An exhibition showcasing 200 photos and artifacts of women’s costumes and jewellery from southern ethnic groups opened on October 1 in Phan Rang – Thap Cham city, Ninh Thuan province.
Costumes and jewellery reflect a group’s cultural identity, level of economic development, aesthetic perspective and also the cultural exchanges between ethnic groups, according to Phan Quoc Anh, director of the Ninh Thuan provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
The exhibition offers visitors an opportunity to discover the many materials, designs and colours of the costumes and jewellery worn by Southern ethnic women from various groups, including Ba Na, E De, Xo Dang, Co Tu and Ta Oi.
The event, co-organised by the Ninh Thuan provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Southern Women Museum, coincides with the traditional Kate festival of the Cham people and with Vietnamese Cultural Heritage Day (November 23).
The exhibition runs until October 30.
Nhan Dan Online