Saigon man recycles trash into treasure

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Saigon man recycles trash into treasure

VietNamNet Bridge - Tong Van Thom, a waste collector in HCM City, has amassed a large quantity of vintage rubbish, which he skillfully turns into unique items.

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In photos: Village makes trumpet for generations in northern Vietnam

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In photos: Village makes trumpet for generations in northern Vietnam

A village in northern Vietnam’s Nam Dinh Province has long been known for its villagers’ skills in playing and crafting the trumpet since the early 1900s.

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Mong people show flute skills in August festival

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Mong people show flute skills in August festival

(VOV) - The Mong ethnic minority people’s traditional Khen (flute) festival is set to take place in Dong Van district, Ha Giang province on August 30-31 featuring a wide range of special activities.

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Ethnic panpipe fest to be held in northern Vietnam in late August

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Ethnic panpipe fest to be held in northern Vietnam in late August

A festival featuring panpipes by an ethnic minority community will be organized late this month in northern Vietnam’s Ha Giang Province, which is home to internationally recognized Dong Van Karst Plateau.

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Festival to celebrate khen flute of Mong ethnic group

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

A festival featuring khen, typical bamboo flutes of the Mong ethnic minority people, will be held in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang for the second time on August 30 and 31.

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Gig spotlights traditional music

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

A concert in Ha Noi tonight will raise funds for young traditional musicians.

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Festival showcases cultural essence of Quang Ngai ethnic minorities

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

More than 200 artisans of ethnic minorities across the central province of Quang Ngai presented the best of their traditional culture through musical instrument and singing performances at a recent festival in Son Tay district.

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Discover the rustic charm of Thien Cam

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Discover the rustic charm of Thien Cam

The mountains and the small En island, far from the shore, ensure that visitors do not feel overwhelmed by the vastness of the sea that often causes humans to feel alone and insecure.

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Zither fest attracts int'l patriots

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Zither fest attracts int'l patriots

Fourteen overseas Vietnamese musicians have returned to Viet Nam to perform at a zither festival organised by the HCM City Conservatory of Music and the city's Labour Cultural Palace from June 30-July 4.

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Traditional music festival gathers expat Vietnamese players

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Traditional music festival gathers expat Vietnamese players

A “dan tranh” (16-chord zither) festival, which kicked off on Monday, is attended by several expat Vietnamese ensembles the world over who have been dedicated to their home country’s traditional musical instrument.

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Sixty Zitherists perform in HCMC

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Sixty Zitherists perform in HCMC

More than 60 zitherists at home and abroad joined in a concert t at Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music that is part of dan tranh (sixteen-string zither) art program 2014 to take place in the city from June 30-July 4.

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Getting pianos to hit the right keys

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Getting pianos to hit the right keys

He began to learn to play the piano when he was just 10, and soon learnt he did not have the passion to persevere, but Dang Nguyen Hao's sharp ear for sound kept him glued to the music world.

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Mali musician presents world music nite

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

A special concert to celebrate World Music Night will be held on Saturday at the Pullman Hanoi Hotel, featuring musician Musbaba Traore from Mali.

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Art & Entertainment News Headlines 17/6

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Art & Entertainment News Headlines 17/6

HCM City hosts 5th Windsor Wedding Fair

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Class to preserve Khmer musical instrument opened

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Veteran Khmer musicians are teaching young people how to play the cha pay (zither) in an effort to preserve the group's cultural heritage.

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