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For centuries, Dong Ho paintings were used as precious decorations to celebrate the Tet festival. People bought the paintings to hang on their walls for a year, which are then replaced with new ones for the next New Year.

Research works on folk literature and art honoured

The Vietnam Folk Literature and Arts Association on Thursday hosted a ceremony in Hanoi to honour folk artisans and dish out awards for distinguished research in literature and arts.

Financial burden plagues traditional theater arts

The lack of facilities, good script and workforce are weighing down traditional performance arts like cheo or tuong in Northern Vietnam, along with the seemingly disinterest of modern audiences.

Circus and traditional arts to be combined on stage for the first time

Vietnam’s first theatrical work made up of circus and cai luong (reformed arts) – Cây Gậy Thần (The Magic Stick) – has recently been launched in Hanoi.

New project on preserving Vietnamese folk arts launched

The Vietnam Folk Arts Association has launched a project on protecting and promoting the values of the country’s folk arts an intangible national heritage.

 

Dong Ho paintings reveal Vietnamese unique folk culture

In the old days, Dong Ho paintings were used as decorations at every home during the Lunar New Year festival (Tet). The folk paintings have become part of Vietnamese life through generations.