According to Nguyen Dang Tuc, director of the northern Bac Ninh provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the province is preserving and promoting values of Quan ho folklore pursuant to the commitment with UNESCO.

The provincial People’s Committee made a list to propose the State confer the title of “outstanding artist” to 40 Quan ho folklore singers; and completed a curriculum on teaching folklore singing and will apply it from preschools to high schools in the province from the 2011-2012 school year.

The province also invested tens of billion VND to encourage the movement on singing Quan ho folklore in villages, building stages and restoring historical relics associated with the establishment and development of Quan ho. Bac Ninh provincial School of Culture and Arts began training courses on Quan ho folklore singing, drawing the participation of dozens of students. (Source: CPV)

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