(HBO) - In the folk instrumental system of the Tay ethnic people, it is indispensable for Oi flute. The vibration of the Oi flute signals the sacred moment of heaven and earth, the transfer between the old and the new year. The melodious and passionate vibration of flute of the boys with their partners ... Every time when the flute vibrates, the old and the young, boys and girls, who are hand in hand, resound singing all over the area of Tay overnight and day.
Oi flute, an important instrument, is an indispensable
instrument to accompany Tay songs of Tay ethnic people in Da Bac.
The musical notes have a radius fitting the son's finger so
that he can flexibly use his fingers on the notes. To have the aesthetic the
flute is painted blue or red. Tay ethnic people hang the flute on the kitchen
counter to catch fire for the flute, making the sound of the flute as well as
educating the younger generation to preserve and conserve the art of playing Oi
flute in the community.
Oi flute is the main instrument, which is indispensable to
accompany the songs throughout the area of Tay. However, Oi flute is only used
during happy days, holidays, New Year, the sacred time transferring between the
old and the new year. In particular, Oi flute is the sound calling the mates of
the boys. In the tradition of Tay ethnic people, only boys are allowed to use
Oi flute, girls are absolutely not allowed.
Today, there are many electronic musical instruments in
modern life, but for Tay ethnic people, Oi flute still has a strong vitality. The
artisans and the seniors have been preserving and teaching how to make Oi flute
and how to use this kind of instrument for the young generation. The deep and
passionate melodies from this traditional instrument have been conveying the
message of love and happiness to the young generation.
Recently, the Party Committee and authorities of Da Bac
district have always paid attention to the preservation and promotion of the
national cultural identity. For Tay ethnic, Oi flute is an important instrument
which is indispensable, however, the number of Tay ethnic people being able to
use this instrument is not much. Therefore, the district regularly organizes
mass competitions and art performances so that the artisans and the elderly
people have the opportunity to perform Oi flute to the local people. In
addition, with the desire that friends from inside and outside the province can
enjoy the art of Oi flute, the district has invited the artisans to perform the
art of Oi flute at the major cultural events of the province.
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(HBO) - Overcoming nearly 300 artists who are professional and amateur ones from 46 provinces and cities across the country with 365 competition entries, Mr. Nguyen Van Cong from the Center for Culture and Cinema of Hoa Binh province has been awarded the first prize for the work "Stepping under the glorious Party’s flag” – the prize for the propaganda campaign to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the establishment of the Communist Party of Vietnam (February 3rd, 1930 - February 3rd, 2020), organized by the local Culture Department (the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism) coordinated with Vinh Phuc People's Committee in the middle of January.
(HBO) – Hoa Binh’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Department of Education and Training on March 17 signed a joint cooperation programme on educating people about local history and traditional culture through cultural heritages.
(HBO) - Brocade weaving has long been associated with the daily life of Mong ethnic people in Hang Kia commune, Mai Chau district. It has been passed down from generation to generation, bearing the unique culture of Mong ethnic people.
A total of 103 propaganda paintings, made by 23 painters nationwide, have been submitted to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s Department of Grassroots Culture in response to a campaign on creating propaganda paintings regarding COVID-19 prevention and control, launched by the department between March 10 and 15.
(HBO) - The relics of the communal house is located in Lao Thanh hamlet, An Nghia commune (Lac Son). Recently, the relics of the Khoi communal house have been restored and embellished, contributing to promoting the cultural and historical value, meeting the needs of spiritual and cultural activities of the people in the region and becoming a spiritual tourism destination and attracting tourists from all over the country.