Musician Nguyễn Quang Long is well-known for his devotion in reviving xẩm (blind busker’s singing). Actually, he’s also a researcher of various types of traditional performing arts. He speaks with Minh Thu about the works behind the curtain.
The increasing global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic has forced the organisers of national and international cultural events and celebrations to change schedules, reduce scale or even cancel the events.
This year, the province aims to receive 1.6 million tourists, including 220,000 foreigners, while income from tourism is expected to reach VNĐ800 billion (US$34 million).
The Southernmost province of Cà Mau and its people are major topic of paintings which are on display at the HCM City Fine Arts Museum.
Unique performing arts of ethnic minority people in the southern province of Tây Ninh started the Tây Ninh Day in Hà Nội.
The Culture and Sports Department in Huế has signed an agreement to co-ordinate with the local Education and Training Department to add folk singing to the academic curriculum in schools.
Bamboo and circus are two familiar concepts in Vietnamese life, but sometimes familiarity and simplicity are anything but ordinary, especially when the two combines on stage to create an art show like the Vietnamese Bamboo Circus.