Hue folk singing performance (Source: toquoc.vn)

Accordingly, the city requires Hue folk singing clubs to temporarily stop performances from 16h00 on March 18th.

The city People’s Committee asked the city Department of Culture and Information, the city Radio Station, People's Committee of wards, Management Board of the city Bus and Boat Stations to provide the information to local people.

Hue folk singing was recognized as national intangible cultural heritage in 2015 by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

The art includes singing, instruments of traditional melodies ranging from royal performance to daily life.

There are 60 folk melodies for singing and instruments in northern and southern styles.

Hue folk songs have strict structures, which have developed into professional classic styles in lyrics, melodies and performances.

The Thua Thien Hue Department Tourism is compiling a scientific dossier for Hue folk singing to seek UNESCO’s recognition as an intangible heritage./.

Compiled by BTA