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Shops - Instrument
http://www.instruments-ducngan.com/aboutus.html
The shop pages of  Mrs. Nguyen Thi Ngoc Thuy with a lot of Vietnamese instruments

http://danmoi.de/
A German shop selling flutes, jew harps and other instruments from Vietnam


Ethnic groups of Vietnam
www.angelfire.com/co/hongnam/
A huge portal for Vietnam featuring detailed descriptions of the ethnic groups and their culture, portraits of musicians and their music

www.hmongnet.org/
A nice homepage about the (musical) life of the Hmong people.  You can also download songs of the Hmong

https://vimeo.com/86749241
A short video with musical examples of Northern ethnic tribes by Vincent Moon

http://slimweb.vn/pleijrai
The homepage of the Plei Jrai  organisation


Institutions
http://vienamnhac.org/home-page
The website of the “Vietnamese Institute for Musicology (V.I.M.)” in Hanoi, very beautiful website with a lot of informations, pictures, audio and video-files about traditional Vietnamese music and the music of the ethnic groups, actual research news and CDs + books

www.vnstyle.vdc.com.vn/vim/english/music_instument/index.html
The instruments page of the V.I.M. institute in Hanoi, contains detailed descriptions, pictures, audiofiles and videos

http://www.vietarts.org
The website of the “Association For Viet Arts” in  San Jose, California, with informations about events, concerts + lectures

http://www.vietnamesemusic.us/
The website of the Institute for Vietnamese Music is dedicated to the preservation of, research into, and performance and teaching of traditional Vietnamese music, including solo, chamber, religious, theatrical, and minority types of music extant in Vietnam today

http://www.asiaeducation.edu.au/default.asp
The Homepage of the “Australia Asia Foundation” with informations about projects and artists,english and Vietnamese articles


Researchers
www.philmultic.com/tran/index.html
The website of the famous researcher and artist Tran Van Khe

http://tranquanghai.info/index.php?lang=en
The website of the researcher, teacher, artist and scientist Tran Quang Hai, who is also an expert for the Overtone Singing of Tuva. Website appears in English, Vietnamese and French and gives informations about Vietnamese music as well. Please also visit his blog

www.phong-nguyen.com
The website of the musicologist, book author and leader of perfomance groups Phong Nguyen. One may also find additional  informations, audiofiles and pictures of instruments on his second page :
www.asianclassicalmp3.org/phong.html

http://www.move.com.au/artist/le-tuan-hung
The website of the musicians, composers  and researchers Le Tuan Hung and  Dang Kim Hieng presenting articles, books, audio CDs and informations about traditional and contemporary Vietnamese music

www.rootsworld.com/rw/feature/vietnam.html
An online article of composer and singer Phillip Blackburn who is also P.D. of the Minnesota composers forum 


www.asza.com/idtranh.shtml
Short description and a picture of the Tranh zither by Randy Raine-Reusch

www.viettouch.com/vnmusic/vietnam_music_instruments.html
The webpage of Chi D. Nguyen presents a big overview of Vietnamese instruments, each with a small description, picture and audiofil