Home Art Books Perspective Art News Calendar Art Links About Us
Find more books...
Search above for all categories of Art and Culture books we offer

Looking for books?
Write us...


Customer Login


vietnam paintings drawings

ethnic minorities, daily news updates, gallery links

Vietnam Art Books

Vietnamese Art News, Events, exhibitions

photography, paintings, drawings



ART SCENES | EXHIBITIONS | VN CULTURE | ART ASSOCIATIONS | ETHNIC MINORITIES

Japan helps preserve VietNam's royal music (November 24, 2004)


Thua Thien-Hue, Nov. 24 (VNA) - The Japanese Trust Fund will provide 162,490 USD through UNESCO for a 350,000 USD project to preserve royal music or "nha nhac" in Viet Nam.

The centre for preservation of former imperial citadel relics of Hue city announced on Tuesday that the project carried out from now until 2007 will make a systematic list of "nha nhac" performers and researchers to provide them with preferential allowances.

"Nha nhac" was recognised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) as one the humanity's "intangible oral masterpieces" in early November 2003.

It is also referred to as "elegant music", which was commonly performed at grand royal ceremonies and religious events as well as on special occasions, including coronations, funerals and official receptions. The music was first introduced to the public during the Ly Dynasty in the 15th century and flourished in the country's last feudal dynasty, the Nguyen, in the late 18th century.

Reprinted with permission from Vietnam News Agency

     

Be the first to leave a comment here!

Printer Friendly Version Printer Friendly Version        Email a friend Send this to a Friend

Vietnamese Art News, Events, exhibitions


# 663 E - Vietnamese Painting - From Tradition to Modernity

Vietnamese Painting by Corinne de Ménonville

#722 - Lebadang Spaces
 Vietnamese art, culture and people

#335 - Dinh Quan Lacquer Paintings

 Dinh Quan Lacquer Paintings

#107E - 100 Vietnamese Painters and Sculptors of the 20th Century
Special Offer

100 Vietnamese Painters and Sculptors of the 20th Century

#114 - VietNam Ceramics
Special Offer

photography, paintings, drawings

# 105 - Vietnamese Contemporary Art
Special Offer

Vietnamese Contemporary Art

#208 - Bui Xuan Phai - The life and works

 Vietnam Art Book

#346 - Vietnam's Award Winning Photography
Special Offer

Vietnam's Award Winning Photography

#401 - The Flower Bo-Nga-Cho-Re Hoa Bo-Nga-Cho-Re

Vietnam Art Books

#628 - Asian Art & Culture - Viet Nam

Asian Art & Culture - Viet Nam



culture and people, Art book
Paintings
Ceramics
Photography
Culture
Artists
Children
Lacquer
Ethnic minorities