Seven persons receive title of ‘Folklore Artist’

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The Vietnam Folklore Arts Association on December 27 conferred the title of 'Folklore Artist' on seven persons who have contributed greatly to folklore literature and arts. … [Read more...]

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Title of “Folklore Artist” given to seven people

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The Hanoitimes - The Vietnam Folklore Arts Association held a ceremony to grant folk artisan certificates and present the Vietnam Folklore Arts Association 2012 awards. The Vietnam Folklore Arts Association conferred the title of "Folklore Artist" to seven persons who have contributed greatly to folklore literature and arts. The contributions of the recipients include teaching the Vietnamese 'dan day' (an instrument resembling the guitar) played in "cheo" (traditional opera), and other … [Read more...]

Person preserves Dao ethnic traditional clothing

Ms. Senh teaches a girl to make traditional clothes (Source: quangninhtv.vn)

In Quang Son commune, Hai Ha district, Quang Ninh province, artisan Dieng Chong Senh is devoting all her efforts to preserving the traditional clothing of the Dao ethnic minority group, by teaching the hand-sewing and embroidering techniques to younger generations. Whenever she has time, Ms. Senh instructs her daughters and nieces to sew their ethnic traditional clothes. She carefully taught each detailed decoration. Many other young people also sought her out to learn how to make Dao … [Read more...]

Art & Entertainment Highlights December 31

Artworks by famous Vietnamese painters will go under the hammer at an auction in Singapore next month.

Vietnamese artworks put up for int'l auction The auction, which will start at 3pm on January 18 at the Larasati Auctioneers in Grand Park Orchard, will feature paintings by Bui Xuan Phai, Do Quang Em, and Dang Xuan Hoa. The starting price for these works is US$1,200. According to the organiser, six of the 96 artworks being offered at the upcoming auction are by Vietnamese artists. Nguyen dynasty's woodblocks introduced to public Valuable woodblocks used for rudimentary printing in the … [Read more...]

Landmark folklore projects honoured

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(VOV) - The Vietnam Folklore Arts Association (VFAA) has presented prizes to 64 notable research projects exploring folk art and culture in a ceremony on December 28. Art critics seek French folklore conservation experience Party official anxious about disappearing folklore Folklore artist given cultural knight title Phan Ngoc Khue's "Hang Trong Folk Painting" project received first prize. VFAA President To Ngoc Thanh outlined the scope of the entered research, spanning philosophy, folklore … [Read more...]

Ba Na ethnic person presented the title Folklore Artisan

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Mrs. H'Blen and her husband (Source: vnexpress.net) Mrs. H'Blen from the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai has been presented the title folklore artisan and insignia for the cause of Vietnam folklore arts. The title, which recognizes Mrs. H'Blen's contribution in teaching Ba Na folklore, was presented by the Vietnam Folklore Art Association in coordination with Gia Lai provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism. Mrs. H'Blen is now 80 years old. She was previously the deputy … [Read more...]

The whole country bustling with Tet preparations

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1. Hanoi Spring Flower Festival 2013 Hanoi Spring Flower Festival 2013,honouring craft villages and high-quality agricultural products and held by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in coordination with the Hanoi City People's Committee, Hanoi City Peasants' Association, the Vietnam Folklore Arts Association and the Vietnam Association of Traditional Villages, is taking place at Vietnam Culture and Arts Exhibition Centre at No 2 Hoa Lu Street from January 30 to February 5. It … [Read more...]

Spring colors cover the entire country

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VietNamNet Bridge - Apricot, peach, flowers, ornamental plants ... are coming to town these days, bringing the New Year to all over the country. The Mekong Delta: promising flower season Coming to the flower village of Binh Thuy in the city of Can Tho, the Sa Dec flower village in Dong Thap, Cai Mon village in Ben Tre in these days one will no longer see the "fields of flowers" in the green color of leaves, but the diverse colors of all kinds of flowers, such as chrysanthemum, roses, … [Read more...]

ART & ENTERTAINMENT IN BRIEF 27/1

Preservation of 'Gong' faces challenges in Central Highlands Preservation of the tradition of 'Gong' is facing serious challenges in the Central Highlands, said delegates at a conference in Da Lat City on January 25, which reviewed five years of a project to preserve and restore the traditional heritage values of Gong. The most serious concern is that the space to perform Gong has shrunk over the years. Many ceremonies and festivals using Gong have fallen into oblivion, while communal … [Read more...]

Hanoi ready for spring flower festival 2013

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Hanoi is ready for the Hanoi Spring Flower Festival 2013, honouring craft villages and high-quality agricultural products, to be held at Vietnam Culture and Arts Exhibition Centre at No 2 Hoa Lu Street from January 30 to February 5. The information was announced at a press briefing held in Hanoi on January 23. The event will be held by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in coordination with the Hanoi City People's Committee, Hanoi City Peasants' Association, the Vietnam Folklore … [Read more...]

