Arts and Literatures

There are so many ways to remark important phases of the nation's development. Yet, giving birth to literature and artworks is perhaps the most effective way. Despite being strongly influenced by Chinese and Western culture, Vietnam’s quintessential art & literature has been kept distinctive and interesting. Tracing back to thousands of years ago, Vietnamese artists have created multiple valuable art pieces from folk paintings, silk paintings, to poems, novels, puppetry performances, folk music, and so on. Those artworks not only have spiritual but also material values for Vietnamese generations.

A Brief History of Vietnam Fine Arts
Arts and Literatures

A Brief History of Vietnam Fine Arts

Vietnam Fine Art is among the most ancient in the Asia region dated back to the Stone Age around 8,000 BCE.

Quan Ho Singing: Unique Elements
Arts and Literatures

Quan Ho Singing: Unique Elements

Quan họ has become a unique culture representing diverse culture of Kinh Bắc area. The images of young male and female in traditional dressing singing Quan họ has been considered one of the most beautiful pictures of Vietnam.

Vietnamese Folklores
Arts and Literatures

Vietnamese Folklores

A Brief Look into Vietnamese Folklores.

Water Puppetry
Arts and Literatures

Water Puppetry

Vietnam water puppetry or “múa rối nước” in Vietnamese is the pride of people living in Red River Delta. From its first appearance in the 11th century until now, water puppetry has always been a unique variation of the ancient Asian puppet tradition.

Vietnam Fine Arts - Overview
Arts and Literatures

Vietnam Fine Arts - Overview

Vietnam fine arts development is closely connected to Vietnamese culture and history - one that is based on rice cultivation, village tradition and other communal values, which are all under the umbrella of Confucianism.