An annual festival dedicated to Vua Ba goddess in Viem Xa village in northern Bac Ninh province has been acknowledged as a national intangible heritage.
The bustling atmosphere of the love duet Lim festival enchanted audiences in the northern province of Bac Ninh last weekend.
Eighty-three-year-old Meritorious Artist Nguyen Thi Ban has devoted her life to preserving “Quan ho” (love duet singing).
Though she lives far from her homeland, Nguyen Thi Thu Hong can still delve into nostalgia with folk songs she has enjoyed since childhood.
(VOV) - The passing of 94-year-old musicologist Tran Van Khe on June 24 was a great loss to people who love traditional Vietnamese music. Professor Khe has dedicated his entire life to preserving Vietnam’s culture and introducing it to the world.
(VOV) -The annual Lim Festival of folk songs was held in Tien Du district in the northern province of Bac Ninh on March 2 and 3.
(VOV) - The Vietnam Writers’ Association has announced that 550 local and 200 foreign poets from 40 countries around the globe have registered to participate in the Asia Pacific Poetry Festival set for March 2-6 in Hanoi.
(VOV) - The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MoCST) on October 28 announced the ASEAN great unity days are set to take place at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi from November 21-23.
(VOV) - Ten ASEAN nations will attend a solidarity week scheduled to take place from November 18-23 at Hanoi’s Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST).
(VOV) -Doan Thi Hai Linh, a local Vietnamese student, was announced winner of the Kinh Bac beauty pageant, which wrapped up on March 12.
The Festival Bac Ninh 2014 will be held from March 13-17 with various fascinating cultural and sport activities, said a senior official of the hosting northern province of Bac Ninh.
Thousands of people from different regions across the country have flocked to Tien Du district in northern Bac Ninh province to attend the Lim festival which is dedicated to Quan Ho (love duet singing), part of the world’s intangible cultural heritage.
The northern province of Bac Ninh will spend nearly VND65 billion on preserving Quan ho (love duet singing) and Ca tru (ceremonial singing) as part of a 2013 - 2020 project.
The northern province of Bac Ninh is making great efforts in conserving its intangible cultural heritage, looking towards the development of cultural tourism.
The United Nations Educational Scientific, and Cultural Organisation on October 1 has inscribed Vietnam’s Ca Tru on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.