, 1945- September 2, 2015) and the founding anniversary of MOFA (August 28, 1945- August 28, 2015), the Editorial Board of Bac Giang Department of Foreign Affairs has the honour to introduce the interview granted by H.E. V
Nine thousand kilometers away from home, five hours time difference, a completely strange and foreign culture – why do five young people take all this upon them, to travel to Vietnam as volunteers instead of keeping track with our career in Germany?
The distinct brown colour of soil walls, the yin and yang tiles, its wooden fences and big water jars give Bo Da Pagoda an old-world feel. The pagoda houses a remarkable collection of the oldest Buddhist texts in Vietnam, which are engraved on a type of ebony [Diospyros decandra] wooden blocks and h
As a part of activities at Bo Da pagoda festival, Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism in coordination with people’s committee of Viet Yen district held the 3rd festival on Quan ho singing contest in Bac giang province on March 18th , 2014.
On 12 March 2014 Yen Dung district cooperated with Vietnamese Buddhist Congregation of Bac Giang province to hold opening ceremony of Vinh Nghiem Pagoda Festival and receive the certificate of recognition as a national intangible cultural heritage.
Bac Giang is known as a province where many ethnic groups are living together. Of which, the Tay ethnic group accounts for the considerable proportion ( ranking third after the Kinh and Nung people). According to statistics in 2006 , there were approx. 30,000 Tay people living mainly in some distric
Bac Giang has the honor of adding many national and international heritages to the national list of cultural and historical heritages. Bac Giang take pride in its contribuitions, but have to take on more responsibilities for safeguarding and promotion of their cultural values .