The Tale of Kieu on the puppetry stage

The Tale of Kieu on the puppetry stage

(VOVWORLD) - The Tale of Kieu, written by poet Nguyen Du in the 18th century, is considered the towering masterpiece of Vietnamese literature. The famous work has inspired many other art forms, including theatre,...
Grave sculptures of the Central Highlands

Grave sculptures of the Central Highlands

(VOVWORLD) - Carving wooden sculptures is a special folk art of ethnic groups such as the Co Tu, Ede, Ba Na, and Jarai of the Central Highlands. They are not just folk...
The craft of casting bronze in Yen Xa commune

The craft of casting bronze in Yen Xa commune

(VOVWORLD) - Viet Nam is the home of the traditional hand-crafted bronze drum, aged 4000 years. It is said that tens of thousands of ancient bronze arrowheads were stuck dating back before Christ in the age of King An...
Traditional crafts of Hanoi’s Old Quarter

Traditional crafts of Hanoi’s Old Quarter

(VOVWORLD) - Hanoi’s Old Quarter is a charming place that many want to explore. The area is made attractive by its culture, history, architecture, and especially its traditional crafts. The...
West Lake's hidden treasures

West Lake's hidden treasures

(VOVWORLD) - Hanoi’s Tay Ho district has the capital city’s largest lake called Ho Tay or West Lake. This huge lake has a circumference of 17 kilometers. Just 15 minutes from...
Mong ethnic people cultivate on rocks

Mong ethnic people cultivate on rocks

(VOVWORLD) - "Live on rocks and die buried in rocks". That is how people from the Mong Meo Vac ethnic group define their identity. If you ever have the opportunity to visit the Mong...
Cheo stage of rustic artists

Cheo stage of rustic artists

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam’s northern region is the cradle of several genres of traditional theaters including Cheo or traditional theater. Cheo is a wonderful combination of dance and singing in the form of music theatre. The actors...
Ao dai – The traditional attire of Vietnam

Ao dai – The traditional attire of Vietnam

(VOVWORLD) - Welcome to VOV’s Sunday Show, our biggest feature of the week, delving into Vietnamese culture and landscape. Each country has its own traditional attire, such as Kimono of Japan, Hanbok of South Korea...
Original features of the Mong's New Year ceremony

Original features of the Mong's New Year ceremony

(VOVWORLD) - The Mong people are an important partof the community of 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam, with a population of about one million people. They are often found the highland areas, mostly in northern mountain...
Thuong Mo commune preserves ca tru singing

Thuong Mo commune preserves ca tru singing

(VOVWORLD) - Ca tru (ceremonial singing), also known as hat a dao, is an ancient genre of music featuring female vocalists. It originated in northern Vietnam and was, like many traditional music genres, a form of entertainment for the royal...