Tay artist’s free class makes Then folk singing accessible to all
Then is an essential ritual practice of the Tay, Nung, and Thai ethnic minority groups in northern Vietnam. 62-year-old artisan Hoang Lien Son of Na Hang district, Tuyen Quang province, organizes free Then singing classes to help preserve the culture of the Tay people and pass it on to future generations.
Viet Nam’s ‘Then’ practice honoured as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
‘Then’, an essential ritual practice in the spiritual life of Tay, Nung and Thai ethnic people in Viet Nam, has been added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible…
“Then” singing seeks UNESCO recognition as cultural heritage
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has passed an overall plan to compose a national dossier to nominate “Then” singing of the Tay, Nung and Thai ethnic groups as intangible cultural heritage of humanity.