Spring flower festival to honour traditional villages in Hanoi

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Photo for illustration (Source: laodong.com.vn) Hanoi spring flower festival 2013, which honours traditional villages and high quality agricultural products, will take place from January 30 to February 2 at the Vietnam Exhibition Centre for Arts and Culture (No2 Hoa Lu street). The event will be held by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in coordination with Hanoi City People's Committee, Hanoi City Peasants' Association, the Vietnam Folklore Arts Association and the Vietnam … [Read more...]

Vietnam Folklore Arts Association presents 63 awards

(Cinet)- On December 27, the Vietnam Folklore Arts Association held a ceremony to grant folk artisan certificates and present the Vietnam Folklore Arts Association 2012 awards. In 2012, 73 works under the fields of philosophy, customs, summer camping and artistic performance participated in the award. 63 works won prizes, in which 5 first prize, 8 second prizes, 32 third prize, 17 consolation prizes and a gift. On this occasion, the association presented folk artisan certificates to seven … [Read more...]

Title of “Folklore Artist” given to seven people

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The Hanoitimes - The Vietnam Folklore Arts Association held a ceremony to grant folk artisan certificates and present the Vietnam Folklore Arts Association 2012 awards. The Vietnam Folklore Arts Association conferred the title of "Folklore Artist" to seven persons who have contributed greatly to folklore literature and arts. The contributions of the recipients include teaching the Vietnamese 'dan day' (an instrument resembling the guitar) played in "cheo" (traditional opera), and other … [Read more...]

Seven more people receive ‘Folk Artisans’ title

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Nhan Dan - A ceremony was held in Hanoi on December 27 to present the title of 'Folk Artisans' to seven performers for their contribution to folk arts. … [Read more...]

64 works receive prizes from the Vietnam Folklore Arts Association

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On December 27, the Vietnam Folklore Arts Association held a ceremony to grant folk artisan certificates and present the Vietnam Folklore Arts Association 2012 awards. … [Read more...]

Titles conferred upon nine folk artisans

The Vietnam Folklore Arts Association has conferred the title of Folklore Artist on nine people for their contribution to folklore literature and arts. The presentation was made at a ceremony in Hanoi on December 27. Seven artisans from Hung Yen Province had contributed to singing and teaching trong quan. They are Nguyen Huu Bon, Nguyen Thi Thoc, Le Thi Lam, Bui Van Binh, Le Xuan Mau, Nguyen Thi Dua, and Nguyen Thi Thanh Xuyen. Trong quan singing, which appeared first in the Tran Dynasty … [Read more...]

Highland’s gong up for World Heritage recognition

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Vietnam will request UNESCO to have ceremonial gongs of the central highlands recognized as a world cultural heritage, reported the Vietnam News Agency Saturday. According to the report, Mr. To Ngoc Van , General Secretary of the Vietnam Folklore Art Association, revealed the intention, saying the gongs should be recognized as "intangible and oral cultural heritages of mankind" by UNESCO. The ceremonial gongs are music instruments cast in bronze, an alloy of copper, zinc and lead, sometimes … [Read more...]

Title of “Folklore Artist” given to seven people

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The Hanoitimes - The Vietnam Folklore Arts Association held a ceremony to grant folk artisan certificates and present the Vietnam Folklore Arts Association 2012 awards. The Vietnam Folklore Arts Association conferred the title of "Folklore Artist" to seven persons who have contributed greatly to folklore literature and arts. The contributions of the recipients include teaching the Vietnamese 'dan day' (an instrument resembling the guitar) played in "cheo" (traditional opera), and other … [Read more...]

Title of “Folklore Artist” given to seven people

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The Hanoitimes - The Vietnam Folklore Arts Association held a ceremony to grant folk artisan certificates and present the Vietnam Folklore Arts Association 2012 awards. The Vietnam Folklore Arts Association conferred the title of "Folklore Artist" to seven persons who have contributed greatly to folklore literature and arts. The contributions of the recipients include teaching the Vietnamese 'dan day' (an instrument resembling the guitar) played in "cheo" (traditional opera), and other … [Read more...]

Title of “Folklore Artist” given to seven people

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The Hanoitimes - The Vietnam Folklore Arts Association held a ceremony to grant folk artisan certificates and present the Vietnam Folklore Arts Association 2012 awards. The Vietnam Folklore Arts Association conferred the title of "Folklore Artist" to seven persons who have contributed greatly to folklore literature and arts. The contributions of the recipients include teaching the Vietnamese 'dan day' (an instrument resembling the guitar) played in "cheo" (traditional opera), and other … [Read more...]