Music researcher Nguyễn Quang Long speaks with reporter Bùi Quỳnh Hoa about his dream to make xẩm (blind busker’s singing) and other traditional Vietnamese music more accessible for young people.
The 1st Vietnamese Traditional Culture and International Culture Exchange Festival will be held from April 5 to 9 at Thăng Long Citadel in Hà Nội.
The festival aims to preserve and develop traditional culture and promote international friendship.
The annual Lim love duet singing festival, which often takes place on the 13th-14th of the first lunar month, will be marked this year with a festival titled Về Miền Quan Họ (Visiting Quan Họ Region).
Various spring festivals are taking place throughout the country.
Singer Tân Nhàn is busy preparing for her first solo concert Trở Về (The Return) on February 23. She talks to Minh Thu about her ambitions of putting traditional music in the spotlight.
An exhibition to mark the 10 year anniversary of quan họ (love duet singing) receiving the title of intangible cultural heritage of humanity from UNESCO is opening in the northern province of Bắc Ninh.
A series of traditional cultural activities will take place this week at the Việt Nam Museum of Ethnology on Hà Nội’s Nguyễn Văn Huyên Street to welcome Tết (Lunar New Year).
Popular poet and composer Nguyễn Trọng Tạo passed away on January 7 after dealing with a lengthy and serious illness. He was 71.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc attended a national unity festival in Nội Ninh Village, Ninh Sơn Commune, Việt Yên District of the northern province of Bắc Giang, on Saturday.