Culture - Society
Twenty-five years after it was set up, a Quan ho or love-duet singing club in the northern province of Bac Ninh has become a familiar venue for local people of generations to practice, helping preserve the folk singing recognized by UNESCO as intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
An opera in Vietnamese composed by Czech-Vietnamese playwright Hoang Thi Kieu Anh was performed at the ongoing Festival Forfest 2017 in the Czech Republic.
Artist Pham Thuan has won the first prize at the painting contest held by the Korean Cultural Centre and the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s department of exhibition, photography and fine arts.
A Summer Benefit Concert to raise money for needy children in the province of Quang Nam featuring popular Vietnamese pianists was held on June 22 by Childcare Vietnam at the Liederkranz Clubin New York City.
The third International Finger-Style Guitar Festival (IFSGF) 2017 will take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on July 18 and 19.
Heritage Space in Hanoi will present a concert entitled “From the Wood” by percussionist Tran Xuan Hoa.