Remake of Vietnamese classical opera play enthralls audience Videos

Remake of Vietnamese classical opera play enthralls audience

A remake of the renowned Vietnamese classical opera play ‘Son Hau’ has been performed in a public space of an old terraced building in Van Chuong alley in downtown Hanoi. The play has enthralled both senior residents and youngsters as it is a cool combination of the traditional art form and contemporary art.
Photographer’s unyielding love of photography Videos

Photographer’s unyielding love of photography

Photographer Tran Quoc Dung has won countless awards during his lifetime, and his latest book, “Photography Culture - A Point of View”, has won a prestigious award from the Literature and Arts Theory and Criticism Council.
Ethnic minorities’ traditional values find place in schools Videos

Ethnic minorities’ traditional values find place in schools

Schools in Cao Lộc district in northern Lạng Sơn province have included a range of extra-curricular activities on ethnic minority groups’ traditional performances and games, with a view to raising awareness among local children about valuing and preserving their distinctive traditions.
'Then' singing signals arrival of Spring for ethnic groups in Bac Giang Videos

'Then' singing signals arrival of Spring for ethnic groups in Bac Giang

“Then” singing is a cultural activity imbued with the belief and art of the Tay and Nung ethnic minority people in Bac Giang province. As it dates back centuries, no one knows exactly when it first came into being. The ancient land of Luc Ngan district in Bac Giang has been preserving this element of the local cultural identity and sing “Then” songs when Spring comes.
Soong hao rhythms bridge Tay ethnic couples closer Culture - Sports

Soong hao rhythms bridge Tay ethnic couples closer

When talking about love duets, many people think of Quan Ho, a sweet folk music originating in Bac Ninh province. However, let’s go on a tour a few hundred miles to the North to listen to another type of love-duet by Nung ethnic people in Bac Giang province. Their folk singing is locally called Soong hao.
Vietnam’s vovinam takes on the world Culture - Sports

Vietnam’s vovinam takes on the world

Traditional martial arts have been developing for centuries in Vietnam, with hundreds of styles nationwide, including Nam Hong Son, Tay Son Binh Dinh and Vovinam. Vietnamese styles have been become popular around the world thanks to their typical characters and practicality.
Bac Ninh preserves, develops Quan Ho folk songs Culture - Sports

Bac Ninh preserves, develops Quan Ho folk songs

Bac Ninh has made efforts to preserve the art of Quan Ho love duet singing to implement commitments to UNESCO on conservation and development of the folk art, which has been recognised by UNESCO as part of the world’s intangible cultural heritage.
Bac Ninh moves towards green tourism Travel

Bac Ninh moves towards green tourism

Boasting a long list of tangible and intangible cultural heritage, the northern province of Bac Ninh has huge potential to develop its non-smoke industry.