- 07/09/2012 10:31
"Hat then" performances are important ceremonial events, which unite the entire community. Long Poems consist of several chapters with different content lengths. A show usually involves two or three groups of singers, plus musicians. The epics last for hours and are divided...
- 18/08/2012 12:13
Vietnamese people of different ages make kites of many shapes, sizes, materials and with bamboo flutes. “Diều sáo” not only attract people by their shapes and colours but also by their flutes. Every afternoon, when the wind tenderly blows, they will play “dieu...
- 25/05/2012 08:40
Its music and poetry are mingled with a variety of rhythms, pauses, tempos, stresses and pitches. It is in essence a cantillation where the tunes and rhythm depend on the contents of the sung text and may be linked together into a suite, used in relation to a mythical happening, with hints...
- 22/05/2012 10:10
Cheo which has its roots in ancient village festivals is a form of popular theatre in Vietnam . It consists of folk songs with pantomime, instrumental music and dances, combined with instructive or interpretive sketches dealing with stories from legends, poetry, history or even daily...
- 21/05/2012 11:45
The special instrument often accompanies its player to the field, to festivals held at the communal long-house, or to a meeting place where the player reveals his feelings to his lover. The Gong Zither The body of the gong zither is made of a hollow bamboo pipe which is closed by its...
- 21/05/2012 12:48
The Cong Chieng is a kind of musical instrument casted from mixed copper and belongs to the idiophonic family. In Vietnamese language, the word "Cong" points to a musical instrument with a bossed part in center (bossed gong) and "Chieng" without it (flat gong). Cong Chieng- Central...
- 13/05/2012 10:50
Traveling to Vietnam , you will have a chance to enjoy Ca Tru performance and experience the Vietnamese traditional music and instruments . Ca tru music sounds strange to the uninitiated. Clicks and clacks accompany the centuries old ballads. It is not the kind of music that inspires toe...
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