Veteran ca tru singer dies at 84, leaving rich legacy

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Veteran ca tru singer dies at 84, leaving rich legacy

Songstress Nguyen Thi Chuc, a widely acclaimed ca tru (ceremonial singing) singer, died yesterday in Ha Noi due to old age and serious illness.

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Puppeteer shortage threatens survival of traditional art form

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A lack of puppeteers is threatening the survival of traditional puppetry, according to Chairman of Vietnam Theatre Artists' Association, Le Tien Tho.

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Puppeteer shortage threatens survival of traditional art form

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Puppeteer shortage threatens survival of traditional art form

VietNamNet Bridge – A lack of puppeteers is threatening the survival of traditional puppetry, according to the chairman of Viet Nam Theatre Artists' Association, Le Tien Tho.

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Puppeteer shortage threatens survival of traditional art form

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A lack of puppeteers is threatening the survival of traditional puppetry, according to the chairman of Viet Nam Theatre Artists' Association, Le Tien Tho.

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Jewellery on show in Hanoi old quarter

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A wide selection of jewellery is put on display at Kim Ngan temple, Hanoi’s Hang Bac Street as a gesture to honour skilful artisans and introduce the age-old craft to local and global visitors.

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Sad life stories of “Đờn ca tài tử” elite stars

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Sad life stories of “Don ca tai tu” elite stars

The development of the favorite art form ‘Đờn ca tài tử’ in southern Vietnam has gone along with famous stars and ‘super’ rich figures. Many of them fell in love with each other but their love stories often did not last for a long time.

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France show ‘reshapes’ Vietnamese art ‘Đờn ca tài tử’

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France show ‘reshapes’ Vietnamese art ‘Don ca tai tu’

Over 100 years ago, ‘Đờn ca tài tử’, the unique traditional musical art of southern Vietnam, was first performed in France by a troupe from My Tho. Last month, the art was recognized by UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

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Hue gathers regional musicians for folk music festival

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Hue gathers regional musicians for folk music festival

Hue will host a folk music festival in May, gathering performance artists from a range of troupes from central Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue provinces.

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Traditional musical game makes comeback

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Traditional musical game makes comeback

VietNamNet Bridge – During the Nha Trang Sea Festival held last June in coastal Khanh Hoa Province, bai choi games attracted crowds of both Vietnamese and foreigners.

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Don Ca Tai Tu receives UNESCO certificate

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Don Ca Tai Tu receives UNESCO certificate

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam received the UNESCO certificate honouring Vietnam’s Don Ca Tai Yu as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humankind on February 11 in Ho Chi Minh.

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Tai tu award nation's pride: PM

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Tai tu award nation's pride: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said on February 11 that preservation of traditional music forms assumes greater importance as the country deepens its international integration.

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Traditional musical game makes comeback

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Traditional musical game makes comeback

During the Nha Trang Sea Festival held last June in coastal Khanh Hoa Province, Bai Choi games attracted crowds of both Vietnamese and foreigners.

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Traditional musical game makes comeback

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Traditional musical game makes comeback

A traditional game that combines competitive play with folk music is being revived by villages in the Central region. Will UNESCO recognise the game as a form of Viet Nam's intangible cultural heritage?

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Phu Tho’s Xoan singing introduced to schools

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Phu Tho’s Xoan singing introduced to schools

Bringing Xoan singing into schools has been recognised as an effective way of keeping the traditional art form in the hearts and minds of local people in the northern province of Phu Tho, its cradle.

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First “Don ca tai tu” festival on the horizon

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The first national festival of “Don ca tai tu”, the musical art that UNESCO recognised as an intangible cultural heritage, will take place in the southern province of Bac Lieu from April 20-25.

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