Joyous celebrations for New Year 2018 are being held this December at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism, in the Dong Mo tourism area of Son Tay town, Hanoi.
Xoan singing, a folk music genre in Vietnam’s northern midland province of Phu Tho, has been removed from UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding and added to the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Việt Nam’s bài chòi (folk singing) has been officially honoured as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).
Xoan singing and Bai choi singing, two forms of Vietnamese folk music, are among 35 cultural heritages applying to be added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
From November 30, 2017 to February 28, 2018, the public will have a chance to contemplate ancient images and keepsakes in traditional weddings at the showroom with the theme “ Hue traditional weddings” opened by Hue Cultural Museum this morning ( November 30).
“The unique colours of Khmer culture are part of the rich variety among the 54 nationalities who live in Việt Nam,” Đặng Hùng, head of the Bạc Liêu Province’s Union of Associations for Literature and Arts, said this week.
Documents, photographs and memorabilia of American prisoners of war went on show at Tim Lai Ky Uc (Finding Memories) in Hoa Lo Prison on November 29 and will run until February, 2018.
Folk art not only provides a modest income for many Vietnamese, it has often been considered a national treasure. However, as modern art styles become popular, the old paintings are starting to fade into the distance.
If the capital's public welcomes the Cultural Heritage Day of Vietnam (23/11) with the space of the past examinations, with the traditional male áo dài and the sound of ca trù, chèo, then Hue promises to tell the equally attractive story of the beauty of architecture and art of An Dinh Palace. This palace of King Khai Dinh bears the stamp of Western civilization and the hidden soul of Vietnamese culture.