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Preserving, developing Mother Goddess Worship in community

Preserving, developing Mother Goddess Worship in community

4/14/2017 - 15:29

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism has launched an action program to preserve and promote the practice of Mother Goddess Worship, a cultural intangible heritage of humanity.

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UNESCO’s recognition of Mother Goddess Worship celebrated

UNESCO’s recognition of Mother Goddess Worship celebrated

4/3/2017 - 17:03

(VOVworld) - Mother Goddess Worship which began in the 16th century in Vietnam, is the worship of the incarnation of nature goddesses. The practice has been recognized by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

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The unique Mother Goddess Worship of Vietnam

The unique Mother Goddess Worship of Vietnam

2/20/2017 - 14:16

(VOVworld) – Mother Goddess worship, or Đạo Mẫu”, is very popular belief in an agriculture-based country like Vietnam, where farmers strongly depend on nature. When people are happy and joyful, they come to the Mother; and when they feel sad, they seek comfort from Her. Even long before the UNESCO recognition as the world’s intangible cultural heritage last year, “Đạo...

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Rooster in Vietnamese folklore

Rooster in Vietnamese folklore

2/1/2017 - 10:00

(VOVworld) – The rooster is associated with Vietnam’s historical myths. From a domestic animal, rooster became a sacrifice that Vietnamese offer to the genies during the Lunar New Year festival. The year of the rooster 2017 is believed to be promising and favorable.

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Vietnam’s cultural identity affirmed globally

Vietnam’s cultural identity affirmed globally

1/31/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)-Vietnam’s cultural identity is partly reflected in the cultural heritages recognized by UNESCO. Along with economic integration, Vietnam’s culture is being spread globally through these heritages.

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Wednesday January 25, 2017

Wednesday January 25, 2017

1/26/2017 - 16:59

(VOVworld) - Vietnamese people are rushing to prepare for Tet, the Lunar New Year celebration, which will begin on Saturday. It is the most important holiday in Vietnam. Many people get a week off from work for the Lunar New Year holiday.

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Mother Goddess worship reflects the Vietnamese folk culture

Mother Goddess worship reflects the Vietnamese folk culture

12/16/2016 - 14:34

(VOVworld) – Mother Goddess worship, or Đạo Mẫu, was recognized as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity at a UNESCO conference in Ethiopia, on December 1st. This folk belief embodying the Vietnamese folk culture has stood the test of time.

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Vietnam’s mother goddess worship, a world intangible heritage

Vietnam’s mother goddess worship, a world intangible heritage

12/9/2016 - 15:36

Mother Goddess Worship or Đạo Mẫu, which began in the 16th century in Vietnam, is the worship of the incarnation of nature goddesses. The practice of the belief in Mother Goddesses has been recognized by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

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Chầu văn - Vietnamese ritual singing

Chầu văn - Vietnamese ritual singing

6/19/2015 - 6:12

(VOVworld) - Chầu văn is a Vietnamese form of ritual singing. Chầu means supplication, văn means literature. Chầu văn is a highly rhythmic form of singing that often accompanies “hau dong” (mediumship) during rituals to honor the Mother Goddess or connect to other gods. It is usually performed in temples and pagodas.

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Prospects await Vietnam in 2015

Prospects await Vietnam in 2015

2/21/2015 - 7:00

(VOVworld) – As spring is approaching, it’s time to review what has been done in the past year and discuss new prospects for Vietnam in 2015. VOV’s Le Phuong reports….

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Festival honors Mother Goddess worship in Hanoi

Festival honors Mother Goddess worship in Hanoi

11/29/2014 - 16:04

(VOVworld) – A festival of the worship of the Mother Goddess commenced on Friday at the Hanoi Cultural Friendship Palace with the participation of 15 ritual practice groups from Hanoi and adjacent provinces.

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Mother Goddess Worship and trance rituals in Vietnam

Mother Goddess Worship and trance rituals in Vietnam

6/15/2012 - 17:43

(VOVworld) - Mother Goddess Worship and trance rituals (or “hầu đồng”) are traditional religious practices in Vietnam, with the latter considered an art performance combined with music, singing, and dancing. Mother Goddess Worship and trance rituals, with their special cultural values, have stood the test of time and are part of the Vietnamese cultural heritages. Vietnam is completeing its dossiers...

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Wednesday April 26, 2017

Wednesday April 26, 2017

(VOVworld) - Summer is coming around and it’s getting hotter in the northern part of Vietnam. The average temperature now ranges from 25 to 30DC. I enjoy this pleasant weather.

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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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(VOVworld) - It’s freezing cold during winter in South Korea. But the harsh weather cannot keep Vietnamese women there from wearing “Ao dai” – the traditional Vietnamese long dress, which...