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“Dan bau” master performs at Opera House

"Dan bau" master performs at Opera House

Vietnamese overseas dan bau (monochord) musician Pham Duc Thanh returns for his milestone concert at the Hanoi Opera House on March 3, where he will perform the first Vietnamese traditional instrument.

Monochord zither embodies Vietnamese culture

Monochord zither embodies Vietnamese culture

The dan bau, Vietnam’s indigenous monochord zither produces sounds which represent the Vietnamese soul. It fascinates locals and foreigners and is an important part of the nation’s musical legacy.

Dan bau (monochord) embodies Vietnamese culture

Dan bau (monochord) embodies Vietnamese culture

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s dan bau, or monochord, produces seductive sounds which represents the Vietnamese soul and feelings. Dan bau is considered a special witness of Vietnam’s history and culture.

Vietnam makes a UNESCO push for Dan Bau-monochord zither

Vietnam makes a UNESCO push for Dan Bau-monochord zither

Vietnamese agencies, including the National Institute of Music, Folk Arts Association of Vietnam and Vietnam Musicians’ Association, are aiming to ally with the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Sports to propose to UNESCO to recognise dan bau as a world heritage.

Can Tho to build cable-stayed bridge costing billions

Can Tho to build cable-stayed bridge costing billions

The Can Tho authorities in coordination with the concerned agencies have commenced work on the construction of some key projects of 2016, including the building of the Cam Thi cable-stayed bridge.

Traditional music enters curriculum in HCM City

Traditional music enters curriculum in HCM City

Students of Tran Hung Dao Primary School’s class 5/5 in Ho Chi Minh City are happily singing Ly Cay Cong, a traditional song of southern Vietnam with memorable and meaningful lyrics, in a music class.

Breaking the mould

Breaking the mould

Nguyen Thi Thanh Tam was the first woman to play the dan bau in Vietnam and she has wowed audiences around the world with her musical gift.

Local musicians take centre stage in Seattle

Local musicians take centre stage in Seattle

The band The Six Tones, including two Vietnamese traditional instrument players Nguyen Thanh Thuy, Ngo Tra My and Swedish guitarist Stefan Ostersjo, will join string players from the Seattle Symphony Orchestra in a concert later this month.