Fire Jumping Festival is called by Put Tong (Dao’s language), usually held from the beginning of the lunar year to 15th of January. This is the traditional ritual of some ethnic minority in Northwestern, include Red Dao ethnic in Nam Det village (Bac Ha), meaning to expel ghost, pray for good luck, happiness, fortune, talent, good weather, good harvest…
The forest worship ceremony of Hmong people in Lao Cai province is held every year on the first date of dragon in January or the 2 February of lunar calendar. It is (also know as an oath ceremony) held on a high mountain where is chosen as the region’s sacred land by village chiefs. Its significant demands for good harvest and success breeding.
The Red Dao in Lao Cai have very strict regulations which become principles in marriage. Basing on regulations, the order of middle names of each family, members in the community are aware of these relationships and they can not marry in the first nine generations.
Every year, when come spring and Tet holiday, if you go on excursion tour to highlands and Northern mountainous provinces, you will be glad to see blooming peach trees and plum and to discover the mysteries in the Mong minority's customs and habits, to welcome New Year that is usually celebrated in early January in lunar calendar.
Buffalos vehicle is a new and unique service in Bao Nhai commune of Bac Ha district, Lao Cai Province.