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Bac Giang to celebrate 10th anniversary of UNESCO recognition of Quan ho and Ca tru singing

(BGO) – On August 22, Vice Chairman of the Bac Giang provincial People’s Committee Le Anh Duong, Head of the Organization Board for the 10th anniversary of UNESCO recognition of Quan ho (love duet singing) and Ca tru (ceremonial singing) as the intangible culture heritage of humanity as well as the second ceremony to bestow title of People’s Artist and Meritorious artist in the field of intangible cultural heritage in 2019 chaired a meeting to finalize the instruction and implementation.

At the meeting, leader of the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism (DCST) reported the progress of preparation work for the celebration and awarding ceremony.

Bac Giang province, 10th anniversary, UNESCO recognition, Quan ho folk singing, Ca tru singing, intangible culture heritage

The PPC Vice Chairman Le Anh Duong speaks at the meeting.

Accordingly, the Organization Board prepared the agenda, organizing plan, decision to establish the organization board and supporting group then submitted to the provincial People’s Committee (PPC) for approval while promptly implementing the relevant tasks.

The DCST also held a symposium themed “Preserving and promoting Quan ho folk singing and ceremonial singing in Bac Giang province” and visited to present the PPC’s gifts to the ancient Quan ho villages, Ca tru clubs and the people’s artisans in Noi Ninh cultural house in Ninh Son commune (Viet Yen district).

The 10th anniversary of UNESCO recognition of Quan ho and Ca tru as the intangible culture heritage of humanity and the second ceremony to bestow title of People’s Artist and Meritorious artist in the field of intangible cultural heritage in 2019 is scheduled on 8 pm at September 7, 2019 at the provincial Conventional Center, February 3 Square (Bac Giang city) and live broadcast on Bac Giang Radio & Television Station.

Apart from the ceremonial part, the event features many art performances to highlight the theme “Charming Quan ho and Ca tru melodies in Bac Giang land”, hence honoring the cultural space with deep traditional identities.

Bac Giang province, 10th anniversary, UNESCO recognition, Quan ho folk singing, Ca tru singing, intangible culture heritage

Representative discusses and raise the recommendation to the draft of the event’s agenda.

Concluding the meeting, PPC Vice Chairman Le Anh Duong urged the members of the Organization Board to closely cooperate in each stage of preparation, promptly implement the assigned tasks to ensure the proposed time.

The DCST received the recommendation to complete the agenda to submit to the PPC and before August 27 and the visual communication prior to September 6.

The art show will be shorten down, featuring delicately practiced performances under the event’ theme. The tasks of reception, accommodation and travel should be carefully prepared to show the local hospitality and friendship.

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