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Vietnam’s bai choi art receives UNESCO heritage certificate Vietnam’s bai choi art receives UNESCO heritage certificate
May 07 2018

A ceremony was held in Binh Dinh province on May 5, to receive a certificate recognising bai choi, a form of folk singing popular in central Vietnam, as a UNESCO intangible heritage of humanity.

Vietnamese archaeological treasures introduced to public Vietnamese archaeological treasures introduced to public
Apr 13 2018

Over 300 Vietnamese archaeological artifacts, found throughout the nation during the past 60 years, are on display at a special exhibition titled “Treasures of Vietnam’s archaeology,” which opened...

Ancient imperial city ready for 10th Hue Festival Ancient imperial city ready for 10th Hue Festival
Apr 12 2018

The ancient imperial city of Hue in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue has completed preparations for the 10th edition of the biennial Hue Festival, which is slated to open on April 27.

Artist enthusiastic to promote Vietnam’s puppetry arts to the world Artist enthusiastic to promote Vietnam’s puppetry arts to the world
Mar 15 2018

“For such a long time, international friends have only spoken about water puppetry while they are talking about Vietnam’s arts of puppetry. However, I want to let them know that our country’s has a...

Old troupe bring sacred animals to life Old troupe bring sacred animals to life
Mar 12 2018

Despite his old age, Trịnh Văn Binh is graceful in controlling the dragon head leading his troupe in the tứ linh (four sacred mythical creatures: dragon, kylin, phoenix and tortoise) dance.

Cultural Village’s activities show love for sea and islands Cultural Village’s activities show love for sea and islands
Mar 06 2018

A series of activities, on the theme ‘The love of youth and ethnic people for Vietnam’s sea and islands” are taking place at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism, in the Dong...

Cultural exchange event highlights Japan’s charm in Hanoi Cultural exchange event highlights Japan’s charm in Hanoi
Mar 01 2018

A festival featuring a taste of Japanese culture is scheduled to be held at the Ly Thai To flower garden in Hanoi from March 23-26.

Vietnamese students hold music programme in Toronto Vietnamese students hold music programme in Toronto
Feb 27 2018

Vietnamese students in Toronto, Canada, have organised a music programme with the participation of nearly 300 overseas students studying in the city.

President launches spring festival in ethnic cultural village President launches spring festival in ethnic cultural village
Feb 27 2018

HÀ NỘI — President Trần Đại Quang beat a gong to launch the annual spring festival at the Culture-Tourism Village of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups in Hà Nội’s outlying district of Sơn Tây on February 24...

Hanoi to host first dragon boat racing festival Hanoi to host first dragon boat racing festival
Feb 23 2018

Hanoi will organise a dragon boat racing festival for the first time on February 24, the capital city’s authorities have announced.

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