Elders devoted to keep gong tradition alive in Tuong Duong

Elders devoted to keep gong tradition alive in Tuong Duong

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. (Jan 08, 2020 17:01:32)


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.  

Cultural heritage and tourism festival to feature interesting activities

  Nov 15, 2019 09:16:23
NDO – The 2019 Cultural Heritage and Tourism Festival, themed ‘Cultural heritage in integration and development’, will be held at the Vietnam Exhibition Centre for Culture and Arts in Hanoi from November 21-26. 

Old Quarter hosts cultural activities to mark Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day

  Nov 09, 2019 11:29:59
NDO – A series of activities will be held from November 22 to December 15 in Hanoi’s Old Quarter to honour the capital city’s cultural heritages.  

Retaining the vitality of ‘Bai Choi’ folk singing

  Oct 20, 2019 15:58:31
NDO – The constant changes in contemporary life have pushed the art of ‘Bai Choi’ folk singing, which was recognised by the UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, to the brink of being forgotten. However, thanks to the whole-hearted efforts from local residents and authorities of Quang Ngai Province, the art form’s beautiful melodies and vitality have been well preserved and promoted among the younger generation. 

Decoration art in traditional costume of Red Dao people recognised as national heritage

  Oct 12, 2019 18:20:08
NDO – The Tuyen Quang provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism in coordination with Na Hang district’s authorities hosted a ceremony on October 12 to receive a certificate honouring the decoration art in traditional costumes of local Red Dao ethnic groups as a national intangible heritage. 

Keo Hanh Thien Pagoda recognised as national intangible cultural heritage

  Oct 08, 2019 18:08:17
NDO – People's Committee of Xuan Truong district, Nam Dinh province held a ceremony on October 8 to receive a certificate honouring Keo Hanh Thien Pagoda as a national intangible cultural heritage and open Keo Hanh Thien Pagoda Festival 2019. 

Fish sauce, pottery in central region recognised as heritage

  Sep 17, 2019 10:18:50
NDO/VNA – Two traditional trades – fish sauce in Nam O Village in Da Nang and Thanh Ha pottery in Hoi An – have been recognised as National Intangible Heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, contributing more cultural value to the two tourism hubs in central Vietnam. 

Young businesswoman promotes water puppetry art to the South

  Sep 16, 2019 17:01:13
NDO - With the desire to preserve and promote the unique water puppet art of the nation, a young girl named Hoang Huong Giang has implemented a bold project: building a miniature water puppet stage right in the heart of District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. 

Festival honours artistic value of ‘Cheo’ artform

  Sep 15, 2019 15:20:11
NDO – The 2019 National Cheo (popular opera) Festival opened in the northern province of Bac Giang on September 14, bringing together nearly 1,000 artists from 16 art troupes and clubs across the country. 

Late president’s relics help spread Ho Chi Minh’s values, ideas and morals: Deputy PM

  Sep 12, 2019 16:59:40
NDO – The conservation and promotion of the President Ho Chi Minh Monument in the Hanoi-based Presidential Palace has contributed to the spreading of the late president’s values, ideas and morals, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has said.