‘Quan Ho’ singing to be promoted in France

‘Quan Ho’ singing or folk love duets will now be promoted in France, by the Vietnam Institute of Culture and Arts and the Vietnam Culture Centre in France in coordination with the Departments of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the northern provinces of Bac Ninh and Bac Giang.

                              Quan ho singing

Accordingly, an exhibition featuring 50 photographs and valuable objects on ‘Quan Ho’ singing, recognized as an ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’ by UNESCO in 2009, will take place from January 22 to February 22 at the Vietnam Culture Centre in France.

The exhibits have been selected from collectors and archives, both at home and abroad.

There will also be screenings and talks on ‘Quan Ho’ singing during the exhibition event.

Two delegations of 17 artists, experts and lecturers from the country will travel to France to perform and introduce the Vietnamese traditional art form in Paris and other French cities.

By V.Xuan – Translated by Kim Khanh

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