Festival promotes Dao ethnic culture

Festival promotes Dao ethnic culture

(VOVWORLD) - The first national festival of Dao culture was held in Tuyen Quang city last week. Its aim was to preserve and promote Dao traditions and customs
Revolutionary songs retain a strong fanbase

Revolutionary songs retain a strong fanbase

(VOVWORLD) - Revolutionary songs are often played on medial channels during Vietnam’s major events. The music genre, which began soon after the 1945 August Revolution and advocated Vietnamese people’s staunch...
Chu Dau pottery revival

Chu Dau pottery revival

(VOVworld)- The 500-year-old pottery village of Chu Dau in Hai Duong province is reviving, as a popular tourist destination. 
Hanoi’s Old Quarter

Hanoi’s Old Quarter

(VOVworld)- Hanoi's Old Quarter has a long history and represents the eternal soul of the city. Although the Old Quarter is often called the "36 Old Streets," there are actually more than 36 streets...
Crowdfunding to promote Vietnamese culture

Crowdfunding to promote Vietnamese culture

(VOVworld)- Crowdfunded projects promoting Vietnamese arts and culture have become more popular. The projects have enabled Vietnamese artists to realize their passion and find outlets for their work
Works depicting love for the national sea and islands

Works depicting love for the national sea and islands

(VOVworld)- The sea and islands are an endless source of inspiration for Vietnamese artists, writers, painters, and composers. The Mekong River Delta Arts and Literature Association has recently promoted works depicting the...
Vietnam Poetry Day

Vietnam Poetry Day

(VOVworld)- The 14th annual Vietnam Poetry Day themed “Motherland-Spring Sail” was observed in Hanoi on February 22. The event is an occasion for poets and poetry lovers to share...
Con ball throwing among the ethnic Thai

Con ball throwing among the ethnic Thai

(VOVworld)-Con ball throwing is a popular folk game many the ethnic Thai ethnic minority people in Vietnam’s northwestern region. While playing the games, Thai girls and boys have...
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,...