Tro Chieng – The most anticipated festival in Thanh Hoa

Thanh Hoa Province is rich in culture. It boasts not only many historical vestiges like Ham Rong Bridge, Ho Citadel and Lam Kinh Remains, but also many folk games and professional contests ... Continue Reading →

Earrings of the Mong in Son La, Vietnam

Viet Nam’s northwestern region appeals to visitors for its natural beauty and the unique culture of local ethnic groups, which includes their costumes and architecture. To the ... Continue Reading →

Chau Van – Vietnamese ritual singing

Chau Van is a highly rhythmic form of singing that often accompanies “hau dong” (mediumship) during rituals to honor the Mother Goddess or connect to other gods. It is usually performed ... Continue Reading →

Tet Holiday of Thai people in Mai Chau Valley

Thai people in Vietnam with the population of more than one million people, mainly live in the mountainous Northern provinces such as: Lai Chau, Son La, Dien Bien Hoa Binh, Thanh Hoa ... Continue Reading →

Windy Days youth trips explore traditional Vietnamese culture

It’s a cool autumn morning when senior student Pham Thi Thanh Huyen takes a bus trip with her friends for a one-day tour of the outskirts of Ha Noi. Outskirts of Ha Noi, bus trip, ... Continue Reading →

Vietnamese folk music night to be held in Ha Noi

A night of Vietnamese folk music featuring ca tru (ceremonial singing), cheo (popular theatre), chau van (spiritual singing) and xam (blind buskers’ singing) will take place in ... Continue Reading →

Bai Choi singing recognised as intangible cultural heritage

The Phu Yen provincial People’s Committee held a ceremony on November 21 to receive the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s certificate recognising Bai Choi (singing while ... Continue Reading →

Festival looks to promote southern Khmer ethnic culture

The 6th Culture, Sports and Tourism Festival of the Khmer ethnic people in southern Vietnam will commence on November 27 in Hau Giang province. Artists from Khmer ethnic region in ... Continue Reading →

Developing strategies to promote world heritage values in Viet Nam

A network of various world heritage sites across the nation should act as the basis for Viet Nam to develop its tourism sector, helping to turn the country into an attractive tourist ... Continue Reading →

Bac Ninh province restores old houses for “Quan ho” gatherings

The northern province of Bac Ninh is taking steps to restore two “Nha chua Quan ho” (houses where Quan ho singers gathered for training and performances) in Bac Ninh City and Tien ... Continue Reading →