Ví and Giặm folk songs of Nghệ Tĩnh – vo –
UNESCO: Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity – 2014
Description: Ví and Giặm songs are performed by communities in north-central Viet Nam. They are sung while people cultivate rice in the fields, row boats, make conical hats or lull children to sleep. Songs focus on key values and virtues including respect for parents, loyalty, care and devotion, and the importance of honesty and a good heart. Singing provides people with a chance to ease hardship while working, to relieve sorrow in their lives and to express sentiments between men and women.
Country(ies): Viet Nam
© 2013 Institut de la Culture et des Arts du Viêt Nam 
Duration: 00:09:54 – Support: DVD (0100800004)