VOV.VN - Founded by fine arts researcher Nguyen Duc Binh, the Dinh Lang Viet (Vietnamese Communal House) group gathers those who love Vietnam’s cultural heritage.
VOV.VN - A street carnival celebrating the city’s 65th liberation day anniversary of October 30, 1954, is scheduled to take place at Square 30/10 in the northern province of Hai Duong on October 26.
VOV.VN - Xoan singing of Phu Tho province was recognized by UNESCO as a World Intangible Cultural Heritage in late 2017.
A programme entitled “Xoan singing in an ancient village” is being held during the death anniversary of the Hung Kings at the Hung Kings Temple Festival in the northern province of Phu Tho – home to this traditional singing genre – from April 7-12.
Xoan-singing clubs in the ancestral land of Phu Tho have become busier welcoming both domestic and foreign tourists after the folk genre of music was added to the UNESCO List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in late 2017.
Additional 14 people in the northern province of Phu Tho have been presented with the “Xoan singing artisan” title in recognition of their contributions to preserving and promoting the value of the UNESCO-recognised intangible cultural heritage.
An exhibition on Vietnam’s cultural heritage will take place at the Vietnam Exhibition Centre for Culture and Arts in Hanoi between November 23 and 25.
Authorities in northern Bac Ninh Province are planning to compile a dossier on the Vietnamese folk art of Dong Ho painting in a bid to secure UNESCO recognition.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s northern midland province of Phu Tho is home to two UNESCO recognized intangible cultural heritages of humanity: Hung Kings worshiping and Xoan singing. The province is taking drastic measures to better preserve and promote its local heritages.
The ancient rules of Xoan singing state that only a man can hold the position of trum phuong xoan (head of xoan singing guild).
VOV.VN - Phu Tho province is Vietnam’s place of origin, where many cultural heritages associated with the Hung Kings, the legendary founders of the Vietnamese nation, are preserved. Phu Tho has been working to conserve and uphold the values of these cultural heritages through specific plans of action.
On the occasion of the Hung Kings Temple Festival, scheduled to take place between April 20 and 25 in Phu Tho province, Xoan singing performances will be held between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm every day. One these days, Xoan singers are actively practicing to prepare for the event.
The northern province of Phu Tho launched a daily tour from Hanoi to the land of Hung Kings in early April, allowing tourists to explore traditional Xoan singing. The tour is designed to boost tourism and preserve the local intangible heritage, according to a local official.
As soon as the folklore art form of Xoan singing was added to the UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity, the northern midland province of Phu Tho has made the folk art performances a tourism product. The move has so far proved effective.
A ceremony to announce a tourism product called “Xoan singing in ancient village” and daily tour linking Hanoi and the northern midland province of Phu Tho took place in the latter locality on April 4.
Xoan Singing of the northern province of Phu Tho received a UNESCO certificate of an intangible cultural heritage of humanity at a ceremony at Lai Len Shrine, Viet Tri city, Phu Tho on February 3.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam National Commission for UNESCO has played a big role in cultural diplomacy and contributed significantly to the successful organization of events to promote the image of Vietnam internationally.
Xoan Singing of northern Phu Tho province will receive the official recognition as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity from UNESCO in a ceremony at Lai Len Shrine, Viet Tri city, Phu Tho on February 3.
VOV.VN - Successful organization of APEC Year 2017, the Party and State’s strong determination in the fight against corruption and negative phenomena and two more heritages honoured by UNESCO are prominent domestic events this year.
Xoan singing, a folk music genre in Vietnam’s northern midland province of Phu Tho, has been removed from UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding and added to the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.