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The Nine Dynastic Urns, built in late 1835 and completed in early 1837, was recognised as a national treasure in 2012, and considered the most valuable bronze works in Vietnam.

Vietnam has 23 more national treasures

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has signed decisions to recognise 23 more national treasures.

Hanoi’s millennium-old bell named national treasure

A bronze bell dating back to the 10th century at Nhat Tao Communal House in Dong Ngac ward, Hanoi’s Bac Tu Liem district, was recently recognised as a national treasure.

Museum boosts preservation of national treasures

Currently, 140 of 164 recognised national treasures are being preserved and displayed in museums nationwide, while the remainder are located in monuments and religious facilities. 

Vietnam recognises 27 more national treasures

The Prime Minister has signed decisions to recognise 27 more national treasures dating back to the second and third century B.C at the earliest.

Loc Hoa Lithophone recognised as national treasure

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Binh Phuoc has announced a Government decision recognising the ancient Loc Hoa Lithophone as a national treasure.

Tay Ninh wants sculpture declared as national treasure

Authorities of Tay Ninh Province have submitted a dossier to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, asking for an ancient stone sculpture to be recognised as a national treasure.

11 Dong Son bronze drums: Vietnam treasures

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ancient drums and hundreds of antiques of the Dong Son culture are on display at the National History Museum in Hanoi.

Statue set for national recognition

Ho Van Tinh, deputy director of the city's culture department, told Viet Nam News yesterday that the statue was discovered near the E4 tower of the My Son Sanctuary after a heavy downpour.

Art & Entertainment Headlines January 1

 Notre Dame opera to open in HCM City; Royal ceremony revived in Hue; Hang Trong book claims top prize; Vietnamese puppetry shows feature Andersen tales; Famous paintings recognized as national treasure

Nguyen Gia Tri's paintings proposed to be national treasure

 VietNamNet Bridge - That's the lacquer paintings in the form of a screen, with two paintings on two sides: “Landscape” in the front and “Maidens in the garden” in the back side, by well-known painter Nguyen Gia Tri.

Hoan Kiem Lake turtles cannot be mythologized to become national treasures

While Ass. Prof. Ha Dinh Duc says the Hoan Kiem lake turtle is worthy of national treasures by its cultural and historical values, cultural researcher Tran Lam Bien denies this, saying that it only has the scientific value.