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In the memories of many Hanoians’ generation, Lo Ren street in Hoan Kiem District houses many forging furnaces.

HCM City to hold first Orchid Festival

More than 110,000 orchid pots will be displayed at the first HCM City Orchid Festival between April 27 and May 1 in District 1’s Tao Dan Park.

APEC 2017: Youth delegates visit Quang Nam Province

As many as 160 youth delegates from APEC member economies visited the central province of Quang Nam on November 7 as part of activities within the framework of the APEC Voices of the Future 2017 forum.

Workshop on traditional toys to be held in Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge – The Hanoikids Voluntary English Club continues its Culture Puzzle – a series of cultural workshops, which not only provide simple knowledge but also give a chance for attendants to create traditional Vietnamese toys

Efforts made to preserve 'Then' singing

Thanks to the teaching efforts made by veteran artisans and effective operation of clubs, Then singing has become wide spread in every corner of the daily life as well as in the cultural and spiritual practices of people in Na Hang District

Xoan singing to be removed from list of heritages needing urgent safeguarding

Xoan singing, a folk cultural product of people in the northern province of Phu Tho, no longer needs to be regarded as an intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent safeguarding after four years of preserving and promoting cultural values

Vietnamese artisans honoured for preserving intangible values

 VietNamNet Bridge – Fifty-five artisans have been conferred with titles of "meritorious artisans" in Ha Noi and HCM City in recognition of their contribution to preserving and upholding intangible culture values.

Soc Trang to host 2nd ‘Ngo’ Boat Race Festival

 VietNamNet Bridge – The second ‘Ngo’ Boat Race Festival of the ethnic Khmer people in the Mekong Delta region will be held from November 23-25 in Soc Trang Province.

The last paper mache mask makers in Hanoi

 VietNamNet Bridge – In the past, making mask from paper mache was a popular and unique cultural feature of Hanoi. However, the art has faded into oblivion over time.

Dai Bai bronze-makers keep fires burning

 VietNamNet Bridge – Bronze-makers in Dai Bai Village have preserved their jobs for more than 1,000 years by expertly crafting their refined products. Trung Hieu and Gia Bao report.

Hanoi to host cultural village festival of artisans, handicrafts

 VietNamNet Bridge – Artisans from dozens of villages will participate in an annual festival that celebrates cultural values of villages,

Vocational training at a Buddhist pagoda

 VietNamNet Bridge – Kom Pong Chray Pagoda, also known as Hang Pagoda, in Chau Thanh District, Tra Vinh Province, is famous for its traditional Khmer Theravada Buddhist architecture.

Traditional crafts go to imperial city

 VietNamNet Bridge – Craft workers from traditional villages nationwide will gather in the former imperial capital city of Hue to display their handiwork over five festive days at the Hue Traditional Craft Festival.

Resurgence in Dong Ho folk painting

 VietNamNet Bridge – Dong Ho folk painting artisans in the Song Ho Village of Thuan Thanh District, the northern province of Bac Ninh are increasingly busy during the days immediately preceding the Lunar New Year (Tet),

Impressive moments at Vietnamese craft villages

 VietNamNet Bridge – Below are pictures featuring artisans of famous craft villages in Vietnam.

Gold plated lives of the rich

 VietNamNet Bridge – A new trend among well-to-do Vietnamese families is to gold plate favourite household items for luck or to show off their wealth.

Gov't preserves xoan singing

VietNamNet Bridge – The Government has allocated US$ 7.85 million in an effort to encourage artisans, amateur singers and young people in the northern province of Phu Tho to preserve xoan singing.  

Dancers move to keep tradition alive

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's variety of traditional dances will sink into oblivion if they are not well-preserved, the chairman of the Ha Noi Dancers' Association believes.

Hue rice husking chant sweetens people's lifestyles

 VietNamNet Bridge – Central Thua Thien-Hue Province is famous for chanty. Previously, the chanty is popular in all regions of the country, especially in the central region. Chanty is important to the folk type of Vietnam.

Dinh Cong silversmiths strive to preserve works of art

 VietNamNet Bridge – “My village is full of silversmiths, let me make you a ring to wear...” This folk verse has long been associated with Dinh Cong Village in Hanoi’s Hoang Mai District, which is renowned for its silver craft making.