Tinh, the unique musical instrument of the Tay ethnic minority

Tinh, the unique musical instrument of the Tay ethnic minority

(VOVWORLD) - The Tay in the northern border province of Quang Ninh have a vibrant cultural life with many customs, rituals, and festivals, such as the “Going to the field” festival at the beginning of the year, the Longevity ceremony, the Crop...
Tinh musical instrument of the Tay in Cao Bang

Tinh musical instrument of the Tay in Cao Bang

(VOVWORLD) - The Tinh is a typical string musical instrument of the Tay, Nung, and Thai ethnic minority people. It í played in all religious ceremonies, festivals, and singing sessions. Each group...
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
Wednesday December 6, 2017

Wednesday December 6, 2017

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Folk music of the K’ho

Folk music of the K’ho

(VOVworld) – The K’ho has a treasury of folk music that include a variety of musical instruments: gongs, Sogor drums, and instruments fashioned from gourds or bamboo
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...
Wednesday Novermber 11, 2015

Wednesday Novermber 11, 2015

(VOVworld) - This week we got a Halloween postcard from Robert Krolikowski of New York, the US. The black cat and orange jack-o-lantern are more funny than scary. Although Halloween is...
Typical musical instrument of the Raglai

Typical musical instrument of the Raglai

(VOVworld) – The Raglai have many kinds of musical instrument - Ma La flat gongs, the Sarakel wind instrument, and the Chapi. In the Raglai’s cultural life musical instruments are treasured possessions...
Stilt house of the Raglai

Stilt house of the Raglai

(VOVworld) – The Raglai prefer to build their stilt houses on high land areas near a water resource. Each hamlet has several stilt houses and the villagers are of the same...
Lithophone: a special instrument of the M’nong

Lithophone: a special instrument of the M’nong

(VOVworld) –People in the Central Highlands created the rock gong or lithophone, a musical instrument made of rocks, thousands of years ago. The sound of the lithophone can express the happiness or...