Cu Chi Tunnels on path of becoming world treasure

Cu Chi Tunnels on path of becoming world treasure

NDO/VNA – Cu Chi Tunnels, a popular destination for both domestic and foreign tourists thanks to its unique historical and architectural values, may soon join UNESCO’s list of world heritage. (Apr 19, 2021 16:12:05)


Traditional craft villagers work to preserve the time-honoured values of Tet

  Feb 15, 2021 15:26:09
NDO – As life is changing every day, people are getting busier with more and more of the traditional practices during the Tet (lunar New Year) festival fading away. Fortunately, traditional craft villagers in Thua Thien – Hue province have worked silently to preserve the time-honoured values of Tet and preserve the national spirit of the festival. 

Vietnamese identities harmonise with the world

  Feb 13, 2021 12:17:15
NDO – Amidst the development of contemporary art, artists have incorporated national heritage into the creation of new forms that have been received positive feedback worldwide. 

Tet of the San Diu

  Feb 11, 2021 14:06:36
NDO/VNA – The San Diu ethnic minority group, who live in northern mountainous areas with a population of nearly 147,000, celebrate quite a lot of festivals the most important of which is Tet, the lunar New Year festival. 

New innovations in “industrial heritage”

  Jan 13, 2021 15:01:20
NDO – The development of public and creative spaces on the basis of “industrial heritage” can achieve the “dual goal” of reducing air pollution and making urban appearance more beautiful. 

Promoting heritage values of tug-of-war games and rituals

  Jan 06, 2021 17:25:09
NDO – Tug-of-war games and rituals which are practiced in Hanoi and the provinces of Vinh Phuc, Bac Ninh and Lao Cai were added to UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2015. The safeguarding and promotion of the heritage’s value need further connection and exchange among communities of practitioners. 

Tran Trong Duong: Don’t impose stereotypes on traditional architecture

  Dec 22, 2020 16:35:02
NDO - Historical researcher Tran Trong Duong has challenged popular stereotypes on traditional Vietnamese architecture in a project with his associates, using 3D technology to reconstruct the original One Pillar Pagoda when it was first built under the Ly Dynasty. 

Book provides readers with greater understanding of Hang Trong folk painting

  Dec 09, 2020 11:00:49
NDO – The Gioi (World) Publishing House has recently released a book entitled ‘Hang Trong folk painting’ by Nguyen Thi Thu Hoa. 

Various activities celebrate Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day

  Nov 24, 2020 16:55:39
NDO – The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Culture, Sports cooperated with the Cultural Heritage Association of the city to hold a ceremony on November 23 to receive a certificate recognising historical - cultural relics and celebrate the 15th anniversary of Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day (November 23). 

Hanoi marks 10th anniversary of world heritage status for imperial citadel

  Nov 23, 2020 16:20:27
NDO - The government of Hanoi held a ceremony on November 23 to mark the 10th anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of the Thang Long imperial citadel as a world cultural heritage site. 

Hanoi honours artisans and heritage workers

  Nov 23, 2020 09:49:20
NDO – The Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports held a get-together on November 22 with artisans and heritage workers from across the city on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of Vietnam Culture Heritage Day (November 23, 2005-2020) 

Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day marked nationwide

  Nov 21, 2020 18:17:13
NDO – The first-ever Da Nang Cultural Heritage Festival opened at the Da Nang Museum on November 21 as part of the nationwide celebrations for the 15th anniversary of Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day (November 23, 2005-2020). 

Vietnam’s iconic One Pillar Pagoda reconstructed using virtual reality technology

  Nov 20, 2020 09:54:32
NDO – Virtual reality (VR) technology has helped roll back 800 years to bring the famous One Pillar Pagoda – one of Vietnam's most iconic temples – to today’s audiences in a most vivid state. 

Google Doodle honours Vietnam’s ‘cai luong’ art

  Sep 28, 2020 15:57:10
NDO – Google, the world’s most popular search engine, has honoured Vietnam’s ‘cai luong’ (reformed theatre) art by posting a doodle on its homepage on September 28. 

Associate Professor, Dr. Tong Trung Tin: conservation of archaeological heritages seems simple but extremely difficult

  Sep 27, 2020 15:31:59
NDO – Making great efforts to propose measures to protect archaeological sites around the country, Associate Professor, Dr. Tong Trung Tin, who is also President of the Vietnam Archeology Association, said that the full examination of the current law provisions is enough to protect many invaluable archaeological sites across the country, such that Thang Long Imperial Citadel is not the only fortunate relic.