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Prime Minister emphasizes shared responsibility to promote Xoe Thai.Culture - Sports

Vietnamese-Thai folk dance, Soetai ethnic minority groups (Photo: VNA)

Yen Bai (VNA) – Said Soe Thai, a unique folk dance of Vietnam’s Thai ethnic minority group, represents a fusion of cultural beauty, so promoting the arts is a responsibility shared by all Vietnamese. Prime Minister Pham Min Chin.

Singh made the statement at a ceremony to receive UNESCO’s certificate recognizing Soetai as an intangible cultural heritage of mankind held on September 24 in the town of Guialo, northwest of Yen Bai.

The Prime Minister, on behalf of party and national leaders, congratulated the authorities and people of the ethnic groups in Yen Bai, Song La, Lai Chau and Dien Bien, and expressed his belief that Soetai was recognized as Vietnam. did. His 14th UNESCO World Heritage Site is a great source of pride for the Thai people and the communities of his 54 ethnic groups.

He commended generations of folk artists and Thai ethnic communities for their tremendous efforts to protect this precious cultural heritage.

He also thanked the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the National Cultural Heritage Council and other relevant ministries, institutions, regions, collectors and researchers for their efforts to preserve and promote the cultural heritage of Soetay and Vietnam in general. and admired. .

The government leader said that UNESCO’s representative office and the chief representative of Vietnam, Christian Manhart, will work together to ensure that the cultural values ​​of Vietnam are widely disseminated and harmonize with the cultural essence of mankind. expressed its hope to continue to provide close cooperation and effective assistance to

The Prime Minister called on the authorities, people, Thai communities and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the northwestern provinces to work together to create and spread new vitality and continue to inspire its values. To effectively implement the “National Plan of Action to Protect and Promote the Intangible Cultural Heritage Values ​​of Soetai Art” in accordance with its commitment to UNESCO.

“With enthusiasm, heart, pride and inner strength, let the lyrics and music of Xoe khan, Xoe non, Xoe quat, Xoe sap, Xoe gay, Xoe hoa come to life. [ Xoe dancing using various props
such as scarves, hats]… continue to be nurtured, developed and spread among communities of ethnic groups,” he said.

According to PM Chih, the noble and beautiful value of Xoe Thai art should be protected and promoted not only domestically but also internationally. Therefore, it is important to recognize that this is a representative intangible cultural heritage of humanity and take appropriate action.

He urged expanding research and coming up with concrete plans to protect and strengthen the identity of common ethnic groups, emphasizing the value of Soetay especially in socio-economic growth and tourism development.

Prime Minister emphasizes shared responsibility to promote Xoe Thai hinh anh 2Soetai represents the convergence of cultural beauty(Photo: VNA)

In the light of the country’s new developments, he is determined enough to make it easier for people to experience and practice Soetai, while at the same time improving the lives of skilled artisans who are dedicated to preserving their heritage. I asked you to exercise caution.

At the ceremony, Ms. Pauline Thamesis, United Nations Resident Coordinator for Vietnam, presented representatives of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and leaders of the People’s Government with UNESCO certificates recognizing Soe Thai art as the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. . Committees of Yen Bai, Son La, Lai Chau and Dien Bien provinces.

Tamesis congratulates this important event and encourages the Thai community and Vietnamese people to continue to maintain, promote and spread the importance of Xoe Thai art while contributing more to UNESCO’s work and human culture. I hoped that

Following the ceremony, attendees enjoyed the art space and experienced the unique local culture through an art program themed ‘Xoe Thai – The Quintessence of Heritage Land’.

Artists Yen Bai, Song La and Lai Chau all participated in a beautifully staged art program featuring all forms of Soe Thai art.

The program concluded with a performance, “The Essence of Zee Art,” which involved more than 2,000 artisans and performers and encapsulated the traditional folklore values ​​that have become the heritage of the Thai people of the northwest.