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UNESCO has launched a movement calling on artists to share their stories, works and opinions to raise awareness about the far-reaching ramifications of COVID-19 across the sector and support artists during and following the crisis.

PM okays submission of Dong Ho folk paintings dossier to UNESCO

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed with the submission of a dossier on Dong Ho folk paintings to UNESCO to include the art in the list of intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent safeguarding.

Dong Ho villagers strive to revive traditional craft

Bac Ninh province has completed a dossier seeking UNESCO’s inclusion of the making of Dong Ho folk paintings on the list of intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent protection.

Nearly $11 million for Hoi An conservation

Authorities of the central province of Quang Nam recently approved to earmark VND253 billion ($10.91 million) for a Hoi An ancient town conservation project in the 2020-2025, with orientation to 2030.

Google Doodles honours Vietnam’s ca tru art

An image of artists performing ca tru (ceremonial singing) was featured on Google’s homepage on February 23, which was the ca tru founders commemoration day.

Hoi An among world’s most romantic places

Hoi An ancient city in Vietnam’s central coastal province of Quang Nam has been selected by the US Cable News Network (CNN) as one of the world’s 13 most romantic places to visit.

Vietnam and UNESCO to boost co-operation in cultural preservation

Vietnam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will continue to focus on researching and completing the dossiers to seek UNESCO’s recognition for more of Vietnam’s tangible and intangible cultural heritages.

Ha Long – a new city rises next to a world heritage

Rising next to Ha Long Bay, which has twice been included in UNESCO’s World Heritage list, Ha Long is a standout tourism city in northern Vietnam with modern infrastructure, stunning natural scenery, and steady socio-economic development.

Bai Dinh Pagoda Festival opens in Ninh Binh

The Bai Dinh Pagoda Festival kicked off in Gia Vien district of the northern mountainous province of Ninh Binh on January 30, the sixth day of the Lunar New Year.

Two Vietnamese landscapes aired on Korean television

The Mua (Dancing) and Thien Ha (Galaxy) caves in the northern province of Ninh Binh were introduced in Battle Trip – a famous TV show of the Republic of Korea (RoK).

Vietnam’s UNESCO-recognised intangible cultural heritage

Vietnam possesses an array of intangible cultural heritages that have been recognized by UNESCO.

Bac Ninh preserves and develops Quan Ho folk songs

Quan Ho love duet singing has been recognised by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage. Bac Ninh province has made efforts to preserve the art to implement commitments to UNESCO on conservation and development of Quan Ho.

Ancient painting genre revived with family tradition

It's a bright sunny day in Ho Village in the northern province of Bac Ninh, and locals awake to the sound of machines printing votive money for the dead as they set about their daily routines.

UNESCO accompanies Vietnam in protecting cultural heritages

The UNESCO has been accompanying Vietnam in protecting, preserving, and promoting the country’s cultural heritages. The goal is to create a future based on the bond between past and present.

Ceremony to honour Ha Long Bay's double UNESCO recognition

A ceremony to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Ha Long Bay being recognised as a World Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO for a second time will take place at Sun Carnival Plaza Square, Ha Long on January 12.

Vietnam's educational highlights of 2019

The preparation for the new general education program from the 2020-2021 academic year caught special attention from the public in 2019.

UNESCO global report highlights VN's progress on adult learning & education

UNESCO’s fourth Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE 4) has spotlighted the progress made by Vietnam for strengthening the education of its elderly people and promote their learning, health and well-being.


VN aims for balance between heritage conservation and development

Many cultural and natural heritage sites worldwide bear negative effects from climate change and development.

Vietnam’s multilateral diplomacy in retrospect

2019 marked a milestone in Vietnam’s multilateral diplomacy. 

Hanoi finds its Friendship Ambassadors for Peace 2019

The final night of a contest aiming to find a Friendship Ambassador for Peace 2019 in Hanoi took place on December 12.