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The Khmer community in the southern provinces of Soc Trang is celebrating their Sene Dolta festival, a major event of the ethnic group to remember ancestors.

Troupe sustains 200-year-old Khmer theatre

VietNamNet Bridge – Ro Bam, a unique style of musical theatre created by the Khmer ethnic community in southern Viet Nam, has been alive for 200 years. Now, the art is being preserved by both veteran and young artists

Visiting Chau Doc floating village in An Giang

 VietNamNet Bridge – A visit to the Chau Doc floating village in An Giang Province is truly a fascinating excursion, providing provocative insight into the lives of the Khmer people, one of the oldest ethnic groups in Vietnam.

The Khmer in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has 1.3 million Khmer people living in the southern provinces of Tra Vinh, Soc Trang, Kien Giang, An Giang, Bac Lieu, Can Tho, and Vinh Long.

Art troupe preserves traditional theatre

 VietNamNet Bridge – Veterans and youngsters from the Anh Binh Minh Traditional Art Troupe in Tra Vinh Province tour the Mekong River Delta region to introduce du ke, a unique style Khmer musical theatre from southern Viet Nam.

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.

Touring to Bay Nui

 VietNamNet Bridge – That Son or Bay Nui (Seven Mountains) region spans Tri Ton and Tinh Bien districts of the Mekong Delta province of An Giang bordering Cambodia.