Thousands of local people and visitors participate in Hue Festival

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Thousands of local people and visitors participate in Hue Festival

Thousands of local people and visitors took part in a series of cultural activities which is being held during Hue Festival 2014, on April 13.
Knitting traditional non la (palm-leaf conical hat) of Vietnam at the ancient market of Thanh Toan Tile Bridge. (Photo: Sggp)

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Vietnam prepared to celebrate Hung Kings fest tomorrow

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

Vietnam prepared to celebrate Hung Kings fest tomorrow

The Hung Kings festival, which pays tribute to the country-founding kings and has grown into a national grand ceremony, will be organized in the northern province of Phu Tho from April 5 to 9.

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Scarecrows for mice on Vietnamese fields

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

Scarecrows for mice on Vietnamese fields

Vietnamese farmers have resorted to using puppets to protect their fields from mice and birds for many generations, making it a sort of folk art.

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Sculptor proposes building stone island for Truong Sa heroes

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Sculptor proposes building stone island for Truong Sa heroes

A Vietnamese sculptor has put forward an idea to build a stone island in the shape of a “nón lá” (a local conical hat made of palm leaves) to commemorate 64 national heroes who died on a Vietnamese island while battling Chinese invaders in 1988.

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Traditional artists stay devoted against all odds

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Traditional artists stay devoted against all odds

More than a few artists have dedicated their whole lives to “hat boi”, also known as “tuong” (classical Vietnamese opera) though their art is struggling to survive due to intense competition from modern genres and is thus meagerly paid.

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Bac Ninh – home to innumerable cultural heritages

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

Bac Ninh – home to innumerable cultural heritages

The northern province of Bac Ninh is home to many cultural heritage, particularly UNESCO-recognised love duet singing (Quan ho) and ceremonial singing (Ca tru), along with Dau and But Thap pagodas that have recently won special national heritage recognition.

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Chau Van singing - A unique feature of Vietnamese culture

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Chau Van singing - A unique feature of Vietnamese culture

VietNamNet Bridge - To preserve and promote the art of Chau van singing, the French Cultural Centre in Hanoi and Vietnam’s Chau van Singing Preservation Club recently organized a two-night Chau van singing performance, drawing much attention from the public.

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Young writers struggle to make mark in Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Young writers struggle to make mark in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – The life of a writer is difficult at the best of times, requiring discipline, dedication, passion and perseverance, as a number of talented young scribes have come to realise.

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Young writers struggle to make mark in Vietnam

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

The life of a writer is difficult at the best of times, requiring discipline, dedication, passion and perseverance, as a number of talented young scribes have come to realise.

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Art & Entertainment Headlines December 17

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

Art & Entertainment Headlines December 17

US veteran draws portraits of local artists

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Tenor wins annual TV singing contest

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

Tenor wins annual TV singing contest

Pham Trung Kien of Binh Thuan Province has won HCM City Television's Tieng Hat Truyen Hinh annual singing contest, which wrapped up on Friday.

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Keeping the “Then” flames eternal

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

Keeping the “Then” flames eternal

VietNamNet Bridge – 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 – a traditional oratorio of the Tay people.

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Keeping the “Then” flames eternal

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VOV News English 4 month(s) ago 2 related news

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 – a traditional oratorio of the Tay people.

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Keeping the “Then” flames eternal

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VietnamPlus English 4 month(s) ago 2 related news

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 – a traditional oratorio of the Tay people.

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Tenors return for singing showdown

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago

Pham Trung Kien, who won the Ho Chi Minh City Television's (HTV) 2010 Tieng Ca Hoc Duong (Singing School), will be among eight contestants in the final round of the station's annual singing contest Tieng Hat Truyen Hinh, beginning the November 15 night.

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