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Thai’s Xoe Dance

Thai’s Xoe Dance

Xoe dance is an important collective dance of Thai people. It is a cultural folk form of the Thai that is passed through many generations. Xoe dance is an indispensible spirit food for the Thai people. The origin of “Xoe” dance In 10th  century, the Thai migrated to Vietnam. At that time, human being had […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cheo Singing

When did the Cheo appear? Cheo’s origins date back to 12th century under the Ly Dynasty. Cheo’s root came from Red River Delta. It derives from folk traditions. It was transmitted by oral, including a combination between traditional set pieces and improvisational routines suite for amateur theatre.  A message of satirical criticism of the existing […]

Xam Singing

Xam singing has been handed from generation to generation for many years. Hat Xam, or the strain of the blind artists, has existed in the Tran dynasty (13th century). It is said that a children of King Tran Thanh Tong is Tran Quoc Dinh invented it. According to this legend, the King was extremely kindly, […]

Vietnamese Water Puppet

If you are ever in Hanoi, Water Puppet is one of the arts you should not miss- even you think you are not a puppet kind of person. “Puppets that dance on the water” is the literally of the Water Puppets. History: Vietnamese Water Puppet originated from the Red River Delta of Vietnam in the […]