Ca tru performance (Source: baovanhoa.vn)

Co-hosted by Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Ha Tinh provincial People’s Committee, the event is an opportunity for artisans, artists, and actors to meet and exchange experience and help raise awareness in the community about the cultural heritage of Ca tru while encouraging those with a passion for the singing.

Besides, it also expresses Vietnam’s efforts in fulfilling its commitments with UNESCO on the protection of world cultural heritages and the preservation and promotion of Ca tru as an intangible cultural heritage.

Following the festival, Vietnam will compile documents to gain UNESCO recognition of Ca tru as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

The festival will run until November 5th./.

Compiled by BTA