VOV.VN - The musical instruments of Vietnam’s ethnic minority groups are on the verge of disappearing. Most of the artisans who make them are old. But some of them are working hard to teach younger generations to make and play the instruments.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has a rich treasure of traditional musical instruments, of which bamboo instruments are the oldest.
VOV.VN - Dao Xa village in Ung Hoa district, 50 km from the center of Hanoi, is famous for making musical instruments.
The Vietnam Musicians’ Association announced the 2016 Music Awards in Hanoi on January 5.
An art programme featuring Vietnamese and Korean melodies was held in the central province of Binh Dinh on October 14.
VOV.VN - The Hanoi Collective Orchestra recently performed for the second time at the Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam in Hanoi.
VOV.VN - Vietnam is home to 54 ethnic groups, each with its own customs and traditions. Those groups have created a variety of traditional musical instruments, which have played an important role in Vietnamese people’s lives.
Traditional musical instruments and skills of ethnic groups in central Binh Dinh province are likely to gradually disappear without preservation efforts, particularly those within each community.
(VOV) -‘Vietnam Cultural Days in the US’ will be held in Washington D.C and New York on August 8-12 to mark the 20th anniversary of the establishment of Vietnam-US diplomatic ties.
Xoe dancing, an indispensible activity in the cultural life of the Tay ethnic people in Ta Chai commune, Bac Ha district, northern Lao Cai province, has been listed as a national intangible cultural heritage.
(VOV) -The Vietnamese Embassy in Venezuela organised a photographic exhibition at Merida State’s Casa Booset cultural centre on January 20, introducing international friends to Vietnam’s land, people and culture.
(VOV) - Vietnam Days in Argentina opened in capital Buenos Aires on September 19 as part of activities to mark 40 years of diplomatic ties between the two countries in 2013.
(VOV) - Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (Vietinbank) will provide VND300 million for restoration of the set of Bien chung (brass bells), an instrument of the Hue Royal Court Music band.
(VOV) -The Vietnam Days in Emilia-Romagna program was launched in Bologna, Italy on May 4 with an exhibition on the highlights of Vietnamese culture.
(VOV) - A ceremony was held in Ho Chi Minh City on October 27 to announce the first ever list of 12 Vietnamese dishes recognised by the Asian Record Organisation (ARO).