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Vietnamese songs honoured in France

Vietnamese songs honoured in France

As many as 11 Vietnamese epics featuring patriotism and the country’s gorgeous landscapes were performed for the first time in Rouen city, the capital of the Normandy region, on July 8-9.

Can Tho to host Cai Rang Floating Market Festival

Can Tho to host Cai Rang Floating Market Festival

Can Tho will hold Cai Rang Floating Market Festival from July 8-9, according to an announcement from Can Tho Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, as part of activities in response to Vietnam Tourism Day.

Xoan singing to become intangible cultural heritage of humanity

Xoan singing to become intangible cultural heritage of humanity

Hat Xoan” (Xoan singing), a celebrated art form in Vietnam’s northern province of Phu Tho, which was recorgnised by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent safeguarding, is expected to be recognised as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity by 2017.

Tuyen Quang preserves “Then” singing

Tuyen Quang preserves "Then" singing

Over recent years, the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang has undertaken a number of measures with joint efforts from levels and sectors to protect and uphold the value of the local traditional art of Then singing.

Grave leaving ceremony of the Raglai

Grave leaving ceremony of the Raglai

(VOV) - Raglai people believe that there is a world for the living and another for the dead and only the world of the deceased is eternal.

Southern Don Ca Tai Tu Festival kicks off

Southern Don Ca Tai Tu Festival kicks off

The 2015 Southern Don Ca Tai Tu (traditional musical art form of the south) Festival, competing for Golden Lotus Awards, opened at a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on July 11.

Hanoi’s foreign arrival growth slows down

Hanoi’s foreign arrival growth slows down

The number of foreign arrivals in Hanoi rose a moderate 5%, reaching nearly 1.4 million in the first five months of this year, according to the municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Ly Son boat-race seeks national recognition

Ly Son boat-race seeks national recognition

The traditional boat race festival, which has been observed for more than 300 years in the Ly Son island district of central Quang Ngai province, is seeking recognition as part of the national intangible cultural heritage.

Ceremony honors Vi Giam folk singing

Ceremony honors Vi Giam folk singing

(VOV) -A ceremony to honor Vi-Giam folk singing of Nghe An and Ha Tinh province will be held in Vinh city, Nghe An province on the evening of January 31.