The most important ceremony of a Dao ethnic man in his life is an identity level ceremony or called the mature rites. This ceremony is to report to the ancestors and the supreme beings of the family.
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.
A pan-pipes is a specific musical instrument which associates to many in the spiritual activities of the Mong ethnic minority. The pan-pipes’s structure consists of these parts:
Tay has three types of house: stilt house, house with soil foundation and stilt house having the first floor with soil foundation of which the stilt house is the most popular and traditional style.