Vietnamese Traditional Music

  • Vietnamese Traditional Music
    Vietnamese music has had a rather long history. Since ancient times, the Vietnamese have had a strong inclination for music.
  • Hat Xam
    Hat Xam, or the song of the blind artists, has existed since the Tran dynasty (13th century).
  • Quan ho Bac Binh folk-song
    Or Bac Ninh folk formed quite long, so the Vietnamese community (Kinh) in 49 of their villages and some surrounding villages of two provinces of Bac Ninh and Bac Giang in Vietnam now created.
  • Cai Luong (renovated opera)
    Cai Luong (Renovated Opera) appeared in the southern part of Vietnam in the 1920s. This relatively modern form combines drama, modeled after French comedy, and singing.
  • Tuong (Hat Boi)
    Tuong, also called Hat Boi in the south, is a kind of drama of the national theatre. Tuong came into being over five hundred years ago, reflecting the rich and special culture of Vietnam.
  • Cheo Opera
    Cheo is a form of popular theatre in Vietnam that has its roots in ancient village festivals.
  • Ca Tru
    Ca tru music sounds strange to the uninitiated. Clicks and clacks accompany the centuries old ballads. It is not the kind of music that inspires toe tapping or humming.