Vietnam’s senior officials visit Laos to attend celebrations of diplomatic ties anniversary Politics

Vietnam’s senior officials visit Laos to attend celebrations of diplomatic ties anniversary

Politburo member and permanent member of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee’s Secretariat Vo Van Thuong and a high-ranking Party and State delegation have been on a visit to Laos to attend the celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic relations (September 5, 1962 – 2022) and the 45th year of the singing of the bilateral Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (July 18, 1977 – 2022).
Singing groups connect to preserve heritage values Videos

Singing groups connect to preserve heritage values

In recent times, in Diem village in Bac Ninh province, on the day of the Quan Ho (love duet) Ancestral Festival, local Quan Ho clubs have had the opportunity to meet and connect with similar folk singing clubs from Nghe An province, in a new and creative measure to help preserve Vietnam’s cultural heritage.
Deities in Mother Goddesses worship Culture - Sports

Deities in Mother Goddesses worship

The Thuong Nguyen festival is one of the four main events of the Mother Goddess worshipping in a year, which is conducted before the 20th day of the first lunar month. Hau dong (or trance ritual) is an especially important ritual accompanying the religion of Mother Goddess worship, and is now an art performance with dancing and chau van singing.
Family of ‘Xam’ artists uphold traditional folk art Videos

Family of ‘Xam’ artists uphold traditional folk art

Late artist Ha Thi Cau is remembered as an advocate for the Vietnamese folk singing genre ‘Xam’. Now that she has passed away, her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren continue to uphold the art form to fulfil her wish of nurturing and promoting ‘Xam’.
Dong Thap striving to preserve intangible cultural heritage Culture - Sports

Dong Thap striving to preserve intangible cultural heritage

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap recently released a plan on preserving and bringing into play the art of “Don ca tai tu” music and song and “Ho Dong Thap” (Dong Thap singing), both of which are national intangible cultural heritages, so as to improve awareness and raise a sense of responsibility in the community and the political system regarding the task.
Art programme held in honour of Hung Kings Culture - Sports

Art programme held in honour of Hung Kings

The art programme “Sacred roots - the Ancestral Lands of Hung Kings” featured a kaleidoscope of stellar performances at Van Lang park, Viet Tri city, the northern midland province of Phu Tho on April 20 in commemoration of the Hung Kings, who were believed to be the founders of the Vietnamese country.