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 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.
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.
Researchers, scientists, managers and journalists stressed the press’s role in preserving and upholding tangible cultural heritages in Hanoi at a workshop on June 11.
The maturity ritual (Cap Sac) of the Dao ethnic minority group in northern Thai Nguyen province was recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage at a ceremony on March 29.
Authorities of northern Tuyen Quang province received a certificate recognising Thuong (Upper) temple as a national relic site during a local ceremony on March 24.
The nomination paper for Xoan singing to be recognised as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity must be submitted to UNESCO before March 31.
Scientists and researchers have highlighted the importance of the Hung King worship rituals and its role in strengthening national unity and the spiritual life in modern society at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on December 26.
The effort to pass gong culture to younger generations in the Central Highland province of Kon Tum has been facing challenges, according to artisans.
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.
(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.
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.
The Ca Hue ( Hue traditional singing) genre has been recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
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.
“Le hoi Lang Sen” (Sen Village Festival 2015) opened on May 16 at Ho Chi Minh Square in President Ho Chi Minh’s home province of Nghe An in the central region to mark the 125th birthday of the late President.
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.
(VOV) -Xoan singing is a typical cultural product of Phu Tho province, home to the 18 dynasties of Hung Kings, the legendary founders of Van Lang – the first known State of Vietnam.
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.
The first Mong (H’mong) Ethnic Culture Festival was kicked off in Meo Vac district, the northernmost province of Ha Giang on February 28.
(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.