31st Sea Games - Vietnam 2021 Covid-19 Pandemic

Dao Xa Village

Dao Xa artisan helps preserve folk music

Dao Xa artisan helps preserve folk music

Dao Van Soan is one of the last artisans in Dao Xa village. With the experiences passed down from his predecessors, he is able to make various kinds of traditional Vietnamese musical instruments such as (Vietnamese monochord), Dan Nhi (or Vietnamese two-string violin) to Dan Day - Vietnamese three-strings guitar and Dan Tranh - the Zither, among others.

Dao Xa artisans strive preserve ancestors’ legacy

Dao Xa artisans strive preserve ancestors’ legacy

Making musical instruments is the traditional trade in Dao Xa Village that has been passed down from generation to generation. The artisans are now striving to preserve their ancestors’ legacy.