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Tara/Avalokiteshvara statue reunited with missing fragments

The reuniting of the two objects with the statue will help preserve the national treasure at full value.

Beauty of traditional weaving village in central Ninh Thuan

The traditional craft has existed for centuries in the village. Over the years, local people have been weaving cloth on handlooms according to traditional methods that helps preserve the Chăm culture.

Po Klong Garai Tower - mystical masterpiece of Cham people in Ninh Thuan

Having gone through many historical events and the destruction of time, Po Klong Garai Tower has been preserved well. In 2016, this work was recognized by the Prime Minister as a special national monument.

Cham pottery art named to UNESCO’s list of intangible cultural heritage

The pottery craft of the Chăm people has existed for a long time and is still maintained by the Chăm community in Bàu Trúc Pottery Village, Ninh Phước District, Ninh Thuận Province and Bình Đức Pottery Village, Bắc Bình District, Bình Thuận Province.

Po Klong Garai Tower: mysterious Cham masterpiece

Having weathered many historical events and the destruction of time, Po Klong Garai Tower remains well preserved. In 2016, it was recognized as a special national monument of Vietnam.

Po Klong Garai Tower, a sacred temple of the Cham people

Po Klong Garai Tower is a sacred temple of worship, considered a symbol and the pride of the ethnic Cham community living in Ninh Thuan Province.

Vietnam’s oldest museum - home of Cham cultural treasures

The Museum of Cham Sculpture is considered a unique place showcasing the quintessence of Cham people’s art of sculpture, which is a precious heritage of Da Nang city as well as Vietnam as a whole.

Bau Truc - one of the oldest pottery villages in Southeast Asia

Bau Truc pottery village is about 10km south of Phan Rang City, the central province of Ninh Thuan. This is a village of Cham people with a tradition of making pottery for several hundred years.

Passionate about Cham culture

VietNamNet Bridge – Poet and researcher Inrasara, a member of the 180,000-strong Cham minority, has spent his entire life researching its culture. The 60 year-old published his latest book entitled Minh Triet Cham in mid-2016.

Hubert Laot: Little documentation for Vietnam culture at Guimet

 VietNamNet Bridge – There are scant documents about Vietnamese culture and art at Guimet Museum, said Hubert Laot, auditorium manager of Guimet Museum, which specializes in Asian art and culture in Paris, France.

Cham minority villages woo tourists

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ali Dal, deputy chief priest of Eh San mosque, in the southern province of An Giang's An Phu District, is a happy man today.

Lawyer's paternal passion for preserving Cham antiques

 VietNamNet Bridge – Following in the collector footsteps of his father and grandfather, Ho Anh Tuan has collected over 2,000 Cham antiques, some dating back to the first century.

Garden of statues celebrates Cham culture

 VietNamNet Bridge – "You'd better visit Ho Thai Thiet's garden of statues." I remember the advice from one of my friends on my way to Phan Thiet City in the central province of Binh Thuan.

Photo book on Cham culture published in five languages

 VietNamNet Bridge – A photo book by Nguyen Van Ku about Cham cultural heritage has been first published in five languages, including Vietnamese, Cham Latin script, English, French and ancient Cham.

Relics unravel Cham history

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many valuable artefacts from the Cham culture have been found in the southern central province of Binh Thuan. The new discoveries are important for ongoing research on the ancient culture,