Sapa Culture

Sapa in the Clouds’ Festival 2013

Sapa in the Clouds’ Festival 2013

A decision recognizing Sapa in northern mountainous Lao Cai Province as a class four town will be announced on this occasion. Sapa travel with iGrandtour The festival will feature a wide range of cultural and sporting activities, including a display of flowers and ornamental plants at Van Hoa Park, an art photo exhibition themed “Sapa […] Read more
Dao people customs part 3

Dao people customs part 3

The Dao people  ritual for selecting the land for a new house is considered very important. Building a New House custom The age of different members of the family must be considered before a new house is built. This is especially true in the case of the age of the head of the household. The […] Read more
Dao peole customs – part 2

Dao peole customs – part 2

Dao people have their own customs of birth, marriage, funerals. Birth customs of Dao people Dao women give birth to their children in the seated position, and usually in the bedroom. The newborn is given a bath with hot water. Thefamily of the expectant mother usually hangs green tree branches or banana flowers in front […] Read more
Dao people customs part 1

Dao people customs part 1

Different Dao people groups have alot of  customs which spealize their characteristics. Eating customs Dao people have two main meals a day-lunch and dinner. Breakfast is eaten only during the busy harvesting season. The Dao eat mostly rice. However, in some places,people eat corn or soup instead of rice. Popular rice meal is made of […] Read more
Dao people cultivation activities

Dao people cultivation activities

Dao people communities cultivate swidden fields, rocky hollows, and wet -rice paddies. These cultivation activities play a dominant role among different Dao peope  groups and areas. Dao Quan Trang (white trousers Dao people), Dao Ao Dai (long tunic, people)) and Dao Thanh Y (blue clothes people)) specialize in wet-rice cultivation. Dao Do (Red Dao ) […] Read more
Sapa minorities ‘s life

Sapa minorities ‘s life

The fact that the  Sapa minorities continue to live a very basic existence is partly economic and partly cultural. Sapa is sharply stratified — almost all the businesses in town are owned and staffed by Viet Kinh, and the only trade the tribes do is on the streets in the form of handicrafts, fruits and […] Read more
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