Let's play folk games from Southeast Asian countries

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Let's play folk games from Southeast Asian countries

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Let's play folk games from Southeast Asian countries

May. 28 - 29, 2016 All Day


On the occasion of the International Children’s Day (June 1st), the VME will organise the program Let's Play Folk Games from Southeast Asian Countries. This is an opportunity for both children and adults to explore different cultures in Southeast Asia, especially folk games.

Let's come to the VME to explore!



8:30 - 11:30 and 14:00 - 17:30

Saturday, May 28th and Sunday, May 29th, 2016



At the Việt's House

1. Water puppetry performances: 10:00, 11:30, 14:30, 16:00

At the front yard of the Kite-wing Building

2. 3D puppetry performances: 10:00, 11:30, 15:00, 16:30

3. Dances and singing from Cambodia, Laos, and Việt Nam

4. Children and traditional costumes from Brunei, Cambodia, South Korea, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Laos, Thailand, and Việt Nam


Discovering traditional costumes

In front of the Chăm's House

Coloring paintings of traditional costumes from Southeast Asian countries


Making toys

At the front yard of the Kite-wing Building

1. Making kites

In front of the Tày's House

2. Making toys from leaves: grasshoppers, fish, flowers, water buffaloes...

3. Kneading coloured dough into figures (tò he)

4. Making moving animals

5. Decorating bamboo dragonflies


Playing games and participating in competitions

Behind the Bronze Drum Building

1. Sweet-potato seller (Indonesia)

2. Hopping (Malaysia, Indonesia)

3. Walking on coconut shells (Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Indonesia)

4. Sack jumping (Laos, Thailand)

At the yard of the Việt's House

5. Skipping (Việt Nam)

6. Walking with goòng (Thailand)

7. Crossing the river (Philippines)

At the lawn beside the Êđê's House

8. Untieing string, passing through beads (Brunei)

9. tug of war (towards 2, 3, and 4 directions) (Thailand)

At the lawn behind the Bana's Communal House (rông)

10. Hiding handkerchief (Cambodia)

11. 3 - 1 = 2 (Cambodia)

12. Chasing within a square ring (Philippines)

At the Tày's House

13. Playing chess (Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines)

14. Traditional chess (cờ gánh, tu tu) (Việt Nam)

At the yard beside the Dao's House

15. Capturing the flag (Cambodia, Thailand)

16. Growing flower buds (Myanmar, Philippines)

At the Hmông's House

17. Spinning (Brunei, Indonesia)

18. Hawks catch chicks (Cambodia)

In front of the Hà Nhì's House

19. Walking on stilts (Việt Nam)

20. Competing dragging coconut palm leaves (Malaysia, Laos, Cambodia)


Free admission and gifts for disable children

With the support from the Malaysian Tourism Promotion Agency and the Academy of Military Sciences!

Open from 8:30 to 17:30 everyday except Mondays and New Year's Holiday

Nguyễn Văn Huyên Road, Cầu Giấy District, Hà Nội