‘Then’ singing practitioners strive to preserve their traditional tunes

‘Then’ singing practitioners strive to preserve their traditional tunes

NDO – ‘Then’ singing is a unique folk art practiced by Tay and Nung ethnic groups in north-eastern localities, including Lang Son province. The time-treasured art form has been preserved sustainably in Lang Son thanks to the passion of practitioners and villagers in the province. (Jan 21, 2019 17:46:56)

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