Playing together: A performance of Thai folk music and dance by members of the Cằng Village Thai folk art club in the central province of Nghệ An’s Con Cuông District. — VNA/VNS Photo Tá Chuyên Viet Nam News by Tá Chuyên NGHỆ AN — For members of art clubs in Con Cuông District in the central province of Nghệ An, performing ethnic Thai folk songs and dances is not only for entertainment but also helps preserve the traditional music. The members of 19 Thai folk music clubs across the district are making a great contribution to preserving Thai folk music in the province, according to a local culture official. Nguyễn Xuân Nam, head of the district’s Culture and Information Unit, said the clubs, part of a project to preserve and develop traditional culture, were actively helping to boost tourism in the region. “With the operation of such clubs, spiritual life and cultural activities in … [Read more...] about Nghe An music clubs preserve old Thai folk songs
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PERFORMANCE Hanoi- Live Performance “Bamboo Talk” 7 pm, July 16 and 22 Phu Sa Lab, 21/52 To Ngoc Van Street, Quang An Ward, Tay Ho District A whole evening of creative performances accompanied by music played on instruments made entirely of BAMBOO – the inspiration for every high-end show in Vietnam. Ticket: 700,000VND (dinner and 1 drink included) Hanoi- Ca Tru Shows by Kim Duc Ca Quan July 7 and 21, 7 pm Phu Sa Lab, 21/52 To Ngoc Van Road, Quang An Ward, Tay Ho District, Featuring artist Pho Thi Kim Duc – The connecting bridge of five generations of Ca tru Artist Pho Thi Kim Duc was born and raised from the cradle of Ca Tru. In her family line, there are many people who were famous singers and artists of Ca Tru. Phu Sa Lab is an experimental music center founded by artist Nguyen Nhat Ly. He hopes it will become a place for artists to gather and work together to create outstanding art performances. Entry Fee: 500,000VND (include dinner … [Read more...] about What’s on July 16-22 (Daily updated)
Viet Nam News by Nguyễn Khánh Chi A recent lunch date with my old friends from university turned into a stirring round-table discussion when one friend proposed that we all make a plan to travel together. As we envisioned a change of pace, time together and the chance to explore, everyone seemed excited—but one woman looked a bit concerned. “Does that mean we leave our kids and husband at home?” she asked in a low voice. “Yes!” “Yep!” “Why not?” the others jumped in. Vietnamese traditional family values dating back to the feudal period stipulate that housework is women’s responsibility. This view is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it leads to celebrations of Vietnamese women’s dedication and hard work for their families. On the other, it punishes Vietnamese women who dare to assert some purpose or passion in life outside of their home. The persistence of this view makes it hard for many women to … [Read more...] about Women take a break from family for travel: Why not?
Viet Nam News It took actress Hoàng Yến nearly ten years of hard work to become famous. She started her career at the age of fourteen. She is now twenty-three years old. She still has many ideas for the future, both in film and in music. by Thu Anh After years of working hard, three young film actresses of HCM City are making their mark and leading a new generation that is inspiring audiences. Hoàng Yến began her career with a 100-episode sitcom on Việt Nam Television when she was 14 years old. She is now a new idol in both film and music after nearly 10 years working in the industry. Her latest film, Tháng Năm Rực Rỡ (Splendid Years), a remake of a South Korean hit called Sunny, was released last month and was a hit in Việt Nam. The film on urban women earned more than VNĐ65 billion (US$2.85 million) in ticket sales 10 days after release. Yến performed a leading role besides stars … [Read more...] about Young actresses shine on the screen
Twenty-seven more communes and wards this year join family medical practice A health staff member takes blood for testing at An Hòa ward health station in Cần Thơ City’s Ninh Kiều District. Source http://soytecantho.vn The Department of Health in the Mekong Delta city of Cần Thơ this year plans to expand a model of family medical practice clinics to 27 more communes and wards. Family medical practice clinics aim to provide comprehensive and continuous health care services to each local individual and family in order to reduce overcrowding of patients at city or central-level hospitals. These clinics are located at health stations in communes and wards. Each commune or ward has one health station. Cần Thơ aims to equip more than 80 per cent of its 85 health stations with these clinics by 2020. According to Dr Bùi Thị Lệ Phi, the department’s head, the city now has 18 commune-based health stations with family … [Read more...] about Social News 5/4 (Hourly Updated)