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Vietnam seeks solutions to protect ‘living heritage’

Experts believe that protecting ‘living cultural heritage’, or heritage holders, is important to develop a sustainable cultural life.

Practices of Then receive UNESCO certificate for Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

A ceremony was held in the northern province of Tuyên Quang on September 3 night to receive a UNESCO certificate accrediting Practices of Then by Tày, Nùng and Thai ethnic minority groups in Việt Nam as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

Proposal for a walking space in the area of Temple of Literature

The area surrounding Temple of Literature will be pedestrianized where cultural activities will organized in the post-pandemic period.

Vietnam – representative of UNESCO’s values

Since its entry to UNESCO in 1976, Vietnam has worked closely with UNESCO and its members to promote peace, development, solidarity and cooperation between nations and protect cultural values.

Promoting traditional games urgently needed in modern society

Folk games, a common childhood memory of many generations of Vietnamese people, are gradually fading in modern society. 

Three national treasures on display at Quang Ninh Museum

Three national treasures are being showcased at the Quang Ninh Museum in the northeastern province of the same name.

Reviving the Dong Ho folk painting craft

The Prime Minister has issued a written consent on submitting a national dossier to UNESCO for the inclusion of the craft of Dong Ho folk painting in the list of intangible cultural heritages in need of urgent safeguarding.

Hanoi group active in spreading Vietnamese heritage values

Founded by fine arts researcher Nguyen Duc Binh, the Dinh Lang Viet (Vietnamese Communal House) group gathers those who love Vietnam’s cultural heritage.

Traditional ao dai in the spotlight

The Vietnamese Women’s Museum is hosting a spring celebration inspired by áo dài (traditional long dress) and flowers, including a fashion show, exhibition and other activities honouring traditional cultural values.

Hue Festival - a chance to explore new Hue: organisers

Hue Festival 2020 will be another chance for tourists to explore Hue – a city full of attractions, said city leaders, who will host the international festival between April 1 and 6 next year.

Vietnamese artists to join Famlab in Hoi An and Da Nang

Forty-three master musicians and artists will take part in the Famlab (Film, Archive and Music Lab) Residency and Outdoor Concert in the ancient town of Hoi An and Da Nang City as part of the project Heritage of Future Past on June 6-25.

Three Bac Ninh artifacts named national treasures

 VietNamNet Bridge – The northern province of Bac Ninh is well-known for hosting a number of architectural, religious and cultural heritage.

Hue event honours Buddha’s birthday

 VietNamNet Bridge – On Saturday evening, seven giant lotus flowers floating on the central Huong River in Hue were lit up to inaugurate a cultural week celebrating Buddha’s 2560th birthday.

How to elevate Vietnamese cuisine

Vietnam has a varied and delicious cuisine that has been recognised on many world rankings, and in culinary and tourism magazines around the world. However, it is important to continuing promoting Vietnamese cuisine.

Small ethnic groups fight to preserve their culture

Elderly people, tribal chieftains, artisans and prestigious people from16 small ethnic groups with populations of less than 10,000 people have asked the Government to pay more attention to conserving and restoring their cultural heritage.

HCM City urged to save part of old trade centre for posterity

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Honorary Consul General of Finland in HCM City, Phung Anh Tuan, is leading a delegation of diplomats who want to preserve a portion of the Sai Gon Tax Trade Center,

Emerging artist to feature in Thailand

 VietNamNet Bridge – Artist Ha Manh Thang will showcase a painting collection at the Thavibu Gallery in Bangkok from September 20 to October 18.

UNESCO lists Vietnamese folk music as world cultural heritage

 VietNamNet Bridge – The art of Don Ca Tai Tu's music and songs in southern Viet Nam has officially become a recognised UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Archaeologists warn of VN culture drain without support

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Government's support for archeological work is inadequate at present, posing the danger of the nation losing precious vestiges of its cultural heritage, experts say.

Treasured heritage homes left to decay

 VietNamNet Bridge –A provincial People's Committee representative has condemned the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism for failing to address decaying houses in Ha Giang's Old Quarter.