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The art of Bài Chòi in Central Viet Nam

Language: English

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: Inscriptions on the Intangible Heritage Lists
Type: Documentary
Production and personalities:
Director: Nguyen Kha
Participant: Nguyen Binh Dinh
Publisher: Vietnamese Institute for Musicology
Published in:
Rights: Vietnamese Institute for Musicology

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Original: Video.MP4
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: HQFS-CLTICH-2017-RL-0122200006
Source ref.: DOC:0122200006; CAND:01222
Rights holder: UNESCO; Vietnamese Institute for Musicology