(Cinet)- A worshiping feast of the Giay always includes cakes made from glutinous rice, rice powder, and puffed rice. These are farm produce that the Giay offer their ancestors when praying to them for good health, luck, and another bumper crop. The cakes are carefully made, representing the respect and feelings of people for their ancestors.
(Cinet)- Tay women usually use cotton fabric dyed with indigo; therefore the major color of their garments is indigo. Women also wear khan mỏ quạ (a type of headdress that mounts on top of the hair when being worn), five-flapped dresses with belts and silver accessories, such as necklaces and bracelets
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.