Preserving folk singing with drums

Preserving folk singing with drums

NDO/VNA – The art of folk singing alongside drums, hat trong quan in Vietnamese, started in Bui Xa village, in today’s Thuan Thanh district, the northern province of Bac Ninh, in the 13th century, but locals still practise the art. (Feb 03, 2020 10:21:35)

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