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Recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage in 2020, the craft in Ca Mau has created momentum for locals to develop a sustainable business, eco-tourism and protect forests.

Vietnam's intangible cultural heritage included in online Asia-Pacific archive

Information about Vietnam’s intangible cultural heritage will be preserved as part of a larger archive of heritage for the Asia-Pacific region.

A trip to Tra Co communal house

With the typical architecture of a Vietnamese communal house, the 600-year old Tra Co communal house in Tra Co ward, Mong Cai city, Quang Ninh province, has become a popular religious and tourism site for visitors.

Ao Dai seeks national intangible heritage title

A national scientific workshop was held in Hanoi on June 26 to evaluate the historical aspects, customs, cultural values, and identity of Ao Dai, the traditional long dress of Vietnam, seeking recognition as national intangible heritage.

Dossiers on intangible heritages built to seek UNESCO recognition

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has assigned the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to work with relevant agencies on the preparation of dossiers on two of Vietnam’s intangible cultural heritages for UNESCO recognition.

Khanh Hoa invests in protecting local Bai choi cultural heritage

The central province of Khanh Hoa has approved a project on preserving and developing the value of the local intangible cultural heritage of Bai choi with a budget of VND6.7 billion VND (nearly 286,200 USD).

Southern village’s lacquer art kept alive

A project to preserve and promote the art of lacquer in Tuong Binh Hiep village, Thu Dau Mot City, Binh Duong province, was recently approved, part of efforts to protect and promote one of Vietnam’s most valuable intangible cultural heritages.

Hanoi's plan to recognise culture champions

The Hanoi People's Committee has announced a plan to award titles of 'People's Artisan' and 'Meritorious Artisan' in the field of intangible cultural heritage for the third time in 2021. 

Vietnam's unique cultural heritage

November 23 is Vietnam’s Cultural Heritage Day which aims to promote and honour the values of unique cultural heritage elements of Vietnam.

Exhibition introduces traditional, contemporary Dong Ho paintings

Traditional and contemporary Dong Ho folk paintings are being showcased at an exhibition opened at the Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum in Hanoi on October 31.

Red Dao group’s costume decoration art recognised as national heritage

A ceremony was held in the northern province of Tuyen Quang on October 12 to receive a certificate recognising the art of Red Dao ethnic people’s traditional costume decoration as a national intangible cultural heritage.

Dao seek int’l recognition for ritual

 VietNamNet Bridge – The cap sac (maturity ritual) of the Dao ethnic group may be recognised by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Tug-of-war: A unique traditional cultural practice of Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – For residents in Ngoc Tri Village, Thach Ban Ward, Long Bien District, tug of war is not only a simple game but also a traditional spiritual ritual conveying their hope for a new year with favourable weather conditions

Innovative teaching keeps heritage alive

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese and international cultural experts and educators gathered in Ha Noi for a seminar on the relationship between intangible cultural heritage and education for sustainable development.

Le Hang readies for finals at world model contest

The level of competition for Dang Thi Le Hang, 21, from Danang City is intensifying as December 2, the final night of the Max Elite Model Look world title modelling competition, nears.

Khmer’s folk music becomes national heritage

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh on December 31 held a ceremony to receive a certificate recognising Cham Rieng Cha Pay, a traditional folk music practised by Khmer ethnic people,

Foreign experts discuss intangible cultural heritage preservation

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam is one of the first pioneers to implement the 2003 Convention for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage, said UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova.