5,000 people to perform ‘xoe’ dance Culture - Sports

5,000 people to perform ‘xoe’ dance

As many as 5,000 people will perform ’xoe’, a traditional dance of Thai ethnicity people, to set a Guinness World Record, at the opening ceremony of Muong Lo Culture and Tourism Festival on September 20 in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai.
 Experts warn of losing touch with mediumship Society

Experts warn of losing touch with mediumship

Researchers have been working to find a way to protect and preserve authentic hau dong, a medium ritual used in the northern religion of Dao Mau, which worships the Vietnamese deity of Mother Goddess.
Preservation of Vi-Dam folk singing discussed Culture - Sports

Preservation of Vi-Dam folk singing discussed

Many experts from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) along with domestic and foreign scholars have discussed ways to preserve and promote folk values of Vi-Dam singing in contemporary society.
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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.