Bronze drums of Southeast Asia discussed Videos

Bronze drums of Southeast Asia discussed

Following his particular passion for bronze drums, French researcher Jacques de Guerny has travelled to many Southeast Asian countries, including China, Vietnam, and Indonesia.
Book streets should meet local needs Culture - Sports

Book streets should meet local needs

The success of HCM City’s Book Street has spurred interest in setting up similar pedestrianised areas in other cities, but experts say that careful consideration should be made before opening new book streets.
Cultural economy brings regional benefits Business

Cultural economy brings regional benefits

Cultural products generate 3 percent of global GDP and 29.5 million jobs per year, according to participants of a regional conference on culture and global integration in Hanoi on October 25.
Hanoi expedites Ca Tru singing preservation Society

Hanoi expedites Ca Tru singing preservation

Cultural experts and Ca Tru (ceremonial singing) aficionados in Hanoi gathered at a talk held in the city on October 22, discussing measures to preserve this intangible cultural heritage.
Culture - Sports

Then singing seeks UNESCO recognition

The northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang, one of the cradles of Hat Then ( Then singing), is working hard to hasten the compilation of a dossier seeking UNESCO’s recognition of the musical genre as a piece of intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
Society

Veteran photographer honoured

Leaning against his walking stick and wearing a camera on his neck, white-haired photographer Quang Phung received the Grand Award in this year's Bui Xuan Phai – Love for Hanoi Awards on August 29.
Culture - Sports

Historian traces Hanoi's food culture

Hanoi is know for its unique cuisine, says historian Nguyen Nha, whose 200-page culinary history of Hanoi was published on Oct. 6 as part of the celebrations of the capital city's 1,000th anniversary.