Doi Tam village and the art of drum making

Doi Tam village and the art of drum making

(VOVWORLD) - In Vietnam, drums are a traditional instrument at festivals and weddings. They are also used to announce arrivals to the community, signal when school starts or ends, and accompany musical performances. Depending on...
Funeral ceremony of the Lo Lo

Funeral ceremony of the Lo Lo

(VOVWORLD) -The funeral ceremony of the Lo Lo contains religious and cultural features. It illustrates the piety of children toward their parents and the community bond
National treasures exhibited

National treasures exhibited

(VOVworld) – 18 national treasures are on display at the Museum of National History in Hanoi. The artifacts include a Ngoc Lu bronze drum from the Dong Son culture dating back 2,000...
Duet drum dance of the Cham H’roi

Duet drum dance of the Cham H’roi

(VOVworld) – The duet drum dance is indispensable for the festivals of the Cham Hroi ethnic group in mountainous Dong Xuan district, Phu Yen province. The seductive rhythms of the drum...
March 13, 2013

March 13, 2013

To begin this week’s Letter Box, we’ll say Hello to two new listeners, Andreas Lubnow of Germany and Muhammad Idrees of Pakistan. Welcome to VOV’s community of...
Ceremonial drums sound in Son Vi village

Ceremonial drums sound in Son Vi village

(VOVworld) - During the last days before the traditional lunar New Year, local people in Son Vi village in Lam Thao district, Phu Tho province are rehearsing their drumming to prepare for the...
Vintage audio delude Vietnamese audio lovers

Vintage audio delude Vietnamese audio lovers

(VOVworld) - Over the recent years, audio lovers have turned their hearts to antique audio equipments. Old radios, turner disc players, plastic discs, amplifiers, and vintage reel-to-reel tape recorder deck, once fell...
Hue festival's percussion performance

Hue festival's percussion performance

(VOVworld) - The first international drum and percussion instrument festival opened on 10th April as part of the 2012 Hue festival in the imperial city of Hue. Audience are entertained with magnificent performances by...
February 22, 2012

February 22, 2012

In its first month of operation, our website at www.vovworld.vn has received a lot of visitors, who are mostly shortwave listeners with constructive feedback