VCCA, where Vietnam’s contemporary art grows

VCCA, where Vietnam’s contemporary art grows

(VOVWORLD) - The Hanoi-based Vincom Center for Contemporary Art (VCCA) opened in June this year. The nonprofit center, fully funded by Vingroup, is designed to help develop Vietnam’s contemporary art by...
Teaching choral art to children in Hanoi

Teaching choral art to children in Hanoi

(VOVWORLD) - In the previous Culture segment, VOV spotlighted Sol Art - a children’s ensemble that has won fame for Vietnamese’ choral art on the international arena. The development of chorus in...
Spring festivals in northern Vietnam

Spring festivals in northern Vietnam

(VOVworld)- Vietnam has more than 8,900 festivals including more than 7,000 folk festivals. They are intangible cultural heritages which have been preserved and promoted nationwide
Artists contribute to social, cultural development

Artists contribute to social, cultural development

(VOVworld)- The Vietnam Union of Arts and Literature Associations convened its ninth national congress in Hanoi on January 8th and 9th. 475 delegates represented 40,000 writers and artists nationwide....
Vietnam’s cultural integration

Vietnam’s cultural integration

(VOVworld)- Vietnam became a member of the ASEAN Community on December 31st, 2015. This creates a chance for Vietnam to further promote cultural integration and its cultural identity
Performing traditional theater in Hanoi

Performing traditional theater in Hanoi

(VOVworld)- Traditional theaters play an important role in Vietnamese culture. Despite the rapid development of contemporary art genres and the entertainment industry in Vietnam, traditional theaters continue to inspire both...
Nguyen Kings historical records displayed

Nguyen Kings historical records displayed

(VOVworld)- An exhibition featuring woodblocks and official administrative papers of the Nguyen Kings has opened in Hanoi. The exhibition is part of activities to honor Vietnam’s documentary heritage...
Tug-of-war becomes world heritage

Tug-of-war becomes world heritage

(VOVworld) - Vietnam’s folk game tug-of-war and its ritual was recognized as a multinational project for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO at the 10th session of the...
Thang Long Royal Citadel and heritage promotion

Thang Long Royal Citadel and heritage promotion

(VOVworld)- The Thang Long Royal Citadel was recognized as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO five years ago.  Many archaeological research activities have been carried out to evaluate, preserve,...
30th Mekong Delta Photographic Festival

30th Mekong Delta Photographic Festival

(VOVworld)- The Mekong River Delta is Vietnam’s largest rice growing area. Its beautiful landscapes, zigzagging canals, floating markets and diverse cultural traditions, the region have inspired a lot of...
Promoting Hue singing- a national heritage

Promoting Hue singing- a national heritage

(VOVworld)- Hue singing has been recognized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as a national intangible cultural heritage. Many efforts have been made to preserve and promote this...
Vietnamese puppetry internationally recognized

Vietnamese puppetry internationally recognized

(VOVworld)- The puppet play “Dances of the Night Queen” by the Vietnam Puppetry Theatre won the Gold Medal at the 4th International Puppetry Festival held in Hanoi last week. At the...
Hat cua dinh- Folk singing of Quang Ninh province

Hat cua dinh- Folk singing of Quang Ninh province

(VOVworld)- “Cua dinh” folk singing also called “nha to” folk singing in Quang Ninh province has been recognized as a national intangible cultural heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports...
5th Vietnam International Book Fair

5th Vietnam International Book Fair

(VOVworld)- The 5th Vietnam International Book Fair in Hanoi attracted a large number of Vietnamese and foreign readers. The event created an opportunity to increase cooperation between Vietnamese and foreign...
Bac Kan’s efforts to preserve Then singing

Bac Kan’s efforts to preserve Then singing

(VOVworld) - The “Then” singing of Vietnam’s Tay and Nung ethnic minority groups is of particular importance to people in the northeast region. Bac Kan, one of Vietnam’s cradles of...