Young E-de ethnic people in Dak Lak province have taught themselves brocade weaving, gong playing, and folk singing, as part of efforts to preserve and promote their ethnic culture.
Located at the heart of the Central Highlands, Dak Lak province holds much potential for tourism development with numerous tourist attractions.
Over 80 copies of paintings from the collection “Sketches of the Resistance Wars” are on display at an exhibition that opened on Tuesday at Dak Lak Museum in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak.
An exhibition featuring historic sketches opened in Buon Ma Thuot city, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, on April 17.
The Kpan is a long wooden bench of the Ede people on which gong and drum performers sit. The Ede consider the Kpan a symbol of rich and powerful families
A seminar was held in Dak Lak on April 10 to discuss ways to preserve traditional music genres of ethnic minorities in the central and Central Highlands regions.
Teenagers in M’Duk hamlet in Buon Ma Thuot City are encouraged to learn and perform their traditional musical instrument: the gong. This is part of the local government’s efforts to preserve and promote the gong culture.
Dak Lak is a province located in the center of Tay Nguyen. It adjoins Gia Lai Province to the North, Lam Dong Province to the South, Dak Nong Province to the Southwest, Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa Provinces to the East, and Cambodia to the West. The border between the two countries in Dak Lak is 70 km long.
Buon Ma Thuot city in Dak Lak province is known as the capital of coffee. This central highlands city is famous for its excellent coffee and numerous cafes. Today, Discovery Vietnam takes you on a tour of Buon Ma Thuot.
The coffee and culture are equally as rich
Located in the romanticised central highlands region (Tây Nguyên in Vietnamese), Dak Lak Province is a very special place for the Vietnamese people. It’s home to 44 different ethnic groups, dozens of thundering waterfalls, crystal clear streams, towering mountains and rich red soil but it’s most famed for its elephants and countless coffee plantations.
According to the old leaders of the village, Thut Soup is a traditional dish which holds an important position in the lives of the M’Nong ethnic group.
Buon Ma Thuot is the capital of Dak Lak province and also one of the largest towns of Central Highlands. Tourists in Vietnam travel will be easy of access to the area’s attractive destinations with natural beauty and enjoy a nice cup of coffee-the most important thing need to be done here.
In Lak Commune in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, elephant doctor Dang Dang Long is fighting a desperate battle to not only keep overworked beasts alive, but to provide the right conditions for them to mate so that they do not die out.
According to the Elephant Conservation Center, in 1980 Dak Lak had over 1,000 domestic elephants, but the figure dropped to 100 in 2015.
Ko Tam village in Ea Tu commune, Buon Ma Thuot city, has been developed into a seductive tourist destination. Its unspoiled nature and unique culture of the E De ethnic minority people attract many visitors.