Friday, March 26, 2010

Quan ho Bac Ninh singing
Quan ho Bac Ninh singing (Bac Ninh folk love duets) and Ca tru (ceremonial songs) have recently been recognized as “an intangible world heritage” by UNESCO, said an official of the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism.

 Accordingly, Ca tru has been listed as a “cultural heritage in need of urgent safeguarding.” 

Ca tru is highly appreciated for its art value in the Vietnamese culture. Ca tru, which dates back to the 15th century, has also been listed among 12 “intangible global cultural heritage traditions in danger of disappearing.”  read more>>

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