Tay ethnic culture preserved in Xuan Giang commune

Tay ethnic culture preserved in Xuan Giang commune

(VOVWORLD) - More than 90% of the population of Xuan Giang commune in Ha Giang province is Tay ethnic minority people. Local authorities have established Folk Artisans’ Associations to preserve and develop...
Then singing promoted among people with disabilities

Then singing promoted among people with disabilities

(VOVWORLD) - Then singing and Tinh gourd lute playing are typical folk art forms among the Tay, Nung, and Thai ethnic minority communities in Vietnam’s northern mountains. Recognized by UNESCO as an intangible...
Longevity celebration of the Nung in Bac Giang

Longevity celebration of the Nung in Bac Giang

(VOVWORLD) -The Vietnamese have a tradition of worshipping their ancestors to honor their predecessors’ merit. But the Nung people of Bac Giang province don’t worship the deceased. Instead, they...
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...
2018 Then singing festival opens

2018 Then singing festival opens

(VOVWORLD) - The 6th National Then singing and Tinh musical instrument festival of the Tay, Nung, and Thai ethnic groups opened in Ha Giang province on Sunday
Festival honors Cao Bang’s Ban Gioc waterfall

Festival honors Cao Bang’s Ban Gioc waterfall

(VOVWORLD) - Festivals honoring Ban Gioc waterfall, “then” singing, and “tính” stringed musical instrument of ethnic minority groups in northern Vietnam, for the first time, opened in Cao Bang province on...
Then singing of the Nung

Then singing of the Nung

(VOVworld) – Then singing, also called Lau Then, is a traditional kind of ritual singing of the Nung. Then singing reflects the Nung’s religious life as well as their cultural...
Bac Kan’s efforts to preserve Then singing

Bac Kan’s efforts to preserve Then singing

(VOVworld) - The “Then” singing of Vietnam’s Tay and Nung ethnic minority groups is of particular importance to people in the northeast region. Bac Kan, one of Vietnam’s cradles of...
“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...
Then singing festival

Then singing festival

(VOVworld)- The 4th Then singing festival held recently in Lang Son province revitalized the folk art of Tay and Nung ethnic minority groups in northern Vietnam. It also featured cultural values...