“Hoang Hoa su trinh do” receives UNESCO recognition

“Hoang Hoa su trinh do” receives UNESCO recognition

NDO – A ceremony was held in Can Loc district, Ha Tinh province, on October 16, to receive a certificate recognising "Hoang Hoa su trinh do” as a documentary heritage in Asia and the Pacific under UNESCO’s Memory of the World programme. (2 hours ago)


Seminar highlights conservation of Thang Long Imperial Citadel

  Sep 07, 2018 04:55:14
NDO - An international seminar was held in Hanoi on September 6 to share the results of the research, conservation and promotion of the world heritage value of the ancient majestic space at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long. 

Fund launched to support projects on music or film heritage of Vietnam

  Sep 04, 2018 19:32:48
NDO – The British Council has launched the FAMLAB (Film, Archive and Music Lab) fund to support projects that engage with the music or film heritage of Vietnam through contemporary mediums. 

Folk singing festival opens in Ha Tinh

  Aug 26, 2018 15:01:25
NDO - The fifth festival featuring Vi and Giam folk singing of Nghe Tinh, named an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO, kicked off in the central province of Ha Tinh on August 25. 

Community-based heritage conservation: A sound approach to cultural preservation

  Aug 20, 2018 10:14:12
NDO – Community-based heritage conservation has not only benefited people living in the area but also proven itself as the most effective and sustainable way to safeguard heritages and promote local tourism. 

Vietnam, Japan honour traditional silk, brocade weaving

  Aug 18, 2018 17:45:56
NDO/VNA – An exchange event introducing the woven silk and brocade products of Vietnam and Japan opened in Hoi An ancient city in the central province of Quang Nam on August 18, as part of the 16th Hoi An-Japan Cultural Exchange. 

Da Nang: Exhibition features traditional Vietnamese mascot

  Aug 15, 2018 18:05:47
NDO - As many as 200 images and artefacts related to Nghe - a traditional mascot in ancient Vietnamese culture - are on display at an exhibition which opened at the Da Nang Museum of Fine Arts in the central city on August 15. 

Hanoi works to conserve Co Loa historical site

  Aug 13, 2018 10:58:14
NDO/VNA - Hanoi will spend VND60 billion (US$2.6 million) on preserving and promoting the value of the Co Loa historical site in Dong Anh district during the 2018-2020 period after the site is reported to be encroached seriously.  

Bac Kan province works to digitalise ancient documents of local minority groups

  Aug 08, 2018 04:04:26
NDO – The northern mountainous province of Bac Kan is home to seven ethnic groups, most of them being minority tribes, communities of which have preserved cultural heritages for generations, particularly ancient documents, bibliographies, antiques and relics. Over recent years, the local authorities have taken proper measures to collect and digitise the documents for preservation and promotion. 

Vietnam heritage photo contest 2018 launched

  Aug 01, 2018 18:21:25
NDO – The seventh Vietnam Heritage Photo Contest 2018, was officially launched by the Vietnam Heritage Magazine under the Vietnam Cultural Heritage Association, in Ho Chi Minh City on August 1.  

UNESCO: Heritages in Vietnam saddled with many challenges

  Jul 29, 2018 16:23:56
NDO – Vietnam is highly appreciated for protecting both cultural heritages and intangible cultural heritages, as well as actively participating in building UNESCO's policies on World Heritages and sustainable development, however, Vietnam is facing many large challenges in preserving the heritages. UNESCO has identified these challenges at a conference held in Hanoi on the protection and promotion of the values of Vietnam’s heritages for sustainable development, affirming that UNSCO will provide concrete support to Vietnam.  

First national conference on heritage protection, promotion opens

  Jul 27, 2018 18:04:35
NDO/VNA – The first national conference on the preservation and promotion of cultural heritage in Vietnam was held in Hanoi on July 27, with the participation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. 

Seminar talks protection of world natural heritages

  Jul 09, 2018 21:50:30
NDO/VNA – An international seminar on world natural heritages and sustainable development in the new context opened in the northern province of Quang Ninh on July 9.  

Lam Dong battle to evoke gong’s soul as development accelerates

  Jul 07, 2018 17:26:43
NDO - The space of Gong culture in Vietnam’s Central Highlands was recognised by the UNESCO as a Masterpiece of the Intangible Heritage of Humanity in 2005. In Lam Dong province, although it once faced the threat of being buried in oblivion, the practice of resounding gongs has been preserved and revived thanks to the joint efforts made by local practitioners and the authorities.  

The art of the Red Dao people’s costume decoration

  Jul 05, 2018 09:53:41
NDO – The craft of making the colourful and elaborately decorated costumes of Red Dao women in Bac Kan province is careful and demanding process in every step, from dyeing to weaving and sewing.