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20 artisans awarded title of “Artist of Excellence" and "People's Artist”
(BNP) - According to Decision No. 355, 356/QD - CTN, 20 artisans of Bac Ninh province have been awarded title of “Artist of Excellence" and "People's Artist” by the State President.
Two artisans Nguyen Thi Ban and Tran Thi Phung awarded the title "People's Artist".
15 out of 16 "Artist of Excellence " belongs to the field of Quan Ho folksong including Ta Thi Hinh, Nguyen Thi Nang, Nguyen Thi Quynh, Le Van Can, Nguyen Thi So, Nguyen Thi Tham, Nguyen Thi Kiem, Nguyen Thua Ke, Nguyen Thi Tinh, Nguyen Thi Dau, Tong Thi Loi, Nguyen Thi Bay, Nguyen Van Quynh, Nguyen Van Cau, Nguyen Cong Dua; artisan Cao Thị Dừa belongs to the field of “Trống Quân singing” - a type of popular art - referred to alternate songs with drum accompaniments.
Among the 4 People's Artistes, there are 3 artisans including Tran Thi Phung, Ngo Thi Lich, Nguyen Thi Ban in the field of Quan Ho folksong and artisan Nguyen Thị Thiep belongs to the field of “Ca trù singing”.
The awarding of the titles of "Artist of Excellence" and "People's Artist" aimed to honor individuals with many achievements and dedicating their wisdom, talents, and dedication in preserving and propagating unique and quintessential values of the intangible cultural heritages of humanity.