Quan ho singing festival to be kicked off on October 18 in Bac Giang province
Update: 19:41 |
According to the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the sixth Quan ho (Love
duet) singing festival in Bac Giang province will be kicked off on October 18,
2020 in Bac Giang city (Bac Giang province) with the participation from 10 art
troops in 10 districts, city and Quan ho Culture Association in Bac Giang
Each troop will introduce a 30 minute performance with solo, duet, exchange on the music or no music background. The Organization Board encourages the participants to perform ancient melodies and awards A, B, C prize to individual performance as well as A and B prize to the art show.
A Quan ho performance of Viet Yen district at provincial Conventional Hall in 2019.
The event is scheduled on October 18 morning at the municipal People’s Committee Hall in the South Urban area of Bac Giang city.
The sixth Quan ho (Love duet) singing festival in Bac Giang province in 2020 offers the Quan ho villages, artists and lovers chance to exchange, study and discuss experience in performing the Love duet folk songs so as to further preserve and transfer its value together with tourism development.
Bac Ninh preserves and develops Quan Ho folk songs
Quan Ho love duet singing has been recognised by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage. Bac Ninh province has made efforts to preserve the art to implement commitments to UNESCO on conservation and development of Quan Ho.
Falling in love with ‘quan ho’ songs
- Previously, I often heard ‘quan ho
(love duet singing) Bac Ninh’ and now I know ‘quan ho Bac Giang’. A question was raised in my mind: “Whether we
should call it ‘quan ho Kinh Bac’
and it will be more accurate. The
‘quan ho Kinh Bac’ is full of love and romance. It seems to be a game lasting from generation
to generation and
Teaching Cheo and Quan ho singing to art talents
The Center of Culture and Cinema in Bac Giang province joined hand with the Center
of Culture, Information and Sports of Bac Giang city and Dinh Tri commune to
organize two week course to teach Cheo (traditional opera) and Quan ho (Love
duet) singing to the grass root art talents, which closed recently.
Bac Ninh preserves, develops Quan Ho folk songs
Bac Ninh has made efforts to preserve the art of Quan Ho love duet singing to implement commitments to UNESCO on conservation and development of the folk art, which has been recognised by UNESCO as part of the world’s intangible cultural heritage.