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.
Preserving folk singing with drums Culture - Sports

Preserving folk singing with drums

The art of folk singing alongside drums, hat trong quan in Vietnamese, started in Bui Xa village, in today’s Thuan Thanh district, the northern province of Bac Ninh, in the 13th century, but locals still practise the art.
Hue folk singing Culture - Sports

InfographicHue folk singing

Hue folk singing is a variation of Hue royal court music, played on traditional musical instruments with the singers dressed in the ao dai (traditional long dress).
Hue folk singing to be taught at school Culture - Sports

Hue folk singing to be taught at school

The Culture and Sports Department in Hue city, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, has signed an agreement to coordinate with the city’s Education and Training Department to add Ca Hue (Hue folk singing) to the academic curriculum in local schools.