• Youths preserve Ca Tru folk singing

    Youths preserve Ca Tru folk singing

    29/03/2013 12:55

    VOV reporter To Tuan has a story about how the younger generation is preserving Ca Tru folk singing. Ca Tru is a unique type of folk music in Vietnam that dates back to the 15 th century. Ca Tru folk singing has a strong influence on people’s cultural and social life in the Red River...

  • Vietnam’s film industry celebrates 60th anniversary

    Vietnam’s film industry celebrates 60th anniversary

    15/03/2013 11:17

    On March 15, 1953, in Dinh Hoa District in Thai Nguyen Province, the late President Ho Chi Minh signed an Executive Order to establish the revolutionary film industry of Vietnam. The industry was established on March 15, 1953; however, Vietnamese films were being made since 1947,...

  • Ca tru strikes fresh chord with young lovers

    Ca tru strikes fresh chord with young lovers

    15/03/2013 11:14

    At the recent engagement ceremony of their friend Le Sy Tuyen’s daughter in Ha Noi’s Nguyen Khuyen Street, Nguyen Van Phuong and his wife were impressed most by the performance of ca tru (an ancient genre of Vietnamese chamber music). “We are native Hanoians, so...

  • Vietnam capital's eccentricities charm French photographer

    Vietnam capital's eccentricities charm French photographer

    28/02/2013 10:46

    “I see people smiling all the time in Viet Nam, that’s probably why I love being here,” Zazar said. Wonderwall: Lolo Zazar stands besides one of his photos featuring the patchwork walls of Ha Noi at an exhibition in the city last year. The French artist has worked in...

  • Vietnamese Water Puppet (Mua Roi Nuoc)

    Vietnamese Water Puppet (Mua Roi Nuoc)

    07/07/2012 09:31

    History: The origin of Vietnamese Water Puppet was from the Red River Delta of Vietnam in 10th century.Water puppetry is deeply imbued with the cultural characteristics of the people of this area. Some of the earliest troupes are in Nguyên Xá commune, Đông Hưng...

  • Dai Bai village remains traditional craft of casting bronze

    Dai Bai village remains traditional craft of casting bronze

    04/07/2012 11:42

    Đại Bái village in the northern province of Bac Ninh follows a standard craft of casting bronze items- a profession, that has been living for many years. Rising costs of input materials, and reduced demand in recent years have had a negative impact on the village’s business....

  • Vietnamese Water Puppet (Mua Roi Nuoc)

    Vietnamese Water Puppet (Mua Roi Nuoc)

    02/07/2012 11:02

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