Paintings on lotus leaves Culture - Sports

Paintings on lotus leaves

The lotus plant is very spiritual and loved by Vietnamese people from all walks of life. In order to bring the image of this special flower into daily life, Kieu Cao Dung from Hanoi has turned ordinary lotus leaves into works of art with traditional cultural features.
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.
Shapes of Sounds offers new folk arts performances Culture - Sports

Shapes of Sounds offers new folk arts performances

The Voice of Ho Chi Minh City People (VOH) has launched a special art project offering folk music, dance and singing performances this month as part of its efforts to preserve and introduce Vietnamese traditional arts and culture to residents and visitors.
Dong Ho painting – art of daily life Culture - Sports

Dong Ho painting – art of daily life

For centuries, Dong Ho paintings were used as precious decorations to celebrate the Tet festival. People bought the paintings to hang on their walls for a year, which are then replaced with new ones for the next New Year. Dong Ho painting was inscribed in the list of national intangible cultural heritage in December 2012.
Folk paintings displayed in Hai Phong Culture - Sports

Folk paintings displayed in Hai Phong

Nearly 60 traditional folk paintings of different genres such as Dong Ho and Hang Trong, and those of Tay and Cao Lan ethnic minority groups are on display at an exhibition in the northern port city of Hai Phong.