national heritage

Update news national heritage

The list of 19 newly recognised national intangible cultural heritages was divided into various types including traditional festivals, social practices and beliefs, handicraft, folk knowledge and traditional performing arts.

Bac Ha horse racing – from tradition to national heritage

Traditionally, the horse race in Bac Ha district in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai is usually held in the spring on a regional scale.

Festival dedicated to Mountain God listed as national heritage

 VietNamNet Bridge – The worship of Tan Vien (the God of the Mountain), one of the Four Immortals in Vietnamese faith, will be officially recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage.

Phu Quoc prison recognised as special national heritage site

The southern province of Kien Giang on March 27 held a ceremony to announce a Prime Minister’s decision recognising Phu Quoc prison in Phu Quoc island district as a special national heritage site.

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Binh Dinh martial arts recognized as national cultural heritage

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism recognized Binh Dinh martial art as a national intangible heritage on August 1, at the opening ceremony of the 5th International Vietnamese Traditional Martial Art Festival.

Century-old trees recognised as national heritage

VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment has recently recognised five centenary trees in the Lam Kinh relic complex in the central province of Thanh Hoa as national heritage,

National heritage: now and then

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has added then singing and the long tong festival – two typical cultural features of the Tay ethnic minority groups in the north – to the list of national intangible cultural heritage.