Soc Trang’s elements recognized as national intangible cultural heritages

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The Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang has just got three national intangible cultural heritages that have been recognized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Announcement ceremony of the decision to recognize  three national intangible cultural heritages in Soc Trang Province

Announcement ceremony of the decision to recognize three national intangible cultural heritages in Soc Trang Province

Recognized heritages are the traditional craft of Pia cake making of the Hoa ethnic minority group, Rom-Vong folk dance and Du Ke Theater Arts of the Khmer people in the province.
Du Ke is a unique art of musical theater created by the Khmer people in southern Vietnam in the early 1920s. Its 100th anniversary celebration was held on the occasion of the Ok-Om-Bok festival which was organized in Soc Trang from October 30-November 31.
Rom Vong dance is the most popular folk dance performed by the Khmer people in a circle for entertainment, releasing stress, and happiness.
Pia cake is a specialty of Soc Trang province. The moon-shaped cake which has a thin and soft cover with many layers is made of wheat flour, green beans, taro, durian, salted egg, and lotus seed. It should be served with tea.
Soc Trang’s elements recognized as national intangible cultural heritages ảnh 1 100 years of Du Ke theater art is celebrated in  the Ok Om Bok Festival 2020. 
Soc Trang’s elements recognized as national intangible cultural heritages ảnh 2 Performance of Ngu Am folk music  of  the Khmer people
Soc Trang’s elements recognized as national intangible cultural heritages ảnh 3 Rom Vong Dance
Soc Trang’s elements recognized as national intangible cultural heritages ảnh 4 Pia cake

By Tuan Quang - Translated by Kim Khanh

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