Wed, 01/29/2020 08:44:10
News for keyword : Bai Choi singing
Phu Yen welcomes UNESCO status for Bai Choi singing

A ceremony was held in Tuy Hoa City, the south central province of Phu Yen, on May 20 to receive a certificate from UNESCO recognising Bai Choi singing, a popular folklore style of singing in central Viet Nam, as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

To celebrate Viet Nam’s Bai Choi (folk singing), which has been recognised by UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, an art festival is being held in south central Binh Dinh province’s Quy Nhon City.
Xoan singing and Bai choi singing, two forms of Vietnamese folk music, are among 35 cultural heritages applying to be added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
An international workshop featuring Viet Nam’s Bai choi singing and similar arts in the world will be held in Quy Nhon city, the central province of Binh Dinh, on January 13-14.
Musicians, researchers, managers and performers of Bai Choi – a folk singing popular in Central Viet Nam, have worked together on means and ways to preserve and enrich the values of the genre.    

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