VietNamNet Bridge - Traditional costumes are cultural beauty of each country. Below are the traditional dresses of ten countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Cambodia Photo: Cambodiaguide The traditional Cambodian sampot is a woman’s long skirt with a fold or pleat in the front, but some sampot styles actually look more like trousers. It is worn with a modest shirt or blouse. On special occasions women match the color of their sampot to the traditional color for that day. Cambodian men typically wear cotton or silk shirts with short or long sleeves. They wear cotton trousers as well. Thailand Photo: Wemagazin The women’s national costume is named the Chakri. It is made up of Thai silk. The dress includes a back-less and shoulder-less shirt, a ready-to-wear skirt with Na-nang (a typical Thai cutting style on a center of a skirt), and a shawl which is made by organdy. The men’s national costume is known as sue phraratchatan (royally … [Read more...] about Traditional costumes of ten Southeast Asian countries
Vietnam traditional costume
(Cinet)- A fashion show was held at the Ao Dai Museum in HCMC’s District 9 last Friday to honor the beauty of Vietnamese and Indian traditional costumes - ao dai and saree. With the them “Ao Dai and Saree – An Ever Unbreakable Friendship”, organised by the Indian Consulate General of Ho Chi Minh City and the Ao Dai Museum owned by popular Vietnamese designer Sy Hoang, the show featured performances by Miss Universe Vietnam Pham Huong and Indian women. Local pop singer Nguyen Phi Hung also contributed a Hindi-Vietnamese fusion song and gained the applause of audiences. According to the organizers, the show was a curtain raiser to the main event which will be held some time between December 2015 and January 2016 to present a Sy Hoang collection along with saree. At the event, Indian Consul General Smita Pant said: “This fashion event celebrated the beauty, elegance and vibrancy of costumes of the two countries. Both costumes are unique in a particular way … [Read more...] about Fashion honors the beauty of Vietnamese and Indian traditional costumes
A special presentation of traditional costumes of the 54 ethnic groups of Vietnam will be held in Hanoi in November this year. The event is being organized by the Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The organizers expect to attract around 250 Vietnamese male and female participants between 18 and 40 years of age, of minimum height 1.65m for male candidates and 1.55m for female candidates from cities and provinces across the country. Participants will represent their ethnic group with their traditional costumes which will be accessorized with traditional necklaces, bracelets and earrings. The presentation will display their daily activities and also special ceremonies like weddings and folk festivals. The participants will demonstrate various performing skills and display all their inherent deep rooted culture. The presentation will also be an opportunity to take stock of traditional costumes and ethnic groups of the country. According … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s ethnic groups to showcase traditional costumes in Hanoi
(Cinet)- The Minister, Chairman of Committee for Giang Seo Phu ethnic minority has promulgated Decision 204/QĐ-UBDT approving "Projection for the first performance of traditional costumes of Vietnamese ethnic groups". The projection is executed at two levels, including provincial and central levels. From August - September 2011, the event for performance of traditional costumes at provincial and city levels will take place to select the most excellent candidates that can take part in the national contest. The performance of traditional cosmetics of 54 ethnic minorities nationwide is scheduled to take place in Hanoi In November 2011. The criteria for selecting the participants are: being Vietnamese citizens at the age group of 18-40 with balanced figure; having 1.65m height onwards for man and 1.55m onwards for woman; and being the representative of ethnic groups in the community of 54 Vietnamese nations. Approvingthe project "the projection for the firt performance of Vietnam … [Read more...] about Approving “Projection for the first performance of traditional costumes of Vietnamese ethnic groups”.
The “traditional costumes fashion show of Vietnam’s northern ethnic groups” will be held at 5pm on October 5 at the Korean Cultural Centre, 49 Nguyen Du, Hanoi. Viewers will have the chance to contemplate girls from the highlands spreading their umbrellas charming in brocade dresses and boys from the plains looking dapper in their turban and dress. The cultural space will take the audience on a journey through each region, displaying many different cultures. The programme will be staged and performed by the students from the Hanoi University of Culture. Source: VNA … [Read more...] about Fashion show to showcase Northern traditional costumes