The Cần Thơ Association Of Photographic Artists is exhibiting the photo contest named “Cần Thơ rendezvous” at the Cần Thơ city branch of the Việt Nam Union of Literature and Arts Associations (No. 170, Ly Tu Trong Street, Ninh Kieu District). There are 111 photographic works in the exhibition, including 11 awarded ones, illustrating the beauty of Cần Thơ city today.
Passed down the precious culture from the ancestors, Can Tho people have been cherishing, preserving, and enhancing the heritage of their homeland. Consequently, home-grown vegetables, traditional music and stage performances of Hat Boi (classical Vietnamese opera) in communal houses keep a lot of miraculous charm. Specifically, Can Tho culture is "exported” to everywhere in a special way.
Hò... ơ... Trai nào bảnh bằng trai Nhơn Ái. (Nobody is as handsome as I am.)
Đầu thì hớt chải tóc tém bảy ba. (A Nhon Ai man with a haircut side part 7/3)
Mặc pi-ja-ma khăn bàn choàng cổ. (in the pajamas and scarf)
Thấy em gái Ba Xuyên ngồ ngộ muốn cùng ai thổ lộ đôi lời. (I fall for you, a Ba Xuyen lady, whom I can bear my soul to.)
Cấy cày cực lắm em ơi. (I know farming is arduous for you, so…)
Theo anh về vườn ăn trái... Hò... ơ... (Please, follow me to my orchard ...)
Theo anh về vườn ăn trái một đời ấm no... (Please, follow me to the orchard and live a fulfilled life with me)
No sooner has the singer finished his turn than the audience gives him a big round of applause. A twenty-year-old turned to their friends saying, “What a catchy chanty!”
As recorded, houses in the Mekong Delta rural areas had few changes in their space and structure until the 1945 - 1975 period. From 1986 onwards, due to Vietnam’s socio-economic development, there have been rapid shifts in houses’ structure, building materials, designs, and sizes. The better we understand the ancient Mekong River Delta countryside house space, the more we gain insight into nature and the working lives of local people.
In the history of the formation and circulation of currencies in the world, when there was a shortage of change, it was common to cut coins, especially precious metals like gold or silver, to into ones of smaller value to use. As for paper money, tearing banknotes into smaller denominations to use as change was particularly rare. However, this way of using banknotes existed in Southern Vietnam in a special historical period.
“Liệu bề đát được thì đươn, đừng gầy bỏ đó thói thường cười chê”. (Knowing one kind of bamboo knitting does not mean that you can do the other; Don’t start knitting and leave it unfinished, or you will be laughed at). The folk song sounds simple at first, yet reflects a lot of elements in the traditional trade of “đươn đát” (bamboo knitting), a popular cultural feature in the Western South of Vietnam.
The project “Professional development for artists to meet the requirements of developing traditional theatre arts in Can Tho city by 2020” has been approved by the People's Committee of Can Tho city from the end of 2017. After 3 years of implementation, the project has shown many positive results but also poses some problems. The project “Professional development for artists to meet the requirements of developing traditional theatre arts in Can Tho city by 2020” has been approved by the People's Committee of Can Tho city from the end of 2017. After 3 years of implementation, the project has shown many positive results but also poses some problems.
Since ancient times, people have perceived their smallness in front of nature and noted the mysterious phenomena of nature as a sacredness. Therefore, the ancients performed rituals to pay tribute to nature. From primitive times, work and entertainment were often interwoven into ceremonies, gradually forming festivals bearing the cultural identities of each nation and country. The cultural values of festivals in the Mekong Delta are formed from there…
Cải Lương (the Vietnamese reformed theatre) in particular and traditional music in general in the era of technology 4.0 urgently needs innovation and reformation. To preserve and promote these types of heritage, do not sit still and wait ...