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Don Ca Tai Tu in HCM city

Don Ca Tai Tu in HCM city
UPDATED: 12 Aug 2015 14 Views
Ho Chi Minh City has been organized some activities to preserve and promote “Don ca tai tu” arts through some activities  of this art form. Ho Chi Minh City adopted policies and organized practical activities to attract young people to southern folk singing. The art form has been included in the school curriculum. The city has also launched a number of song-writing competitions for children. A collection of 60 Don ca tai tu songs for children will soon be introduced in the city’s schools. In Ho Chi Minh City, there are 300 Don Ca Tai Tu clubs and groups with more than 3,000 members, most of who are singers, musicians, composers, and or researchers. They often perform at local cultural houses and popular venues like the Municipal Youth Cultural House and the Labor Culture Palace. Don ca tai tu Recently, the second “Don Ca Tai Tu” festival competing for Golden Lotus Awards was held in Ho Chi Minh City. The festival attracted 250 singers and players traditional musical instruments from 24 clubs in Ho Chi Minh City. Also, many classes to teach Don ca tai tu singing have opened in Ho Chi Minh City. Le Van Loc, Vice Director of the Ho Chi Minh City Culture Center, said “Don ca tai tu singers don’t sing for money. They sing with their friends and families in small groups to express their feelings. So it’s easy for them to give up singing. We need to work out incentives to support the singers”. According to Nguyen Van Minh, Director of Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, “it’s important to preserve this genre of music. We need to encourage young people to join our efforts. We have asked Don ca tai tu clubs and groups to focus more on teaching young people this genre of music”. travel to vietnam
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