Preserving ethnic minority musical instruments

Preserving ethnic minority musical instruments

(VOVWORLD) - The musical instruments of Vietnam’s ethnic minority groups are on the verge of disappearing. Most of the artisans who make them are old. But some of them are working...
Dinh Tut, a typical flute of the Gie Trieng

Dinh Tut, a typical flute of the Gie Trieng

(VOVworld) – The Gie Trieng have a population of 33,000 people living mainly in the northern part of the Central Highlands. About two thirds of them cluster in Nam Giang district, Quang...
H’re folk singing

H’re folk singing

(VOVworld) – The H’re love singing.  They sing anywhere and anytime: at work, in leisure time, and at festivals. They have developed unique and diverse singing genres, typically Kaleu and...
Vietnam Japan Cultural Exchange in Tra Vinh

Vietnam Japan Cultural Exchange in Tra Vinh

(VOVworld)-A Vietnam – Japan Cultural Exchange program has opened in Tra Vinh province. The program features traditional Japanese musical instruments, costumes, tea and bonsai arts as well as southern Khmer wedding...
Folk music of the K’ho

Folk music of the K’ho

(VOVworld) – The K’ho has a treasury of folk music that include a variety of musical instruments: gongs, Sogor drums, and instruments fashioned from gourds or bamboo
Public performance “Singing fingers”

Public performance “Singing fingers”

(VOVworld) – Over the past 6 months, a group of deaf and mute people have staged performance on Nguyen Hue walking street in district 1, Ho Chi Minh City. At about 7...
Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

A: Vietnam is home to 54 ethnic groups, each with its own customs and traditions. Those groups have created a variety of traditional musical instruments, which have played an important role in Vietnamese people’s lives. The...
Central Highlands Folk Culture Festival opens

Central Highlands Folk Culture Festival opens

(VOVworld) - A festival honoring the making of ethnic wood sculptures and musical instruments was held in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum on Friday. The festival is part of...