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The art of Bài Chòi in Central Viet Nam. ©UNESCO 2015
The art of Bài Chòi in Central Viet Nam

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The art of Bài Chòi in Central Viet Nam is a diverse art combining music, poetry, acting, painting and literature. Bài Chòi is an important form of culture and recreation whose bearers and practitioners include artists, performers, card-making artists and hut-making artists. Performers and their families play a major role in safeguarding the practice, and numerous dedicated groups exist. Most performers learn their skills within the family but specialist artists also transmit their knowledge in clubs, schools and associations.


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Place/region: Viet Nam, Asia and the Pacific
Series: 2017 inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
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Authors and personalities: Nguyen Kha, director. Nguyen Binh Dinh, participant.
Production: Vietnamese Institute for Musicology, producer.
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Rights: Vietnamese Institute for Musicology

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