Ca Tru: Unique Vietnamese ceremonial singing
06:00 | 02/05/2021 Culture & Tourism
(VEN) - In October 2009, Vietnamese ceremonial singing or Ca tru was officially recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a world intangible cultural heritage in need of preservation. Ca tru is one of the most unique folk music genres in the Vietnamese treasury of traditional music.
Vaccine passport: Can a simple QR code save Vietnamese tourism?
06:00 | 13/04/2021 Culture & Tourism
(VEN) - Vietnamese authorities are considering the use of Covid-19 vaccination passports to aid the recovery of the country’s hard-hit tourism industry. Directors of travel businesses such as Flamingo Redtours and New World Travel say the passports, which several countries and corporations are launching, could save the sector.
Buffalo fighting: An ancient tradition preserved
06:00 | 28/03/2021 Culture & Tourism
(VEN) - The buffalo has long been a close friend of Vietnam’s farmers, as reflected in the saying, “buffalo goes first, plow follows”. In many villages, however, buffalo are also known for their powerful fighting performances and the luck they are believed to bring spectators.
Yes we Khen
06:00 | 21/03/2021 Culture & Tourism
(VEN) - Those visiting the ancient town of Dong Van in Ha Giang Province on the Lunar New Year will hear the plaintive sounds of the Khen echoing over the mountains and forests along the Vietnam-China border emanating from the Mong Panpipe Festival.