Hanoi promotes ceremonial singing

Hanoi promotes ceremonial singing

(VOVWORLD) - Hanoi is preserving and promoting Ca Tru ceremonial singing by training the younger generation and organizing public performances, hoping to soon remove Ca Tru from UNESCO’s List of...
Hue festival honors ritual singing

Hue festival honors ritual singing

(VOVWORLD) - The national ritual singing (Hat Van) festival took place in Thua Thien-Hue province in late April as part of the 2018 Hue Festival. The event promotes the traditional singing accompanying...
Phu Tho preserves intangible cultural heritages

Phu Tho preserves intangible cultural heritages

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam’s northern midland province of Phu Tho is home to two UNESCO recognized intangible cultural heritages of humanity: Hung Kings worshiping and Xoan singing. The province is taking...
Then singing promoted to wider public

Then singing promoted to wider public

(VOVWORLD) - “Then” singing is an indispensable practice in the cultural and religious life of Tay, Nung, and Thai ethnic minority communities in Vietnam’s northern mountainous provinces. Much effort has...
Old books awaken great memories

Old books awaken great memories

(VOVWORLD) - Hanoi can be proud to be the city with the most readers in Vietnam. Many new bookstores are popping up, and old ones have always attracted readers who collect...
Hue culture spotlighted at Hue Festival 2018

Hue culture spotlighted at Hue Festival 2018

(VOVWORLD) - Hue Festival 2018 which concluded last week served as a rendezvous of culture and art from all over the world. In addition to colorful performances by foreign art troupes,...
Dien Bien has two more national intangible heritages

Dien Bien has two more national intangible heritages

(VOVWORLD) - Dien Bien recently had two more heritages added to the list of national intangible cultural heritages. They are the Bun huot nam (water splashing festival) of the Lao ethnic minority people in Nua...
Hung Kings worship promotes national unity

Hung Kings worship promotes national unity

(VOVWORLD) - The worship of the Hung Kings has been practiced in Vietnam for thousands of years to commemorate the founders of Vietnam’s first Kingdom Van Lang. It’s still...
Free libraries inspire reading in rural areas

Free libraries inspire reading in rural areas

(VOVWORLD) - Private libraries have been established by individuals, families, and clans in rural areas over the past few years with free access for local people. This model has encouraged reading among...
Gong performance promoted in M’Duk

Gong performance promoted in M’Duk

(VOVWORLD) - Teenagers in M’Duk hamlet in Buon Ma Thuot City are encouraged to learn and perform their traditional musical instrument: the gong. This is part of the...
Vuon Man revolutionary story staged in Can Tho

Vuon Man revolutionary story staged in Can Tho

(VOVWORLD) - A performance featuring Vuon Man (plum garden), a revolutionary base in Can Tho city, was recently staged by the Tay Do reformed theater troupe. “White plum Blossom”, based on a...
HCMC encourages young writers’ creativity

HCMC encourages young writers’ creativity

(VOVWORLD) - “Saigon – a space for creative young poets” is an event recently organized by the Ho Chi Minh City Writers’ Association to provide local young writers a venue to share their feelings...
Spring festival honors ethnic culture

Spring festival honors ethnic culture

(VOVWORLD) - A cultural program called “Spring colours across Vietnam 2018” was held late last month in Hanoi. The event honored the cultural identities of Vietnamese ethnic groups and promoted national...