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Classical drama introduced to foreign friends

– A special “tuong” or classical drama programme has been designed recently to serve foreign tourists as part of efforts by the Vietnam Theatre of Classical Drama to promote the traditional art form.

 

Man revives passion for ancient royal dance

Ngo Trong Phan has successfully restored Bat dat, an ancient royal dance that has not been performed for more than 80 years.

   

Preserving the treasure of Cao Lan songs

A club of the ethnic minority community in the northern province of Tuyen Quang is preserving sinh ca folk songs as "treasures" for the next generations. Mai Hong and Trung Hieu report.

   

Foreign tourists help keep Viet Nam theatre on its feet

It's a cool Saturday evening. Multicoloured twinkling lights in shops are switched on in the old streets, adding to the mystery of the old architecture. There is bustle in the air with more [ … ]

   

Children’s drum team in Tho Ha Village

Located in Van Ha Commune, Viet Yen District, Bac Giang Province, Tho Ha Village is well known for its festival with many distinctive cultural features. One of the most anticipated events du [ … ]

   

Amateur performance club keeps traditional cai luong opera alive

After putting the finish-ing touches to her tied-up hair, and buttoning up her glittering, long silk dress, Doan Thi Thu Huong takes a deep breath and walks onto the stage.

   

Ca tru club preserves traditional music

An old man passionately plays a three-string lute, while another man beats castanets and a young woman sings classical songs.

   

Ca tru club preserves traditional music

Ca tru, also known as hat a dao, is an ancient type of music featuring female vocalists. It originated in northern Viet Nam and was, like many traditional music genres, a form of entertainme [ … ]

   

Mekong Delta revives Khmer theatre

Du ke, a style of musical theatre created by Khmer people in southern Viet Nam in the early 1920s, is returning to the stage in its native region thanks to a handful of dedicated troupes. Ho [ … ]

   

UNESCO lists Vietnamese folk music as world cultural heritage

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The art of Don Ca Tai Tu's music and songs in southern Viet Nam has officially become a recognised UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

   

Keeping the “Then” flames eternal

Chiem Hoa district of northern Tuyen Quang province is home to 18 ethnic groups, each with their own special cultures. Among these, arguably the most memorable is Hat then singing [ … ]

   

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