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Vietnam National Museum of History

  • 15/06/2015 09:39

The long house in Ko Sia

In the past, Ko Sia was a small hamlet with long houses of the Ede ethnic people. It is one of four ancient hamlets which make up present-day Buon Me Thuot City. When the city was expanded, Ko Sia Hamlet in Tan Lap Ward was urbanised and the cultural features of the Ede people were gradually lost. In this situation, more than 10 years ago, village elder Ma Len gathered the senior people in the hamlet to set up a gong troupe of Ko Sia Hamlet to teach young villagers to play the gongs, a unique cultural identity of the Ede group in Tay Nguyen (the Central Highlands)

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Collection of crimsoned and gilded wood worshipping objects under Nguyen Dynasty preserved in Vietnam National Museum of History (VNMH)
  • 15/06/2015 09:33

Collection of crimsoned and gilded wood worshipping objects under Nguyen Dynasty preserved in Vietnam National Museum of History (VNMH)

Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945) began with the reign of king Gia Long, who was the dynasty’s founder, and ended with the reign of king Bao Dai who was the last monarch time of Vietnam. Prior to the Nguyen dynasty, were the nine Nguyen Lords, who deserve credit for extending the territory southwards.

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Earthenware in brown yellow glaze (17th-18th centuries) in Vietnam National Museum of History
  • 26/05/2015 16:02

Earthenware in brown yellow glaze (17th-18th centuries) in Vietnam National Museum of History

The final furnace of the brown yellow glazed earthenware in Hai Duong province (North Vietnam) died at the end of 14th century but revived by early 16th century in two other places or Phu Lang commune (Bac Ninh province) and Tho Ha commune (Bac Giang).

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  • 23/04/2015 14:30

Dak Lak Museum of Ethnology

(VOVworld) – Dak Lak Museum of Ethnology is a place that should not be missed if you visit the Central Highlands. This museum preserves and presents the culture quintessence of ethnic minorities in the Central Highlands. The museum has more than 10,000 objects and receives about 100,000 visitors a year, one third of whom are foreigners.

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The grey-blue ceramic - a special ceramic of Mac Dynasty (16th century) preserved in Vietnam National Museum of History
  • 20/04/2015 13:26

The grey-blue ceramic - a special ceramic of Mac Dynasty (16th century) preserved in Vietnam National Museum of History

Mac dynasty (1527-1593) lasted for a short time but leaving impressive records in many aspects: economy, military, education and foreign affairs. Mac dynasty took Confucianism as its official ideology but did not restrict other ones. Thus, Buddhism and Taoism and folk rituals were recovered. Together with the growing up of the architectural buildings, the traditional villages specialized at producing ritual and worshipping items (lamp stand, incense burner...) were developed. The most famous worshipping collection was the grey-blue glazed one of Dang Huyen Thong - a craftsman who is said to be the father of Chu Dau ceramic (Hai Duong village).

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The first member of Vietnamese Communist Youth Union - Ly Tu Trong
  • 14/04/2015 14:31

The first member of Vietnamese Communist Youth Union - Ly Tu Trong

Ly Tu Trong was one of eight young people who were recognized as the first member of Vietnamese Communist Youth Union. His self-confidently declared: “the way of youths is no one but only revolutionary way”.

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Long tong festival of the Tay in Lang Son
  • 17/03/2015 15:01

Long tong festival of the Tay in Lang Son

(VOVworld) – At the beginning of the lunar year, about 200 Long tong, Going to the field, festivals are organized in Tay hamlets in Lang Son province. The festival takes place in the first lunar month to pray for the new crop.

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The lotus flower in Hue royal arts
  • 17/03/2015 14:56

The lotus flower in Hue royal arts

Vietnamese folk verses have sayings: "In the pond there is none prettier than the lotus. Green leaves, white petals and yellow stamens. Yellow stamens, white petals and green leaves. It rises out of the mud but does not smell of mud"

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Bac Ha market in the early days of the lunar New Year
  • 17/03/2015 14:37

Bac Ha market in the early days of the lunar New Year

(VOVworld) – Bac Ha market in Lao Cai province is held every Sunday morning. The market, located at the center of Bac Ha district, the market is a trading center for ethnic minority people in Bac Ha district and neighboring areas. It offers a wide range of products, including clothes, farm tools, and housewares. The New Year’s session of the market is even more colorful and exciting than usual.

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The cobalt blue pattern ceramic in the Le dynasty (15th century) preserved in the VNMH Museum
  • 09/03/2015 15:38

The cobalt blue pattern ceramic in the Le dynasty (15th century) preserved in the VNMH Museum

By the end of the 14th century, the brown glazed and celadon glazed ceramic lost the market and replaced by the new material and art style of the cobalt blue pattern ceramic. It was said that the cobalt blue pattern ceramic was the third landmark in the development process of the Vietnamese ancient ceramic considering the aspects of the technique and decorative style, preceded by the famous ones, the celadon and the brown ceramic.

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