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...

VOV5 wins CIRTEF consolation prize

(VOVworld)- The International Council of French-speaking Radio and Television Organizations (CIRTEF) has presented the Grand Prix Multimedia 2012’s consolation prize to a VOV report “ Going into trance ritual...
Ha Nam - cradle of many cultural values

Ha Nam - cradle of many cultural values

(VOVwolrd) - Located in the Red River Delta, Ha Nam province is home to a number of ancient cultures like the Dong Son and the Lieu Doi cultures which still exist today. It can boast of many...
Mother Goddess Worship and trance rituals in Vietnam

Mother Goddess Worship and trance rituals in Vietnam

(VOVworld) - Mother Goddess Worship and trance rituals (or “hầu đồng”) are traditional religious practices in Vietnam, with the latter considered an art performance combined with music, singing, and dancing. Mother Goddess Worship and trance...
Lên Đồng or “Going into a trance” Ritual

Lên Đồng or “Going into a trance” Ritual

(VOVworld) – Worshipping the Mother Goddess – Mother of the Universe - has been a time-honoured spiritual practice in Vietnam since prehistoric times. The ancient Vietnam people initiated the practice of communicating with the...