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Muong Sap’s Dance

Tay Bac has provinces such as Lai Chau, Son La, Lao Cai, Yen Bai and Hoa Binh. Each ethnic group in Tay Bac has their own special dance. Besides the Thai people’s Xoe folk dance, the La Ha people’s the Tang Bu dance, the Muong people’s the Sap dance is also unique folk dance. The […]

Vietnamese Folk Games

A folk game is an activity, usually used for enjoyment and sometimes also used as an educational tool. The games’ characteristics are fun, independent (limited location and time), not make profit. The players do not want to reach a specific material interest. Shuttlecock kicking The game is for children and students. Shuttlecock was made ​​from […]

Vietnam’s Monochord

Monochord’s History Like most other Vietnam’s musical instruments, the Monochord does not has the exact name of its inventor.  Tran Van Khe Professor said that according to legend, there was an old man named Truong Vien who had to take part in army to against enemies. Before leaving, he told his wife that if chaos […]

Vietnamese Traditional Sculpture

Vietnamese sculpture has been heavily influenced by the three traditional religions Taoism, Confucianism, and Buddhism, which come from neighboring countries China and India. Sculpture prehistory The prehistory started from the Nui Do culture, 300,000 year ago, to the Dong Son culture, 2,500 years ago. In this period, cultural activities are not divided clearly. There are […]

Nha Nhac – Hue royal Court Music

Nha Nhac or The Hue royal Court Music is feudal court music which is shown in the important festivals in the year under the Vietnam Nguyen Dynasty. The Hue royal Court Music has been recognized as masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible humanity by UNESCO in 2003. The initial foundation of Nha Nhac began conceiving […]

Vietnam traditional handicraft village

Vietnam traditional handicraft village has been existed for a long time. It is famous for traditional handicraft products, source of cultural pride. Vietnam Handicraft Products has its own unique features. Products’ name is always named after the name of the village making ​​them. The handicraft products are both objects of normal daily activities and social […]

Dong Ho Painting

Dong Ho Village is located at Song Ho Commune, Thuan Thanh district, Bac Ninh province. The village with its famous paintings has become an aesthetic symbol in Vietnam Culture. The Village is situated on the banks of the Duong River. The famous folk paintings are attached to the inner life of Vietnam citizens. Paper used […]

Ca Tru Singing

Ca Tru is one of Vietnam traditional music. It appeared in the early sixteenth century. Although it was experienced ups and downs of history, with the characteristics of a unique art form, coordination between the shifts from and harmony vocals Ca Tru has had an important position in both Vietnam and the world. Ca Tru […]

Harvest Festival

After harvesting the rice crops, the Harvest Festival is held by every family of Phu Yen ethnic minorities. The festival takes place in center place or spiritual one, which is attached to a historical event or a hometown’s legend. The Harvest Festival’s purpose gives thanks to the rice gods, pray for the villages’ peace, and […]

Long Tong Festival

Long Tong Festival is the most important festival of New Year, associated with agriculture, held in the village to pray for the peace and prosperity. The festival was originated since many years ago. It is passed from generations to generations. Long Tong festival is annually held in Vinh Loc town, Chiem Hoa district, Tuyen Quang […]

Chol Chnam Thmay Festival

The Chol Chnam Thmay Festival is the biggest festival of the Khmer people. It is held at the pagodas and local homes. It is the New Year festival of the Khmer people as Tet of the Viet people. The festival is prepared very carefully. Khmer people clean and redecorate their house and buy necessary food […]

Doan Ngo Festival

According to ancient opinion, Doan Ngo Festival is also called Doan Duong Festival. Doan means the start, Ngo can be understood as noon or the seventh animal of the Chinese zodiac- the horse. Besides, the Doan Ngo festival is also known as Tet Sau Bo (Worms Festival) or May Festival, which to be celebrated on […]