Vietnamese people are composed of 54 different ethnic groups coexisting peacefully, in which the Kinh people account for 86% of the population and 53 other ethnic groups represent over 10%.
Results of latest studies and consideration of the Vietnamese’s formation in the formation of other nations in the region indicate that the origin of Vietnam people is ancient Malays strain.
According to legend of Vietnamese people, the ancestor of the Vietnamese was Kinh Duong Vuong, whose tomb nowadays still retains in An Lu village, Thuan Thanh, Bac Ninh.
Living together in “S” shaped land strip, Vietnam ethnic groups retain traditions of patriotism and coordination in conquering the nature and society, throughout the history of country foundation, building and development.
Vietnam is one of the most populous countries in the world, ranking fifth in world population density. Vietnam population is divided unevenly between urban and rural areas, and between regions such as deltas and mountainous areas.
Located in Southeast Asia, Vietnam is a small and beautiful country with victorious history, profound patriotism and wonderful landscapes. Exploring the beauty of the country with its people and culture should be done once in one’s lifetime.
Among Vietnam ethnic community, Kinh ethnic group keep an important role in the national development. Accounting for 86.2% of Vietnam population with unique characteristics, the Kinh are worth to represent whole Vietnam country.
The exhibition named “54” of Vietnam ethnic groups was officially opened on June 26th at Luxembourg Gardens in Paris. The exhibition lasting from June 25th to July 6th is hosted by two photographers Sebastien Laval and Le Vuong.