Below are 6 of the most popular traditional musics in Vietnam.
Cheo (popular opera)
Cheo is an original synthesis of folk songs, dance, and narration.
Tuong (classical opera)
The tuong theatre was formed in the 12th century, and in the 17th century it was very much in vogue.
Cai Luong (renovated opera)
In comparison with cheo and tuong, cai luong is a new type of theatre.
Puppetry is common throughout the would, but Vietnam’s puppet theatre on water is unique. The art of water puppetry appeared in the Ly dynasty (1010-1225).
Quan Ho singing
The birth place of quan ho folk songs in Ha Bac province.
Ca Tru, an original art performance of academic character, has been preserved for the past 10 centuries.