Dak Nong Geopark is a “rich territory” of traditional indigenous culture, creating a continuous cultural flow from the past to the present and connecting the future. That “wealth” is integrated by the cultural characteristics of each ethnic group while retaining its own features to create a region’s colorful cultural picture. Ethnic minorities in Dak Nong Geopark have a unique and diverse culture, including writtings, costumes, folk music, community-gathering activities, culinary culture, as well as many tangible and intangible cultural heritage and unique treasures of folklore.
Throughout its long history, this territory has saved the imprints of over-generations: from primitive stone tools and volcanic caves of prehistoric people’ residing, ammonites of the marinal time to many revolutionary relics, creating tangible and intangible cultural heritages with not only historical but aesthetic values.
One of the famous heritage contributing to Dak Nong Geopark cultural wealth is the Central Highlands Gong Culture Space, recognized by UNESCO as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity (of which 3 ethnic groups of M’nong, Ma and Ede in Dak Nong are the joint-owners of this heritage).
Additionally, visiting Dak Nong Geopark is an opportunity for tourists to discover the unique indigenous cultural life, such as: traditions, customs, customary laws; rituals and festivals with the participation of the whole community…