New Year’s Eve of a Vietnamese family

New Year’s Eve of a Vietnamese family

(VOVworld) – New Year’s Eve is so meaningful to the Vietnamese that no matter where they are, whatever job they do, they try to be available at the family...
Picture hanging, a tradition of the Lunar New Year

Picture hanging, a tradition of the Lunar New Year

(VOVworld) – Traditionally, special Tet (Lunar New Year) pictures are hung in a Vietnamese house. Each picture includes a wish or parallel sentence. Now, as people’s living standards improve, their interest...
Hanoi Opera House “elevates its game”

Hanoi Opera House “elevates its game”

(VOVworld) – Since last autumn, the Hanoi Opera House has been staging more world class art performances in accordance with a new policy of the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism. 
Preserving Quan Ho folk singing

Preserving Quan Ho folk singing

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s Quan Ho folk singing was recognized by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of mankind in 2009. In the cradle of Quan Ho, on the northern bank of...
Hanoi promotes Ca tru performances

Hanoi promotes Ca tru performances

(VOVworld) – Hanoi is the cradle of ca tru, an ancient genre of chamber music featuring female vocalists. Many talented singers have emerged from Hanoi’s Ca tru clubs. In 2009,...
Dan bau (monochord) embodies Vietnamese culture

Dan bau (monochord) embodies Vietnamese culture

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s dan bau, or monochord, produces seductive sounds which represents the Vietnamese soul and feelings. Dan bau is considered a special witness of Vietnam’s history and culture
Renewal – A realized dream

Renewal – A realized dream

(VOVworld) – The past 30-year renewal has enabled Vietnam to escape poverty and backwardness and become a dynamic, middle-income country. An exhibition entitled “Renewal – A journey of dreams” reveals...
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...