National Intangible Heritage
The customs of the Hoa ethnic group in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 5 in celebrating the annual Nguyen Tieu festival (spring lantern festival) have been recognised as a national intangible heritage.
Traditional beekeeping in U Minh and Tran Van Thoi districts in the southernmost province of Ca Mau was recently recognised as a national intangible heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Two traditional trades – fish sauce in Nam O Village in Da Nang and Thanh Ha pottery in Hoi An – have been recognised as National Intangible Heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
The People’s Committee in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue has proposed to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to recognize the ‘Azakooh’ festival and ‘Zeng Weaving’ in A Luoi District as national intangible heritage.