VOV.VN - Vietnam welcomed more than 15 million foreign visitors last year, proving the fact that it has become a magnet for travellers worldwide. This is attributed to the government’s intensified efforts to promote its colorful and unique culture to a wider audience in recent years.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s culture, landscape, and cuisine is being promoted at the Metz International Fair, which opened in Moselle province, France recently.
Painting lovers have a chance to see a collection of sketches by late Bui Xuan Phai to celebrate what would have been his 99th birthday in Hanoi.
VOV.VN - Visitors to the northern border province of Quang Ninh province can enjoy the stunning, world-renowned vistas of the UNESCO-recognized Ha Long Bay, and take in unique works of architecture like those found on Yen Tu Mountain, or the Tra Co Communal House in Mong Cai city.
VOV.VN - The Tay Dang communal house was recognized as a special national relic site in late 2013. The structure, with its exceptional architecture, is a museum of 16th century Vietnamese folk arts.
VOV.VN - Thousands of visitors and pilgrims flocked to the Trang An Landscape Complex in the northern province of Ninh Binh to attend the Trang An festival 2019, which opened on April 21.
Vietnamese performing arts include various types, with Cheo, Tuong, cai luong and water puppetry being among the most commonly performed ones.
Three major theatre festivals, along with a variety of related activities, will be held in 2019, according to the Vietnam Stage Artists Association (VSAA) Chairman Le Tien Tho.
Traditional costumes and arts of ASEAN countries were performed at a programme in Hanoi on August 28 as part of activities to mark the 51st founding anniversary of ASEAN and 23 years of Vietnam’s membership.
VOV.VN - 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.
Dozens of paintings and sculptures featuring performers and plays of tuong and hat boi (classical drama), a Vietnamese traditional theatre originating in the 12th century, are now on display at the Garden Mall in HCM City.
Vu Duc Anh has realized his passion for folk theatre since he was a little boy. However, until recent time, when University of Social Sciences & Humanities youth union coordinated with the Cheo 48 Hours to organize a gala programme, Anh had a chance to participate in a Cheo show and performed cheo on stage.
VOV.VN - Earlier this month, the Goethe institute in Hanoi hosted a concert which blended Vietnamese folk music and romantic verses by German poet Heinrich Heine.
A Gala night gathering big stars from across Vietnam will be held on September 26, 2017 in Hanoi to mark the 60th founding anniversary of the Vietnam Stage Artists Association and welcome Vietnam's Stage Day (which falls on the 12th day of the eighth lunar month).
VOV.VN - Hanoians have been enticed by famous “Cheo” (traditional Vietnamese opera) performances every Saturday night since June.
A series of plays by artists from five leading troupes in the capital city will be performed at the Hanoi Opera House in August.
From this June, Hanoians can enjoy cheo (traditional Vietnamese opera) plays every Saturday night at Dai Nam theatre.
VOV.VN - Since September, 2016, in accordance with a decision by the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, traditional art troupes have been taking turns performing at the Hanoi Opera House.
A wide variety of cultural activities were held around Hanoi’s Old Quarter in Hoan Kiem District on November 3 to celebrate Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day (November 23, 2005 - 2016).
Composer Dang Tue Nguyen will debut a new musical work combining Western piano and Vietnamese cheo (traditional opera) on October 29 at Cong Nhan Theatre.