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Popular American singer Kyo York has unveiled his own version of the northern folk song Trong Com, known as the Cylindrical Drum in English, in which he sings in both English and Vietnamese

New policy needed to preserve ethnic Khmer music forms

With the introduction of modern musical forms, the folk music of ethnic Khmer in the southern region has encountered multiple problems retaining its popular status.

Bac Ninh preserves and develops Quan Ho folk songs

Quan Ho love duet singing has been recognised by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage. Bac Ninh province has made efforts to preserve the art to implement commitments to UNESCO on conservation and development of Quan Ho.

The singer who preserves Vi Giam singing

 VietNamNet Bridge – A ceremony was held recently to honour vi giam, a type of folk singing in the central provinces of Nghe An and Ha Tinh. The traditional art has received a slot on UNESCO's world intangible heritage list.

Local organizers run dinner show to lure more tourists

 VietNamNet Bridge – The first dinner show in a weekly program named “Lung Linh Sai Gon” (Sparkling Saigon) will be unveiled to audiences starting from December 17 at Queen Hall in HCMC’s District 4.

Challenging folk song nets 12-year-old victory on VoiceKids

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Thien Nhan, a 12-year-old girl from the south-central province of Binh Dinh, was crowned champion of The VoiceKids Vietnam 2014 here on Saturday night.

Folk song strikes chord with school

 VietNamNet Bridge – Born in Van Quan District in the northern mountainous province of Lang Son, considered the birthplace of then folk singing, Hoang Trong Thai has loved the melodies since she was young.