Book on Central Highlands culture published

Book on Central Highlands culture published

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


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. 

Exhibition reveals calligraphy of Nguyen dynasty Kings

  Jan 04, 2020 11:29:31
NDO –An exhibition entitled ‘Calligraphy of Nguyen dynasty Kings’ opened in Hanoi on January 3 as an event to celebrate the Vietnam Archives Day. 

Bac Ninh preserves, develops Quan Ho folk songs

  Dec 24, 2019 10:07:48
NDO/VNA – The Red River delta province of Bac Ninh has made efforts to preserve the art of Quan Ho love duet singing to implement commitments to UNESCO on conservation and development of the folk art, which has been recognised by UNESCO as part of the world’s intangible cultural heritage. 

More important evidence found related to historic 1288 Bach Dang Victory

  Dec 22, 2019 16:31:17
NDO – The discovery and excavation of Bach Dang stake ground in Lien Khe commune, Thuy Nguyen district, Hai Phong city is an important piece of evidence which helps provide further traces back to the great Bach Dang Victory in 1288, experts have said. 

Wooden block exhibition on Vietnam’s names and capitals held

  Dec 19, 2019 12:48:58
NDO – An exhibition featuring names and capitals of Vietnam carved on wooden printing blocks of the Nguyen dynasty opened at Da Lat University, Da Lat City, on December 18. 

Technology connects heritages with community

  Dec 17, 2019 15:07:31
NDO – Many types of heritage struggle to impress the public, particularly the younger generation; however, with the support of technology, heritages have been promoted in a completely new way that allow viewers interact with them. 

Vietnam’s ‘Then’ practice honoured as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

  Dec 13, 2019 10:57:30
NDO – ‘Then’, an essential ritual practice in the spiritual life of Tay, Nung and Thai ethnic people in Vietnam, has been added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, announced the Cultural Heritage Department under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on December 13. 

Community’s role in preserving and promoting Hoi An heritage’s values

  Dec 03, 2019 16:59:50
NDO – An international conference named “Hoi An Cultural Heritage - 20 years of conservation and sustainable development orientation" took place in Hoi An city, on December 3, as part of activities to celebrate the 20th anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of Hoi An ancient town. 

PM attends ceremony to hand over results of intangible cultural heritages research

  Nov 23, 2019 10:20:37
NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended a handing-over ceremony for the research results on the intangible cultural heritages by folklore researcher Nguyen Hai Lien in Hanoi on November 23.