Thanh Hoa province launches bronze drum casting contest

Thanh Hoa province launches bronze drum casting contest

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). (Apr 29, 2019 20:19:41)


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. 

Dong Ngu water puppetry village on its way to revive glory days of the past

  Mar 08, 2019 09:27:15
NDO – With passionate enthusiasm and tremendous efforts, locals in Dong Ngu water puppetry village in Ngu Thai commune, Thuan Thanh district, Bac Ninh province, have sought a way to revive its glory days of the past, reaffirming the vitality of their ancestors’ age-old practice. 

Spreading values of Mother Goddess Worship religion

  Mar 01, 2019 16:52:17
NDO – After three years with many field trips to various regions and meetings with cultural researchers, over 20 first episodes of the project ‘Vietnamese Mother – Mother Goddess Worship religion’ have been finished, initially bringing a basic and general view of the values of this religion – an intangible cultural heritage of humanity. 

The land of Love Duet singing

  Feb 27, 2019 16:54:18
NDO – The recent programme themed ‘Rang ro mien quan ho’ (Radiance of Love Duet Singing Region) was chosen as the highlight of the 2019 'Visiting the land of Quan Ho (Love Duet) singing' Festival, which is held by the Bac Ninh provincial People’s Committee from February 13-28. 

Chu Dau ceramics and the journey to promote Vietnamese cultural quintessence

  Feb 27, 2019 00:00:01
NDO - Chu Dau village is located in Thai Tan commune, Nam Sach District, Hai Duong city, about 80 km from the North West of Hanoi. Chu Dau ceramics are high-class Vietnamese ancient ceramics representing “the rice civilization” dated from the 13th century and were honoured as “Royal symbol products” at the end of 17th century. 

Heritage photo contest to highlight Vietnam’s ethnic costumes

  Feb 22, 2019 13:00:51
NDO – The Vietnam Heritage Photo Contest 2019 was officially launched by the Vietnam Heritage Magazine, under the Vietnam Cultural Heritage Association, in Hanoi on February 21. 

Agreement signed to preserve and promote Hai Van Gate national site

  Feb 21, 2019 11:54:12
NDO – A cooperative agreement was signed between the authorities of central Thua Thien-Hue province and Da Nang city on February 20 to preserve and promote the historical and architectural values of Hai Van Quan (Hai Van Gate) national relic site.