(Cinet)- On April 04, in Ha Noi, the MOCST held a press conference on the activities to celebrate the 2013 Vietnam Ethnic Groups Cultural Day and Vietnam Family Year 2013. Deputy Minister Ho Anh Tuan presided over the conference. Accordingly, this year’s festival with the theme “Youth of 54 ethnics with the inheritance and promote the traditional values of Vietnamese family Culture” will take place on April 19-21, at the Vietnamese Ethnic Groups Culture and Tourism Village , Dong Mo, Son Tay, Hanoi. There are 4 main activities include: Specialartprogram to celebrate Vietnam Ethnic Groups Cultural Day and Vietnam Family Year 2013 on April 19 at ethnic villages SquareII. The workshop with the theme ” Youth of 54 ethnics with the inheritanceand promote the traditional values of Vietnamese family Culture” will take place on the morning of April 19. A northern mountainous market will be reproduced with the direct participation of ethnic groups from April 19 to 21. Other activities include cultural exchanges, folk games and specific festivals of ethnic groups. According to Ho Anh Tuan, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism cum head of the tourism village’s managing board, the event aims to raise awareness of ethnic youths to preserve and uphold the nation’s traditional cultural values, consolidate solidarity among Vietnamese ethnic groups and popularise images of the country and people.