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Ví and Giam Folk Songs of Nghe Tinh

Language: English
Available in:»English»Français»Vietnamese

Ví and Gi?m songs are performed by communities in north-central Viet Nam. They are sung while people cultivate rice in the fields, row boats, make conical hats or lull children to sleep. Songs focus on key values and virtues including respect for parents, loyalty, care and devotion, and the importance of honesty and a good heart. Singing provides people with a chance to ease hardship while working, to relieve sorrow in their lives and to express sentiments between men and women.

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Topics and Tags
Place/region: Viet Nam, Asia and the Pacific
Series: 2014 inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
Production and personalities:
Director: Hoàng Sin
Publisher: Institut de la Culture et des Arts du Viêt Nam
Rights: Institut de la Culture et des Arts du Viêt Nam

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Original: DVD
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: AVFONDS-CLTICH-2014-0100800004
Source ref.: DOC:0100800004; CAND:01008
Rights holder: UNESCO ; Institut de la Culture et des Arts du Viêt Nam