Introduction to Ha Thanh Hamlet
Ha Thanh hamlet is a lowland of Phuong Do commune in Ha Giang city, located about 6km from the city center, surrounded by terraced fields. The village has 117 households with nearly 600 people and 100% of the people are Tay ethnic group. In the village, there are many primitive and giant rocks lying between the houses.
Coming to Ha Thanh village, visitors will have the opportunity to admire the wonderful and poetic scenery of this land. The atmosphere of the village is quiet and very fresh, cared for and protected by gentle and hospitable people. Ha Thanh village is considered to have a beautiful terrain with images of green palm trees shading the roads and terraced fields, winding dirt roads are indispensable images of Ha Giang.
Ha Thanh village is even more beautiful because it has a beautiful stream flowing through the center of the village. This stream has water all year round and is favored by the people in the area as "Waterfall No. 6”.
The people here have a traditional fish farming profession, so in front of every house, there is a fish farming shirt. “Bỗng” fish is a fish that the Tay people have raised for hundreds of years. The Tay consider this kind of fish to be a precious specialty, only used to receive valuable guests or make offerings.
Along with the landscape beauty of the terraced fields, coming to the highland village in the early spring days, besides the pure white of the plum blossom, the pink color of the peach blossom, it also stands out with the brilliant yellow of the mustard flower.
This is the place where the Tay ethnic people live. The village still retains the original traditional stilt houses. The houses on stilts have been close together for thousands of years. Ha Thanh village has been recognized as a cultural village and still retains many traditional beauties in the lyrics and dances of “then” songs.
In addition to traditional fish farming, people here also preserve many other unique traditional occupations, such as making mortar and pounding rice, making ethnic cakes (all kinds), knitting, weaving, etc. forging, making ethnic musical instruments and still preserving religious dances, folk songs, traditional costumes and festivals of the indigenous Tay people...