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June 25th, 2013

Also called Hát Bội in Southern Vietnam, Hát Tuồng (or simply Tuồng) is a national classical theater in dramatic art form reflecting the country’s rich and unique culture. Being one of the oldest in the country, the art has existed since the late 12th century and is believed to be originally...

June 25th, 2013

Nhã Nhạc, meaning “elegant music”, refers to a broad range of musical and dance styles performed at the Vietnamese royal court from the fifteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Nha Nhac was generally featured at the opening and closing of ceremonies associated with anniversaries, religious holidays,...

June 25th, 2013

Long time ago, in a tiny bamboo hut beside the jungle, there lived a poor woodcutter named Chú Cuội. He had lived every day of his life cutting small trees in the woods and gathering dry sticks to sell as fuel in the market. He then would tie the woods and sticks up in bundles and carry them home...

June 25th, 2013

In the foot of a jungle-covered mountain, there used to live an old-woodcutter and his twin daughters, Thảo and Hiền. Despite his old age, the woodcutter works extremely hard for his two children. Every day, he would take his axe and cut huge woods or gather small sticks from the jungle floor to...

June 25th, 2013

Tuong (classical drama) is part of the traditional spiritual heritage of the nation, but with a lack of spectators the art is in danger of falling by the wayside.

July 25th, 2014

Phuoc Tich is a village about 40 kilometers north of Hue. And for over 500 years, it has been known for producing beautiful, world-class ceramics.

June 25th, 2013

Learn more about vietnamese music and also some unique instruments here!

June 25th, 2013

Lee Kirby told Tuoi Tre newspaper that he is infatuated with Vietnamese music and he knows many Vietnamese songs by heart.