The people usually sing Vi, Giam while working on farm, lulling their children to sleep, boating on river or milling rice…So, the ways of singing are called as these activities suh as: Vi phường vải, Ví đò đưa, Ví phường nón, Giặm ru, Giặm kể, Giặm khuyên… Vi, Giam folk music role a important play in cultural and mind life of Nghe Tinh people. It is the mean to express their spirits and feelings and also to open more the connection among society.
Vi, Giam folk music were approved under the participation and contribution of the community to become national Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2012. Recognizing by UNESCO as word intangible cultural heritage; Vi, Giam showed that the world highly appreciate this kind of folk music and also remind Nghe Tinh Authoriy to put their more responsibility to preserve, indoctrinate and encourage young generation to learn and participate to shows in order to conserve and develop this intangible cultural heritage in a sustainable way.
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