Ritual singing being preserved in Nam Dinh

Ritual singing being preserved in Nam Dinh

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam’s Nam Dinh province is the birthplace of a type of ritual singing called Chau Van, which plays a role in worshiping the Mother Goddesses. The province is...
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...
Hue festival honors ritual singing

Hue festival honors ritual singing

(VOVWORLD) - The national ritual singing (Hat Van) festival opened in Thua Thien-Hue province on Thursday as part of the Hue Festival 2018
Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

A: Vietnamese festivals are variously categorized as agricultural festivals, religious festivals, competitions of folk singing and games, and cultural festivals honoring local heroes and traditions
Chầu văn - Vietnamese ritual singing

Chầu văn - Vietnamese ritual singing

(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)...
“Then” singing of the Tay in Binh Lieu

“Then” singing of the Tay in Binh Lieu

(VOVworld) – “Then” is a ritual singing and dancing genre of the Tay. Female and male Then singers perform Then in front of the altars at sacred places. The Tay in Binh Lieu, Quang...