Folk paintings of Sinh village

Folk paintings of Sinh village

(VOVworld) – If Hanoi is famous for Hang Trong folk paintings and the northern delta has Dong Ho paintings, the central province of Thua Thien Hue boasts paintings of Sinh village. The woodblock...
Hang Trong folk paintings

Hang Trong folk paintings

(VOVworld) – Hang Trong folk paintings first appeared 400 years ago as religious and Lunar New Year hanging pictures. In the early 20th century, they covered more topics such as social practices and the...
Kim Hoang folk paintings

Kim Hoang folk paintings

(VOVworld) – Kim Hoang folk paintings which originates in Kim Hoang village, Hoai Duc district, Hanoi, flourished from the 18th to the 19th century. They mostly portray fixtures in the simple lives of people in...
Dong Ho folk paintings

Dong Ho folk paintings

(VOVworld) – Dong Ho folk paintings are printed from woodblocks and created by Dong Ho villagers in Bac Ninh province. Each picture sends a philosophic message about morality, ethics, and religious beliefs....
Truong Sa-Here we come

Truong Sa-Here we come

(VOVworld) – A photographic exhibition about the Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago by Radio the Voice of Vietnam (VOV) journalist Nguyen My Tra during her trip to the islands this June, opened in...
Hanoi Opera House, a temple of art

Hanoi Opera House, a temple of art

(VOVworld) – Nestled in the heart of Vietnam’s capital city, the Hanoi Opera House is an ideal venue for top-notch performances. As from this autumn forth, the Opera...
Promoting the Cham culture

Promoting the Cham culture

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s Cham ethnic culture is being challenged by globalization and international integration. A recent workshop organized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism and An Giang province raised...
The fire culture of ethnic people

The fire culture of ethnic people

(VOVworld) – The kitchen plays an important role for every ethnic family in Vietnam. The cooking place is also a venue where rituals and other customs occur. Whenever a guest arrives,...
Ai Lao singing and dancing in Giong festival

Ai Lao singing and dancing in Giong festival

(VOVworld) – Ai Lao singing and dancing is a traditional ritual only seen at the Giong festival in Phu Dong village, Gia Lam district, Hanoi.  Ai Lao, one of the rare remaining ancient...
“Luc Van Tien fairy tale” returns home

“Luc Van Tien fairy tale” returns home

(VOVworld) – The French School of the Far East has just released two volumes of a comic book adapted from the poem Luc Van Tien by Vietnamese renowned poet Nguyen Dinh Chieu...