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Quan Ho – Len Dong, two cultural Heritages at Embassy Festival

Len Dong – Quan Ho  are a new work choreographed by Minh Hoa specially for the Embassy festival. The art performances explored Vietnamese traditional languages, music which are honoured as Intangible Cultural Heritages representing humanity by UNESCO.

The program  included two sections: Quan ho and Len dong.

Quan ho is one of the typical folk singing in the Red River Delta, in the North of Vietnam. Len dong is a form of practicing related to Viet beliefs  in the Mother – Goddess of three Realms. Last year, it was honored to be Intangible Cultural Heritage representing humanity by UNESCO.

It is a new art form and It has not much been introduced to the world. Therefore, we should bring it to the world. Folklore Art is a very great chance especially on the occasion of Vietnamese National Day.

It is an opportunity to help Vietnamese overseas and the people of the Netherlands in particular and the whole world in general understand more about the cultural heritage of Vietnam. Folk songs are folk cultural forms born from people’s life so it is easy to listen.

Quan ho – Main Artress- Nguyen Thi Chung 1

¨I feel very proud and happy to bring our heritages to your country. I see, all of you are very friendly and lovely and interested in our traditional culture. I hope that there will many chances like this.¨ said choreographed Hoa.

Quan ho: Moi nuoc, moi trau ( Please enjoy drinking water and enjoying Trau) performed by Nguyen Thi Chung and Nguyen Hong Thai.

The beauty of Quan ho: Quan ho is one of the typical folk songs of the Red River Delta, in the North of Vietnam. Quan ho was formed and developed in the ancient Kinh Bac culture, now it is Bac Giang and Bac Ninh. In the Vietnamese folk treasure, Quan ho Bac Ninh is the most popular music type. Lim town is the heart of Bac Ninh province with Lim festival in his almanac, his sister.

Lendong: Giá Cô Chín (The Ninth Princess) performed by main artist Mrs. Thanh Hải with folk music band including four musicians: the Anh/Tran Nam / Xuan Tuyen / Kim Dung. Len dong is a very special form of folklore. It is very spiritual. Len dong is a interplay between artistic performance and spirituality. This is very mystical. In fact, even with the Vietnamese, it is hard to understand. If not in a mystical world, it is difficult to imagine that goddess is hidden in a normal human being. That is extremely special not only for the Vietnamese but also for the world. All over the world they are looking to understand this art form.

Quan ho- Main artist – Hong Thai.

Giá Cô Chin by Thanh Hải artist: She was a fairy. she also had talent of fortune telling she strolled all over the world, then arrived Thanh Hoa with beautiful landscape, she was satisfied. King on the earth found her supernatural power, ordered people to build her temple in Thanh Hoa.


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