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The Hue Museum of Royal Antiquities is featuring more than 40 artefacts dating to the time of King Minh Mang at Ngu Phung Pavilion to mark the 200th anniversary of his reign in the former Imperial Citadel of Hue, a UNESCO heritage site.

Ambassador stresses Vietnam’s policy of promoting women’s role

Vietnam’s permanent delegation to the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in Paris has attended the virtual launch of the Paris Hub of the International Gender Champions (IGC), 

Vietnamese heritage recognised by UNESCO

Preserving heritage is now the top priority of UNESCO and countries having globally-recognised heritage, including Vietnam.

UNESCO expert: Vietnam education reform on right path, recommends better allocation of funds

Dominique Altner, Senior Program Specialist at IIEP (International Institute for Educational Planning), spoke to VietnamNet about the development of Vietnam’s education system in the last five years.

Renowned Vietnamese teacher honoured by UNESCO

Chu Van An was a great teacher, renowned for his profound knowledge and upright and lofty personality.

Vietnamese heritage recognised by UNESCO

Preserving heritage is now the top priority of UNESCO and countries having globally-recognised heritage, including Vietnam.

Vietnam – representative of UNESCO’s values

Since its entry to UNESCO in 1976, Vietnam has worked closely with UNESCO and its members to promote peace, development, solidarity and cooperation between nations and protect cultural values.

Cu Chi Tunnels seeks UNESCO’s recognition as World Heritage Site

The HCM City People's Committee has sent a document to the Ministry of National Defense as it seeks advice on compiling relevant dossiers about the historic Cu Chi Tunnels as its strives to gain UNESCO’s recognition as a world heritage site.

Vietnam’s 'soft power' in diplomacy

The traditional cultural values of Vietnamese people are spread widely, winning the hearts of many people around the world. This is the "soft" index that contributes to building Vietnam’s image, prestige, and position in the world arena.

Provinces asked to mobilise funding for UNESCO-recognised Vi Giam singing

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has requested Nghe An and Ha Tinh provinces to balance their annual budgets and mobilise funding from other sources to implement projects on protection and promotion of Vi Giam folk singing between 2021 – 2025.


Cao Bang listed among Top 50 best views in the world

Leading news website Insider of the United States has named Vietnam’s UNESCO-recognised Non Nuoc Cao Bang geopark among the 50 best views in the world.

UNESCO launches programme seeking innovative ideas for ocean without plastic in Vietnam

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in cooperation with the Cu Lao Cham - Hoi An World Biosphere Reserve officially launched in Hanoi on July 14 a call for Youth Innovative Ideas for an Ocean without Plastic.

UNESCO experts laud status of Cao Bang global geopark

A delegation of UNESCO experts held a working session with northern Cao Bang province’s authorities on July 6 to review a survey result on the status of Non Nuoc Cao Bang UNESCO Global Geopark since its operation two years ago.

Vietnam boasts of various UNESCO intangible cultural heritages

The Hue Royal Court Music became Vietnam’s first-ever UNESCO-recognized intangible cultural heritage in 2008. After 12 years, Vietnam now has 13 intangible cultural heritages receiving global recognition.

Youth and Innovation for Ocean initiative launched

UNESCO has launched the “Youth and Innovation for Ocean” initiative to promote the role of young people and young scientists in putting forward innovative and practical solutions to reducing, reusing, recycling, 

UNESCO-recognised My Son Sanctuary offers admission fee discounts

Visitors to the UNESCO-recognised My Son Sanctuary in Quang Nam are set to receive a 30% discount on entrance tickets as of June 1, according to a statement made by the Management Board of My Son Cultural Heritage.

Local rapper unveils latest music video in response to UNESCO campaign

Vietnamese rapper Nguyen Thuy Hang, also known by her stage name LiL’kAnI, has joined with collaborators to showcase her latest music video to the song "Chẳng thể cách Ly”, known as “No Yourantine” in English,

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).

UNESCO joins Vietnam in marking 650th death anniversary of Chu Van An

UNESCO is anticipated to join the country’s efforts to celebrate the 650th death anniversary of the renowned teacher Chu Van An, with the memorial scheduled to take place at Hanoi’s historic Temple of Literature in November.

Reviving the Dong Ho folk painting craft

The Prime Minister has issued a written consent on submitting a national dossier to UNESCO for the inclusion of the craft of Dong Ho folk painting in the list of intangible cultural heritages in need of urgent safeguarding.