Introduction to Lung Cam Cultural Tourism Village
Lung Cam Cultural Tourism Village is home to many typical cultural features of the Mong ethnic group and is located in the centre of the valley in Sung La commune, Dong Van district. There are 3 ethnic groups; Lo Lo, Mong and Han all living here. People living in the village in Lung Cam cultural and tourism village still grow vegetables, buckwheat, beans and woven flax. This place is also considered one of the most beautiful villages of the white H'mong people with many ancient houses of ancient architecture, with a history of up to 100 years.
Coming to Lung Cam cultural and tourist village, you will see the typical beauty of the rocky plateau with mountain ranges, flower gardens which show off their colours and the lush green corn fields. Cool, green trees supplying shade for the residents of the hundred-year-old ancient houses and the brocade costumes of highland boys and girls are shimmering and colourful.
From village design, the houses, farming styles or the customs and habits of the Mong people in Lung Cam village, they are characterised by the traditional culture of the Mong people in the highlands. Compared to the French colonial period, there was only one crop in a year, mainly poppy and corn. At this time, this place was also known as the "opium valley" of the Dong Van rock plateau. Nowadays, the Lung Cam Village no longer grows opium, but instead grows rice, corn, flowers, buckwheat, fruit trees, and vegetables, which provides food for daily life of the villagers here.
The old houses in Lung Cam are roofed with yin and yang tiles. Over time, layers of green moss have gradually covered the tiled roofs of houses giving them a distinct look. The homes in the village have been there for up to 100 years, showing the strong construction techniques that were made to last.. When visitors come to Lung Cam cultural and tourist village they will be able to see the wall folds, in addition to these old houses that are preserved intact. The local people of Lung Cam still preserve many cultural aspects of their heritage, expressed in customs and traditions or in traditional festivals.
Lung Cam cultural and tourism village is also attractive because of its rustic, simple and friendly features. From the chimes and drums kept by the indigenous people and passed on verbally from generation to generation or through folk melodies.