AI helps promote Vietnamese tourism and culture

AI helps promote Vietnamese tourism and culture

NDO – A startup project has been launched with artificial intelligence (AI) being applied to promote Boi singing (classical Vietnamese opera). (Jun 05, 2020 15:45:42)


PM Phuc attends launching ceremony to preserve historical relic

  May 03, 2020 22:06:09
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 3 attended a launching ceremony for a project to preserve a historical relic in Cao Quy village, Lien Khe commune, Thuy Nguyen district, the northern port city of Hai Phong. 

Reviving the Dong Ho folk painting craft

  Apr 17, 2020 17:03:18
NDO – On the basis of a proposal by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as well as the assessment of the Vietnam National Cultural Heritage Council, the Prime Minister has issued a written consent on submitting a national dossier to UNESCO for the inclusion of the craft of Dong Ho folk painting in the list of intangible cultural heritages in need of urgent safeguarding. 

Book on Central Highlands culture published

  Mar 28, 2020 22:14:08
NDO/VNA – Photographer Tran Phong has released a new book entitled “Tuong Go Tay Nguyen” (Wooden Statues in The Central Highlands of Vietnam). 

Ancient Dien Hai Citadel to be restored

  Mar 24, 2020 21:42:31
NDO/VNA – A fund of VND84 billion (US$3.6 million) has been reserved for the conservation of the ruined Dien Hai Citadel in the central city of Da Nang in 2020. 

Bac Ninh completes dossier on Dong Ho folk painting genre

  Mar 11, 2020 21:39:58
NDO/VNA – The northern province of Bac Ninh has completed a dossier seeking UNESCO’s inclusion of the making of Dong Ho folk paintings in the list of intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent safeguarding. 

Measures launched to conserve values of Hoi An world heritage

  Mar 11, 2020 17:12:50
NDO/VNA – The Hoi An Centre for Cultural Heritage Management and Preservation will carry out seven solutions in the 2020-25 period in a bid to conserve and sustain values of Hoi An ancient town in the central province of Quang Nam, said Director of the centre Pham Phu Ngoc. 

Google Doodle honours Vietnamese ‘ca tru’

  Feb 24, 2020 10:50:06
NDO - Google Doodle, a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google's homepage, on February 23 celebrated Vietnamese ca tru (ceremonial singing)’s Founders Commemoration Day. 

Joint efforts to preserve Cham culture

  Feb 19, 2020 15:50:09
NDO – With the great love and aspiration to preserve and promote the cultural values of their ethnic minority group, Cham artisans in Ninh Thuan province have worked with the Department of Cham folk culture and arts under the Management Board for My Son Cultural Heritage in Duy Xuyen District, Quang Nam Province. 

Vietnam announces 11 more national intangible cultural heritages

  Feb 04, 2020 13:07:36
NDO – Vietnam has added 11 more cultural icons to the list of national intangible cultural heritage, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. 

Preserving folk singing with drums

  Feb 03, 2020 10:21:35
NDO/VNA – The art of folk singing alongside drums, hat trong quan in Vietnamese, started in Bui Xa village, in today’s Thuan Thanh district, the northern province of Bac Ninh, in the 13th century, but locals still practise the art. 

Keeping kiln burning in My Thien pottery village

  Jan 31, 2020 18:09:54
NDO – Located along the bank of Tra Bong river, My Thien village in Chau O town, Binh Son district, Quang Ngai province has more than 200-years of history making pottery. 

Elders devoted to keep gong tradition alive in Tuong Duong

  Jan 08, 2020 17:01:32
NDO – Gongs are typical musical instruments of the Thai, O Du and H’mong ethnic people in the mountainous district of Tuong Duong, Nghe An Province. The instruments are also an indispensable part in the locals’ traditional festivals and celebrations. The traditional practice of gongs has been well preserved thanks to whole-hearted efforts of local elders and patriarchs. 

[Infographic] ‘Then’ practice inscribed on Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

  Jan 07, 2020 10:02:24
NDO - ‘Then’, traditional ritual practice in the spiritual life of Tay, Nung and Thai ethnic minority people in Vietnam, has been inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, reaffirming the cultural diversity of Vietnam. 

Seven more special national heritages recognised

  Jan 05, 2020 14:31:10
NDO – The Prime Minister has elected to recognise an additional seven special national heritages nationwide.