Native flute melodies echo through Truong Son Range Culture - Sports

Native flute melodies echo through Truong Son Range

The Bru-Van Kieu residing in high mountainous areas of Quang Binh province have created several singing genres, dances, and musical instruments. Of their traditional musical instruments such as panpipes, Ta Lu mandolin, cymbals, and gongs, the flute is the most popular musical instrument, reports radio the Voice of Vietnam (VOV).
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Gia ra festival – unique custom of Cor people

“Gia ra” is the biggest festival in a year for the Cor ethnic minority group, who live mainly in the central province of Quang Ngai’s Tay Tra and Tra Bong districts as they mark the end of a rice crop, traditionally lasting one year.
National Don ca tai tu music festival opens Culture - Sports

National Don ca tai tu music festival opens

Six organisations and five individuals who have contributed to preserving and developing the artistic value of UNESCO recognised heritage Don ca tai tu received merit certificates from the Prime Minister at the opening ceremony of the first National Don Ca Tai Tu Festival in Bac Lieu on April 25 night.
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Composer promotes traditional music abroad

Vietnamese traditional music has been introduced to 27 students at Taiwan University of Arts by Pham Thi Hue, who is a player, singer, composer and educator of traditional musical instruments including dan bau (monochord) and dan day (four-chord lute with rectangular resonance box).