Xoan singing of Phú Thọ province, Viet Nam

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UNESCO: Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity - 2017
URL: https://ich.unesco.org/en/RL/01260
Description: As a performing art, Xoan singing of Phú Thọ province includes singing, dancing, drumming and clapper beating and is closely linked to the worship of the Hung Kings. Bearers and practitioners form four guilds, and the element fosters cultural understanding and community cohesion. The practice is safeguarded through seminars, the collection of Xoan songs, and thanks to the efforts of the guilds, national institutes and thirty-three dedicated clubs. Xoan singing is mainly transmitted orally, and experienced artists also teach it to members of clubs and music teachers.
Country(ies): Viet Nam
© 2016 by Phú Thọ Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Viet Nam
Duration: 00:10:00 - Support: DVD (0126000004)

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