Most of people just know about Sapa market, Sapa town and everything which related to Sapa. But this is an incomplete view. We will show you a panoramic overview of the cultural markets in Lao Cai, where the Sapa market is just a small corner.
San Sa Ho is a commune of Sapa district, Lao Cai Province. Most of the people who live here is belong to the H’mong ethnic group. If you travel to Sapa in this spring, you can not missing Gau Tao Festival at Sa Sa Ho commune – one of the biggest festival of H’mong ethnic group.
Ethnic people in Lao Cai often use a familiar tool to store their furnitures is the woven – basket. Each minority weaves the baskets by their own way, the Xa Pho do their unique technique through the use of rattan for weaving.
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.