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Local designer Do Trinh Hoai Nam has unveiled his latest collection of Ao Dai, a type of traditional long dress, with each unique piece featuring globally renowned cultural heritage in Vietnam.

Vietnamese, Russian youngsters seek ways to preserve cultural diversity

A workshop aimed at preserving the cultural diversity of both Vietnam and Russia was held as part of the Vietnam-Russia Youth Forum 2019 which is currently underway in Saint Petersburg.

Cai Rang floating market in Mekong Delta hosts cultural festival

The Cai Rang floating market in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho will host a Culture and Tourism Festival from July 6-8.

Festival to introduce humanity’s intangible cultural heritage

A festival promoting intangible cultural heritage of humanity in Vietnam will take place in Nha Trang city in the central province of Khanh Hoa from June 14-16.


Get lost on garden islets of the Mekong Delta

 VietNamNet Bridge – A single day’s trip from HCM City can take you to green and tranquil gardens in the Mekong Delta.

Artist known for aluminium chiseled paintings

 VietNamNet Bridge – Painter Van Phuc started using aluminium waste materials like empty beer or juice cans to produce chisel paintings a decade ago, and the slow but highly prized art form has grown in popularity since.

HCM City preserves southern folk singing

 VietNamNet Bridge – Don ca tai tu – southern folk music - was recognized as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2013. Since then, Ho Chi Minh City has been organizing activities to preserve and promote this art form.

A fine line between tradition and addiction

VietNamNet Bridge – The wife of Nguyen Hong Minh, 63, in HCM City's Tan Binh Ward, divorced him for his alcoholism. 

Professor Tran Van Khe, guardian of Vietnam’s traditional music

The passing of 94-year-old musicologist Tran Van Khe on June 24 was a great loss to people who love traditional Vietnamese music. Professor Khe has dedicated his entire life to preserving Vietnam’s culture and introducing it to the world.

Southern Don Ca Tai Tu Festival kicks off

 The 2015 Southern Don Ca Tai Tu (traditional musical art form of the south) Festival, competing for Golden Lotus Awards, opened at a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on July 11.

Don Ca Tai Tu gets an unforgettable year

 2014 was an unforgettable year for Don Ca Tai Tu Nam Bo (southern amateur traditional music)  as it was officially recognized as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Proposal seeks UNESCO heritage status for Bai choi singing

 VietNamNet Bridge – Bai choi singing in the central provinces of Binh Dinh, Phu Yen and Quang Nam was listed as a national intangible cultural heritage in late August,

Cai Cuong ancient house

 VietNamNet Bridge - Situated near Cai Muoi Canal which is always crowded with boats and junks, Cai Cuong ancient house in Binh Hoa Phuoc Commune, Long Ho District of Vinh Long Province is an architectural structure of European and Oriental styles.

‘One-bowl class' offers taste of culture

 VietNamNet Bridge – Even though the time is past 7pm and no matter how hot and uncomfortable the early dry season is, the "One-bowl class" of the Coi Vien bookstore in HCM City's District 3 is packed with participants who make a beeline here

Resistance songs still resonate in south

 VietNamNet Bridge – Don ca tai tu folk tunes inspired countless soldiers during Viet Nam's wars against France and the US. For prisoners, singing was an act of defiance. Today, the songs remain an integral part of southern culture.

Don Ca Tai Tu receives UNESCO certificate

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam received the UNESCO certificate honouring Vietnam’s Don Ca Tai Yu as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humankind on February 11 in Ho Chi Minh.

Top ten sports, culture, tourism events in 2013

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has selected 10 outstanding events in the area of culture, sports and tourism during 2013, reported by the Nhan Dan online newspaper, as follows:

Veteran researcher makes a pitch for future of traditional music

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Don ca tai tu music and song in southern Vietnam, a musical art with both scholarly and folk roots, has been inscribed early this month on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Mekong Delta revives Khmer theatre

VietNamNet Bridge – Du ke, a style of musical theatre created by Khmer people in southern Viet Nam in the early 1920s, is returning to the stage in its native region thanks to a handful of dedicated troupes.

UNESCO lists Vietnamese folk music as world cultural heritage

 VietNamNet Bridge – The art of Don Ca Tai Tu's music and songs in southern Viet Nam has officially become a recognised UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.