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Cultural and historical experts are making efforts to restore nghe (shrine) Dang Dong in Hanoi, an ancient folk relic.

Preserving and promoting Dong Ho folk paintings

Dong Ho folk paintings are one of the most famous folk painting genres in Vietnam. Beyond just decoration, though, the paintings also convey moral lessons.

HCM City theatre group preserves tuong

One of Ho Chi Minh City’s private theatres is working to introduce young people to tuong or hat boi (classical drama), a Vietnamese traditional theatre genre that originated in the 17th century. 

Hang Trong folk print- a touch of the legacy in the modern life

Hang Trong folk prints are the traditional trait of an ancient capital. The seemingly forgotten technique has been awakened recently.

HCM City history museum launches tuong performances

A new art programme offering tuong or hat boi (classical drama) has just been launched at the HCM City Museum of History as part of the museum’s efforts to introduce Vietnamese culture and theatre to visitors.

Tet of the San Diu ethnic minority group

The San Diu ethnic minority group, who live in northern mountainous areas with a population of nearly 147,000, celebrate quite a lot of festivals the most important of which is Tet, the lunar New Year festival.

Dong Ho paintings on display in Hanoi

Traditional and contemporary Dong Ho folk paintings are being showcased at an exhibition opened at the Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum in Hanoi.

Dossiers on Dong Ho folk painting to be appraised

The National Cultural Heritage Council will appraise dossiers on the Vietnamese folk art of Dong Ho painting later this year, then complete them before submitting to the Prime Minister.

Folk art on show in Da Nang

 VietNamNet Bridge – A collection of 62 paintings will be displayed at an exhibition of Vietnamese traditional folk art at Da Nang’s Fine Arts Museum from Thursday until February 25.

Folk art becomes top fashion

Contemplating paintings on a wall goes back to neolithic times, but wearing art on items of clothing is a new experience for wearer and watcher in Vietnam. Today, many young artists share a passion for folk paintings

Folk art through young eyes

 VietNamNet Bridge – Aiming to bring traditional art closer to art lovers, IAcA Café will host an exhibition and talk show Folk Paintings through the Eyes of Young Artists on Sunday.

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The virtue of dù kê performances

 VietNamNet Bridge – Dù kê is a popular form of folk art created by the Khmer in the Southwestern region of Vietnam. All performances praise the good and condemn the bad.