Vietnam’s bai choi art receives UNESCO heritage certificate

Vietnam’s bai choi art receives UNESCO heritage certificate

NDO - A ceremony was held in Binh Dinh province on May 5, to receive a certificate recognising bai choi, a form of folk singing popular in central Vietnam, as a UNESCO intangible heritage of humanity. (May 06, 2018)

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NDO – The southern province of Binh Dinh will hold a ceremony on May 5 for the receiving of a certificate from UNESCO recognising “Bai Choi” singing, a popular folklore style of singing in the central and south central regions of Vietnam, as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. 

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