Fighting against virus with traditional music

Fighting against virus with traditional music

After many modern tunes have encouraged citizens to help stop the COVID-19 pandemic, now it is the turn of traditional Vietnamese music. One of the earliest works is a song entitled Tieu Diet Corona (Destroy Corona) by Xam Ha Thanh (Hanoi buskers’ singing group).

Dong Ho villagers strive to revive traditional craft

Dong Ho villagers strive to revive traditional craft

VOV.VN - Bac Ninh province has completed a dossier seeking UNESCO’s inclusion of the making of Dong Ho folk paintings on the list of intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent protection.

Traditional instrument solo, orchestra contest slated for September

Traditional instrument solo, orchestra contest slated for September

The National Traditional Musical Instrument Solo and Orchestra Competition 2020 is scheduled to take place in September in Buon Ma Thuot city, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, the Department of Performing Arts under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced.

“Ghen Co Vy” hit wows world with array of international covers

"Ghen Co Vy" hit wows world with array of international covers

VOV.VN - Following the international success of the song "Ghen Co Vy", known as “Jealous Coronavirus” in English, large numbers of foreign singers and bands globally have gone on to produce English, Chinese, Japanese, Finnish, and Polish versions of the Vietnamese viral hit.

Book on village saints in Hanoi published

Book on village saints in Hanoi published

The National Political Publishing House has just released a new book featuring profound studies on legends of 130 village saints in Thang Long – Hanoi.

Google Doodle showcases Vietnamese Banh Mi to the world

Google Doodle showcases Vietnamese Banh Mi to the world

VOV.VN - The world’s most used search engine Google is displaying the Vietnamese delicacy Banh Mi through its Google Doodle feature on its homepage on March 24 as a way of marking the street-food sandwich entered into the Oxford English Dictionary nine years ago.

Manhole covers in Hanoi showcase hidden art exhibition

Manhole covers in Hanoi showcase hidden art exhibition

VOV.VN - A range of ceramic artworks have been placed on manhole covers around Trang Tien and Dinh Tien Hoang streets in Hoan Kiem district of Hanoi, with plenty of passers-by taking an interest in the pieces.

Southern village’s lacquer art kept alive

Southern village’s lacquer art kept alive

VOV.VN - A project to preserve and promote the art of lacquer in Tuong Binh Hiep village, Thu Dau Mot City, Binh Duong province, was recently approved, part of efforts to protect and promote one of Vietnam’s most valuable intangible cultural heritages, which is on the verge of extinction due to urbanization.