VOV.VN - Vietnam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism has launched an action program to preserve and promote the practice of Mother Goddess Worship, a cultural intangible heritage of humanity.
VOV.VN - Mother Goddess worship, or Dao Mau”, is very popular belief in an agriculture-based country like Vietnam, where farmers strongly depend on nature.
VOV.VN - Practitioners performed demonstrations of Vietnamese Mother Goddess rituals in New Delhi, India on February 22, the Vietnam News Agency has reported.
VOV.VN -An estimated 25 foreign diplomats in Vietnam have attended a Dao Mau (or Mother Goddess) ceremony paying homage to the deities that have power over all natural phenomena – droughts, floods, favourable weather and disasters.
Many young people show an indifference towards traditional cultural art forms, often due to the influences of Western culture. However, others have a great love for Vietnamese folk art and wish to share that love with their peers.
VOV.VN - On the afternoon of December 25, the ancient ritual Hau dong, a spirit possession ritual of the Mother Goddess religion, recognized as an intangible cultural heritage, debuted at West Lake in Hanoi.
VOV.VN - Mother Goddess worship, or Dao Mau, was recognized as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity at a UNESCO conference in Ethiopia, on December 1st. This folk belief embodying the Vietnamese folk culture has stood the test of time.
VOV.VN-Mother Goddess Worship or Dao Mau, which began in the 16th century in Vietnam, is the worship of the incarnation of nature goddesses. The practice of the belief in Mother Goddesses has been recognized by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
Traditional singing and calligraphy performances were held to celebrate Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day in Hanoi on November 23.
Vietnam’s traditional Mother Goddess worship was performed in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on November 17, drawing crowds of international and local viewers.
The Ministry of Information and Communications hosted a workshop in Hanoi on October 28 to update the Hanoi-based press outlets and information and communications officials in the north on ASEAN and UNESCO.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese water puppetry is a unique folk art, believed to be more than 1000 years old. A guide book says “Not watching a performance of water puppetry means not visiting Vietnam yet.”
The practice of Mother Goddess worship in the modern society was the topic of an international symposium held in the northern province of Nam Dinh on January 6.
An international scientific symposium on the worship of Mother Goddess is taking place in the Red Delta River province of Nam Dinh from January 5-6.
As many as 11 artists who perform and teach the art of chau van (ritual) singing and dancing have been awarded "Folk Artisan" title by the Vietnam Folk Arts and Literature Association.
Researchers have been working to find a way to protect and preserve authentic hau dong, a medium ritual used in the northern religion of Dao Mau, which worships the Vietnamese deity of Mother Goddess.
Mother Goddess worshippers, as well as those curious about the practice, can enjoy performances dedicated to the deities at a cultural festival in the capital next month.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has authorised the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to sign a dossier seeking UNESCO recognition for the Mother Goddess worship as intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
(VOV) -Thousands of visitors flocked to the northern province of Nam Dinh for the annual 2014 Phu Day Festival to commemorate the Mother Goddess Lieu Hanh, one of the Four Immortals in Vietnamese legends.
Nearly 300 domestic and foreign researchers gathered in the northern province of Nam Dinh on September 29 to attend an international workshop on Mother Goddess worship culture in Vietnam and Asia.