Four cultural icons in Lao Cai added to national intangible heritage list

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has recently recognised four cultural icons in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai as national intangible cultural heritages, helping honour the incredible culture of local ethnic minority groups.

The intangible heritage elements include a horse racing festival in Bac Ha district, costume decoration by the Mong Hoa people in Bac Ha, costume decoration by the Nung Dinh people in Muong Khuong district, and the Red Dao people’s traditional craft of worship painting in Sa Pa town.

The recognition of the four national intangible items will contribute to preserving and promoting the cultural heritage of ethnic minority groups around Lao Cai./.


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