Exhibition to honour Vietnamese heritage

Exhibition to honour Vietnamese heritage

NDO – The "Vietnamese Cultural Heritage 2018" exhibition will take place in Hanoi from November 23 to 25, as one of the cultural events to honour and promote the values of national cultural heritages of various regions, especially the Vietnamese heritages that have been recognised by UNESCO.  (Nov 13, 2018 17:06:47)


Vietnam announces eight more national intangible cultural heritages

  Nov 01, 2018 13:02:44
NDO – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has issued Decision No. 4069/QĐ-BVHTTDL, dated October 30, 2018, on announcing an additional eight national intangible cultural heritages. 

Quang Nam plans activities to celebrate UNESCO recognition of Hoi An and My Son

  Oct 25, 2018 16:00:55
NDO - The central province of Quang Nam has unveiled a plan to celebrate the 20th anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of Hoi An ancient town and My Son Sanctuary as world heritage sites next year.  

“Hoang Hoa su trinh do” receives UNESCO recognition

  Oct 16, 2018 16:55:30
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. 

Friendship ceremony between Ma and M’nong people restaged in Binh Phuoc

  Oct 14, 2018 15:24:55
NDO – The traditional friendship commitment ceremony between the M’nong and Ma ethnic communities was restaged in Dong Nai commune, Bu Dang district, Binh Phuoc province, on October 12 and 13. 

US$92,500 fund to restore Ho Dynasty Citadel in Thanh Hoa

  Sep 29, 2018 17:26:05
NDO – The US Ambassador's Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) will grant US$92,500 for the conservation of the Ho Dynasty Citadel, a UNESCO-recognised World Cultural Heritage site in the central province of Thanh Hoa.  

Age-old artisan keeps the glow of ‘keo quan’ lanterns alive

  Sep 20, 2018 09:38:53
NDO – Artisan Nguyen Van Quyen from Dan Vien hamlet, Cao Vien commune, Thanh Oai district in Hanoi, is one of the last few artisans who are masters of the art of making ‘keo quan’ lantern, a traditional hand-made lantern with vivid rotating paper-cut figures on the cover. Despite his old age, Quyen still works steadfastly to preserve the traditional craft. 

Experts discuss preservation and promotion of Hanoi’s historical sites

  Sep 19, 2018 16:55:16
NDO – Over half a century of preserving and promoting the values of its historical and cultural sites, Hanoi has achieved remarkable results in research, preserving and evoking the potential hidden values of the monuments. 

Programme encourages love for Vietnamese traditional opera among Hanoi students

  Sep 10, 2018 10:08:16
NDO – A programme entitled ‘Experimenting the arts of ‘Cheo’ – Vietnamese traditional opera’ was recently held at Hao Nam Temple in Hanoi, allowing the capital city’s students to learn more about the charm of ‘cheo’, a Vietnamese intangible cultural heritage, thus encouraging their love for the heritage. 

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.