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