(HBO) – In the recent past, the amateur musical movement in Luong Son district of Hoa Binh province has developed strongly. Amateur musical clubs and troupes have been set up in villages and residential areas with the participation of a large number of people of all ages, thus helping enrich the community’s spiritual life and preserve traditional cultural values.
Members of the musical troupe of Coi village in Tan
Vinh commune (Luong Son district) rehearse gong performances to prepare for
Coi village boasts a strong amateur musical
movement in Tan Vinh commune. Bui Thi Chinh, head of the village’s musical
troupe, said they gather at the village’s cultural centre every weekend evening
to train for the coming communications contest as well as major anniversaries
and local political events. Thanks to these training sessions, members have
also had a chance to better understand one another and enhance solidarity.
At present, amateur arts troupes in localities
of Luong Son district are busy preparing for the communications contest 2022.
Aside from modern singing and dancing performances, folk songs, dances and
traditional musical instruments are also form part of their shows so as to help
preserve traditional culture.
Nguyen Thi Thu Hang, head of the district’s
culture and information division, said the amateur musical movement is
developing strongly. Aside from grassroots art troupes in localities, many
agencies, associations and organisations also set up their musical clubs and
She noted a number of these clubs and troupes
have utilised private funding to purchase performance costumes and musical
instruments, maintain their activities, and take part in contests and shows at
different levels. In addition, they have also made use of their performances to
disseminate the Party’s guidelines, the State’s policies and laws, and their
localities’ regulations, which has received warm support from the local
To continue helping implement the plan on
preserving and bringing into play outstanding intangible cultural heritage
values of ethnic groups in Hoa Binh province for the 2018 - 2030 period, the
culture and information division of Luong Son district has worked with the
Centre for Culture, Information and Communications to open annual training
courses on the Muong ethnic group’s gong culture, folk songs and folk dances
for local art troupes. The move also aimed at creating a new generation of
young artisans who will uphold the cultural heritage, including songs and
dances, of the Muong people, according to Hang./.
(HBO) – Phu Nghia commune in Lac Thuy district has 15 residential areas with 2,464 households. It is home to seven ethnic groups. There are two national relic sites in the commune: the banknote printing factory and the complex of Tien Pagoda caves, which attract millions of visitors each years. The locality boasts 13 active belief establishments.
(HBO) – With their strong enthusiasm and passion, Hoa Binh folk singers have worked hard to preserve and promote the value of folk melodies and popularise it in the contemporary life with a hope that the national cultural tradition will live forever.
(HBO) – The Hoa Binh Civilisation, dating back to the Stone Age, was discovered by French archaeologist Madeleine Colani and named after the cave relics found in the karst areas of Hoa Binh province. In Vietnam, its traces have been unearthed mostly in Hoa Binh and Thanh Hoa provinces (over 80% of the total relics), while the rest scatter in the provinces of Thai Nguyen, Lai Chau, Son La, Ninh Binh, Ha Nam, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Ninh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, and some others. Not only in Vietnam, this civilisation also existed across the mainland Southeast Asia, from southern China to Sumatra Island of Indonesia, Myanmar, and the Philippines.
(HBO) - One of the great literary values of Mo Muong is the value of language. Language is one of the most basic problems of Mo Muong. Just as bricks that are the building blocks of magnificent and monumental architectural works, language is the material constituting literary works in general, including Mo Muong in particular.
(HBO) - In the evening of July 31st, the art program "Hoa Binh - Sound of Muong Land”, receiving the national certificate for the intangible culture, Bamboo Calendar (Doi/Roi Calendar) and Khai Ha festival of Muong ethnic people in Hoa Binh province and Carnival festival in 2022 have officially closed in a brilliant fireworks display. The program marks a strong return to the province’s socio-economic activities after the effect of Covid-19 epidemics, opening the opportunities for tourism development based on the unique indigenous cultural values.
(HBO) – Hoa Binh City hosted a popularisation competition from July 30 – 31, bringing together nearly 500 performers and presenters from 19 commune- and ward-level teams.