Tay artist’s free class makes Then folk singing accessible to all
Then is an essential ritual practice of the Tay, Nung, and Thai ethnic minority groups in northern Vietnam. 62-year-old artisan Hoang Lien Son of Na Hang district, Tuyen Quang province, organizes free Then singing classes to help preserve the culture of the Tay people and pass it on to future generations.
Yen Tu spring festival set to reopen after three-year hiatus
The Yen Tu spring festival in the northern province of Quang Ninh is scheduled to kick off on January 31, the 10th day of the Lunar New Year, after enduring…
Hanoi calligraphy festival set to run during Tet
The annual spring calligraphy festival will kick off at the Literature Lake, part of the Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature), on January 15 after a two-year hiatus related…
Exhibition of collections of Vietnamese folk paintings to open in HCMC
HCMC Fine Arts Museum in coordination with the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum organized an exhibition titled “The color of Spring in Tu Binh folk paintings” featuring collections of Vietnamese folk paintings.
Exhibition recalls Mau Than General Offensive and Uprising in 1968 spring
A photo exhibition recalling the Mau Than General Offensive and Uprising in the spring of 1968, officially opened in Ho Chi Minh City.
Fashion helps honour cultural heritage
Vietnam International Fashion Week-VIFW 2022 recently wrapped up in Hanoi, ending a successful year with many exciting events hosted by the fashion industry after the COVID-19 pandemic. Joining the global trend, Vietnamese fashion designers paid greater attention to highlighting culture and using environmentally friendly materials for their products.
Hoi An launches unique cultural activities to welcome in the New Year
Hoi An Ancient Town in the central province of Quang Nam has kicked off a number of unique art and cultural activities aimed at welcoming in 2023, including a programme entitled "Artistic and creative path".
Seeking the way to promote the value of Champa cultural heritage in Hue
In Hue culture, the Champa cultural heritage is considered a deep sedimentary layer, a component of major significance that contributes to the identity of Hue culture.
Fine arts exhibition highlights national cultural heritages
Nine-teen fine artworks featuring the perspectives on the national cultural heritages are on display at an exhibition, which officially opened at Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature).
Young artist committed to keeping Dong Ho folk painting alive
After graduating from a prestigious university, 26-year-old Nguyen Dang Hieu quit his job in Hanoi and returned to his hometown in Dong Ho village in Hanoi's neighboring province of Bac Ninh to make Dong Ho folk paintings. He wanted to carry on the trade that has been a tradition in his family for three generations.
Long Bien Bridge tells stories about Hanoi
A collection of old documents related to Hanoi’s iconic Long Bien Bridge has been unveiled to the public for the first time at an exhibition entitled “Long Bien Bridge – The Eyewitness of History”.
Art programme features silk Ao Dai collections inspired by songs about soldiers
An art programme, themed “Soldiers and Silk”, was held at the campus of the Military Zone 7 in Ho Chi Minh City, as part of the activities marking the 78th anniversary of the Vietnam People's Army (December 22, 1944 – 2022).
Binh Duong: Exhibition honours former President’s contributions to national development
More than 3,000 images and many artefacts highlighting the activities of former President Nguyen Minh Triet, during the 2006-2011 period, are on display at an exhibition which officially opened on December 20 in Thu Dau Mot City, in the southern province of Binh Duong.
Traditional theatrical arts approach audience in Ho Chi Minh City
To preserve and promote traditional arts, aside from training the next generation of young artists, it is equally important to have a new generation of audience members. Art troupes in Ho Chi Minh City have performed in schools to rekindle students’ love for the traditional arts.
Phu Quoc fish sauce making recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage
The People's Committee of Kien Giang province organised a ceremony, on December 16 to receive the Decision of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, on recognising the making of fish sauce on Phu Quoc Island city, as part of the national intangible cultural heritage.
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