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

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

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. (Jun 19, 2019 17:36:32)

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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. 

German firm hands over cleaned relic site to Hue

  Apr 27, 2019 21:05:41
NDO/VNA – A ceremony was held in Hue city, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue to hand over a project to clean the Noon Gate - the southern main gateway of Hue former imperial city, which is sponsored by Germany’s Karcher Group, to the Hue Monument Conservation Centre. 

Quang Binh receives UNESCO heritage certificate for ‘Bai Choi’ singing

  Apr 25, 2019 11:22:57
NDO – The central province of Quang Binh held a ceremony in Dong Hoi city on April 24 to receive the UNESCO certificate in recognition of Bai Choi singing, a popular style of folklore singing in the central and south-central regions of Vietnam, as an intangible heritage of humanity. 

Vietnamese, Indian experts complete upgrade of towers at My Son Sanctuary

  Apr 24, 2019 11:29:59
NDO/VNA – After three years of renovations, Vietnamese and Indian experts have completed the upgrade of Towers K and H – rare buildings that have remained as part of the complex of temples at My Son Sanctuary in the central province of Quang Nam. 

Hai Van Gate national relic site to be restored

  Apr 24, 2019 11:28:05
NDO/VNA – The Hai Van Quan (Hai Van Gate) national relic site will be restored for preservation as proposed by the People’s Committee of Thua Thien-Hue province. 

Vietnam’s Tu Duc Tomb introduced globally through Google Arts & Culture Platform

  Apr 19, 2019 14:56:35
NDO – Tu Duc Tomb in Hue imperial city has been digitally recorded on the Google Arts & Culture Platform to be promoted worldwide, making it the first heritage of Vietnam to be added to Google’s collection. 

Festival honours Mother Goddesses worship

  Apr 13, 2019 18:04:06
NDO – The second open festival on “Practices Related to Viet Beliefs in the Mother Goddesses in Three Realms” of Thanh Hoa province was organised at the Phu Nua relic site, Tan Ninh commune, Trieu Son district, on April 13. 

Dong Son bronze drums found in Malaysia date back 2,000 years

  Apr 11, 2019 16:52:56
NDO/VNA – Eight Dong Son bronze drums discovered in several locations around the Malaysian peninsula are believed to have been left behind sometime between 500 BC-500 AD. 

Invigorating Muong ethnic group’s craft of making ‘Do’ paper

  Apr 03, 2019 10:54:34
NDO – Few people would think that the traditional craft of making Do (poonah) paper has been practiced and preserved by the Muong ethnic people in such a remote area as Suoi Co village, Hop Hoa commune, Luong Son district, in the northern province of Hoa Binh. 

Ancient bronze drum discovered in Lao Cai

  Apr 02, 2019 12:52:02
NDO – An ancient bronze drum and several relics, including bones and bronze axes, have been found in Ta Thang village, Gia Phu commune, Bao Thang district, the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai. 

18th century imperial conferment edict restored

  Mar 28, 2019 16:59:29
NDO - The National Archives Centre I has completed the restoration of a damaged imperial investiture document issued in 1769 under the reign of the Le Dynasty Emperor Canh Hung. 

Xoe Thai dance, Cham pottery seek UNESCO’s heritage recognition

  Mar 20, 2019 16:42:21
NDO/VNA – Vietnam will soon officially ask the UNESCO to consider putting the country’s Xoe Thai dance in the list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity and Cham pottery making art among Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding. 

Hanoi works to make its intangible cultural heritages more welcoming

  Mar 14, 2019 17:19:24
NDO – Hanoi is now home to 18 heritages which have been recognised as national cultural ones. Over the past recent years, the municipal Department of Culture and Sports has coordinated with the local authorities to take measures to safeguard and promote the value of these heritages, turning them into tourist products which have benefited local residents.