Online music video promotes unique xaåm melody
HAØ NOÄI - A music video featuring xaåm (minstrel's singing) by Haø Thaønh xaåm club has gone on-line, making the traditional singing art popular among youth.
The singers perform xaåm sai, a melody to express their patriotism and their attitude to social issues. The rarely performed tune was originally performed by a shaman in his battle with an evil spirit. The video is the third version of xaåm sai melody recorded by artisan Vuõ Ñöùc Saéc and composer Thao Giang focusing on eliminating illiteracy and fighting corruption.