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Thousands of people have flocked to the pedestrian zone by Hoan Kiem Lake in downtown Hanoi to attend the annual Folk Culture in Contemporary Life Festival.

Can Tho tourism takes off with new service products

The southern city of Can Tho is offering new products and services to help meet the increasing demand of tourists.

Lang Son promotes folk music value

As peach blossoms flaunt their deep pink colour on the threshold of spring, the melodies of folk music are everywhere in all the hamlets in the northern province of Lang Son.

Folk culture of the past inspires contemporary art

 VietNamNet Bridge – The contemporary shows Làng Tôi (My Village), À Ố Show and Ter Dar (Going in Circle) are unique circus performances using bamboo as the main prop. 

Female movie director inspired by folk culture

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vọng Nguyệt (Wishing Upon the Moon) is the second musical by female director Viet Huong. The movie was shot entirely in the northern province of Ninh Binh. 

Contest revives traditional music

Residents aged 16 to 35 in HCM City and provinces have been invited to  compete in the Chuông Vàng Vọng Cổ (Golden Bell), a national amateur traditional music contest.

French papers offer glimpse into past

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese researchers and authorities are planning to seek UNESCO "material heritage" recognition for a group of documents from the former French government in Southern Vietnam.

Folk culture attracts new breed of fans

 VietNamNet Bridge – Groups of young people are reinvigorating traditional arts, introducing folk songs and paintings to a new generation.