HBO – The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Hoa Binh province has just organised the 2017 Popular Art Festival. The opening ceremony was attended by Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Chuong.
The biennial event aimed to preserve
the traditional cultural values and identities, contributing to promoting the
lands, people and cultural traditions of local ethnic groups.
This also formed part of activities
to mark the 72nd anniversary of the August Revolution (August 19),
the National Day (September 2), and the 72nd traditional day of the
Culture and Information sector; and the 70th anniversary of the
province’s armed forces.
According to organisers, the two-day
event included numerous attractive performances which were carefully prepared,
attracting crowds of spectators.
The Muong ethnic minority’s Gong dance "Nhom dat nhom Muong” of the Tan
Lac team wins A prize at the festival.
The organizing board presented
20 A prizes, 24 B prizes, and
12 C prizes for outstanding
Six A prizes were awarded to six
teams from Hoa Binh city, Lac Thuy, Tan Lac, Yen Thuy, Mai Chau, and Cao Phong
districts. Five other teams received B prizes, namely Lac Son, Kim Boi, Luong
Son, Ky Son and Da Bac districts.
A series of cultural activities will be held through November in the central city and Hoi An for delegates to the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week and the APEC Voices of the Future Forum.
An exhibition of 28 paintings by 14 artists from the central and Central Highlands regions are on display at Da Nang city’s Fine Arts Museum until November 25.
(HBO) - On November 8th, Mr. Hoang Van Tu, the provincial Party Committee member, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Council attended and enjoyed the Festival Day of Great National Unity with all residents of Thong village in Tuan Lo commune (Tan Lac District).
The APEC Photo Contest 2017 winners were announced at the Concluding Senior Officials’ Meeting by Dr. Alan Bollard, Executive Director of the APEC Secretariat’s Executive Director, on November 7, in the central city of Da Nang.
Various activities were held across Vietnam on November 7 to mark the 100th anniversary of Russia’s October Revolution (1917-2017).
HBO – Mo is used by Muong ethnic people to practice a variety of rituals in daily life. There are 23 Mo-related rituals in four main groups, namely the rituals praying for happiness and prosperity, the rituals to summon souls, the rituals to eliminate devils and pray for peace and health, and funeral rituals. Therefore, Mo rituals go closely with one person from birth, marriage, peace, health, to death.
The Hanoi Cultural Centre opened an exhibition yesterday featuring photos from members of Thang Long Photography Club, ranging in age from 25 to 81-years-old.