Vietnamese artists celebrate “cai luong” opera centennial
15:10 | 18/06/2018 Culture & Art
(VEN) - Artists from around Vietnam joined recently to celebrate the 100th anniversary of cai luong, a form of modern folk opera that originated in Southern Vietnam in the early 20th century, blending folk songs, classical music, classical theater form based on Chinese opera, and modern drama.
Vietnamese, US choirs on same stage
11:20 | 14/06/2018 Culture & Art
The Ho Chi Minh Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera and the US’s CREDO choir will stage “Verleih uns Frieden” and “Let there be peace on earth” under the special music program “summer melody” scheduled for June 14 at Ben Thanh Theatre in Ho Chi Minh City.
Festival promotes Vietnamese culture in RoK
10:12 | 07/06/2018 Culture & Art
The second cultural festival entitled “We are together” will take place at the KBS Arena in Seoul in the Republic of Korea (RoK) on June 16 to promote Vietnamese culture in the RoK and cultural exchanges between the two countries.
Boat race declared national cultural heritage
14:45 | 24/05/2018 Culture & Art
(VEN) - The centuries-old, three-day Dam boat racing festival, a colorful event held every five years in the capital city of Hanoi, drew 150 rowers this year and was proclaimed a national intangible cultural heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.