The Giay people care a great deal about marriage and the continuation of the family line. Their least concern is a family’s wealth or poverty. For them, the most important things are morality, family tradition, and respect.
Like many other ethnic groups, the Tay people consider marriage an important event of the family and the whole clan. They uphold several marriage rules and rituals. The man has to show his love, intelligence, and honesty to make his wife happy.
The Tay in Lang Son are cheerfully celebrating the Lunar New Year festival, the most important event of the year. To the boisterous sounds of gongs and drums, the Tay prepare thoroughly to welcome a lion dance troupe to visit their home on the first days of the new year.
The Lo Lo are one of the many ethnic minorities in Vietnam, living for many generations in the Dong Van Rocky Plateau.
H’Mong minority ethnic group in the northern upland province of Son La celebrates the New Year a month earlier than the country’s traditional Lunar New Year, or Tet.