Two World Heritage sites celebrate 20 years of UNESCO recognition

Two World Heritage sites celebrate 20 years of UNESCO recognition

NDO/VNA - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has praised the central province of Quang Nam for its efforts to preserve the world heritage sites of Hoi An Ancient Town and My Son Sanctuary over the 20 years since their recognition by the UNESCO. (Sep 09, 2019 12:51:29)

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Festival honours Vietnam’s traditional silk, brocade weaving

  Aug 06, 2019 10:15:29
NDO/VNA – The 5th Vietnam-International Silk and Brocade Festival will take place in Hoi An ancient city, the central province of Quang Nam, from August 7-9, aiming to introduce and honour Vietnam’s traditional silk and brocade weaving. 

Cooperative creates art and hope from fabric scraps

  Jul 12, 2019 14:49:27
NDO – Silk fabric scraps, seemingly of no use, are put together to create vibrant artworks imbued with Vietnamese culture through the skilful hands and creativity of people with disabilities. This is the way Vun Art Cooperative works to bring hope to disadvantage people. 

Young architect promotes traditional carpentry craft

  Jul 08, 2019 11:11:47
NDO – As a villager in Chang Son in the outskirt district of Thach That in Hanoi, which is famous for the carpentry craft, Nguyen Huy Khiem – director of the Phuc Loc Wooden House Company has worked to uphold the time-honoured value of Vietnamese traditional architecture in modern life. 

Indian, Russian experts help with preservation of My Son sanctuary

  Jul 03, 2019 18:09:57
NDO/VNA – Experts from India and Russia have visited My Son sanctuary in the central province of Quang Nam from late June to early July 2019 to help with the restoration of the world cultural heritage site, director of the sanctuary’s management board Phan Ho said on July 3. 

Ancient treasures tell nation’s history and development

  Jun 20, 2019 16:50:46
NDO – A special exhibition featuring national names and the capital cities, along with the associated ancient artefacts during Vietnam’s establishment and development, is open to the public, providing historical documents and material evidence showing the aspirations and will of Vietnamese predecessors for national independence and pride along Vietnam’s 4,000 years of history. 

Outstanding artisans in intangible culture field honoured

  Jun 19, 2019 18:16:25
NDO – Vinh Long province Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism organised a ceremony on June 19 to honour Meritorious Artisans in the field of intangible cultural heritage and announce the decision on recognising two national treasures. 

Exhibition unveils artifacts found in ancient shipwrecks along the coast of Vietnam

  Jun 19, 2019 17:36:32
NDO – Nearly 4,000 artifacts found in nine ancient shipwrecks along the coast of Vietnam from Quang Nam to Ca Mau provinces are being displayed for the public at an exhibition that opened in Quang Ngai province on June 19. 

International conference discusses the heritage value of Ly Son – Sa Huynh Geopark

  Jun 19, 2019 15:50:30
NDO – The heritage value of Ly Son – Sa Huynh geopark was spotlighted at an international conference held in Quang Ngai province on June 18. 

Traditional celebration of Doan Ngo festival replicated in Hanoi

  Jun 08, 2019 11:48:32
NDO/VNA - An ancient ritual was recently reproduced at the Thang Long Imperial Citadel in Hanoi as part of the celebration of the Doan Ngo festival. 

Glazed ceramic tower from Tro Pagoda recognised as national treasure

  May 17, 2019 11:56:20
NDO – The provincial authorities of Vinh Phuc held a ceremony on May 16 to receive a certificate recognising the glazed ceramic tower from Tro Pagoda as a national treasure. 

Prehistoric archaeological discoveries exhibited in Thai Nguyen

  May 16, 2019 10:37:29
NDO – New archaeological discoveries from prehistoric times found in Thai Nguyen are on display at an exhibition that opened at Thai Nguyen provincial Museum in Thai Nguyen city, the capital of the province, on May 15. 

Seven Asian art troupes to join heritage avenue programme

  May 08, 2019 10:46:12
NDO/VNA – Seven Asian art troupes from India, Japan, China, Bhutan, Thailand, Indonesia, and Sri Lanka are expected to perform at the heritage avenue programme hosted by the Vietnam Television (VTV) on May 12. 

Thanh Hoa province launches bronze drum casting contest

  Apr 29, 2019 20:19:41
NDO/VNA – A bronze drum casting contest using traditional crafting methods was launched in Yen Dinh district on April 29 in celebration of the 990th founding anniversary of the north-central province of Thanh Hoa (1029-2019). 

Vietnamese youngsters work to retrieve the glory of ancient culture

  Apr 28, 2019 15:01:57
NDO – Both run by young Vietnamese arts enthusiasts, Y Van Hien Joint Stock Company and the Hoa Van Dai Viet (Patterns of Great Viet) project were launched with a hope to revive the glory of ancient Vietnamese culture.