Today: 02/03/2021 18:27:24 (GMT+7)

Beautiful ancient pagoda by Y Son mountain

07:28 | 19/09/2020

(BGO) – As a great ancient pagoda by Y Son mountain, Y Son Pagoda in Hoa Son commune (Hiep Hoa district, Bac Giang province) has unique historical, cultural and architectural values. In particular, the pagoda, once being a revolutionary base of the Party in the period before the August 1945 Revolution, is now one of the Safety Zone II – Hiep Hoa relic sites.

Traditional instrument solo and orchestra contest held in five cities

16:00 | 16/09/2020

The National Traditional Musical Instrument Solo and Orchestra Competition 2020 will take place from September 18 to 30 in 5 provinces and cities across the country.

Hue revives old long dress fashion

09:15 | 14/09/2020

The Thua Thien Hue provincial department of Culture and Sports has revived the wearing of ao dai (traditional long dress) costume in State agencies by mandating that men and women wear them.

Artisan keeps San Chi folk songs alive

18:58 | 12/09/2020

(BGO) – Meritorious artist Lam Minh Sap (born in 1955) from San Chi ethnic group in Cong hamlet, Kien Lao commune, Luc Ngan district (Bac Giang province) has for many years collected and taught San Chi folk songs (also known as the Cnang Coo) and built the singing movement in the locality. His enthusiasm, responsibility and passion have contributed to preserving and promoting the unique cultural identity of the San Chi ethnic people on the lychee land.

Stamps featuring ancient Oc Eo Culture issued

09:09 | 26/08/2020

A collection of stamps showcasing the objects of Oc Eo Culture that were recognised as national treasures has been issued by the Ministry of Information and Communications in co-ordination with the People's Committee of the southern province of An Giang.

Van singing, melodies in Suoi Mo tourism site

19:17 | 22/08/2020

(BGO)- “We visited Suoi Mo some days ago and we had opportunity to enjoy van (Vietnamese ritual) singing in Ha temple. So fantastic! It would be great if van singing is performed regularly to serve tourists”, Tran Van Long, a tourist from Hanoi who used to work in tourism sector said to me when he travelled  to Suoi Mo eco-tourism site in Luc Nam district, Bac Giang province for the first time.

Late night weddings a Yao community staple

07:28 | 15/08/2020

The Yao ethnic community in Mau Son Commune, Lang Son Province in northern Vietnam is well known for hosting betrothals in the dead of night.

Unique bell-shaped stone stele

07:00 | 19/07/2020

(BGO) – The stele in the temple of Thiet Son county is a circular pillar shaped like a bronze bell often seen in pagodas, a rare design of stone stele in the northern countryside. The stele was discovered under the old ground of vestiges of the temple of Thiet Son county, Yen Dung district, Lang Giang province of the former Kinh Bac region - now Minh Duc commune, Viet Yen district, Bac Giang province.