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The National Cultural Heritage Council will appraise dossiers on the Vietnamese folk art of Dong Ho painting later this year, then complete them before submitting to the Prime Minister.

Hue promotes tourism growth potential

Thua Thien Hue which owns 5 cultural heritage sites recognized by UNESCO is a key locality of the central region in terms of tourism development.

Vietnamese geopark among world’s best views

A UNESCO-recognized geopark in the northern province of Cao Bang has been listed among 50 best views in the worldin the world by U.S. news site Insider.

Photo exhibition celebrates anniversary of Hanoi’s recognition as City for Peace

An exhibition featuring 200 photographs and documents is underway at Exhibition Information House on 45 Trang Tien street in Hanoi to mark the 20th anniversary of the capital city's recognition as a “City for Peace” by UNESCO.

Vietnamese Bamboo Circus showcases Vietnamese life

Bamboo and circus are two familiar concepts in Vietnamese life, but sometimes familiarity and simplicity are anything but ordinary, especially when the two combines on stage to create an art show like the Vietnamese Bamboo Circus.

Hanoi exhibition tells stories of peace

An exhibition themed “Diary of Peace” is taking place at the Hoa Lo Prison relic site in Hanoi to mark 20 years since the capital city was honoured the City for Peace by UNESCO.

Hanoi exhibition tells stories of peace

An exhibition themed “Diary of Peace” was opened at the Hoa Lo Prison relic site in Hanoi on July 2 to mark 20 years since the capital city was honoured the City for Peace by UNESCO.


Quang Ngai prepares to submit geopark dossier to UNESCO

Quang Ngai will finalise and submit a dossier that seeks to recognise the Ly Son–Sa Huynh Geopark as a member of the UNESCO Global Geoparks Network this November.

World experts descend on Vietnam for UNESCO education forum

The UNESCO Forum for Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship Education is expected to welcome between 300 and 350 delegates from across the world with the event running in Hanoi on July 2-3.


Hanoi to mark 20th anniversary of City for Peace recognition

A meeting to mark the 20th anniversary of Hanoi’s recognition as ‘City For Peace’ (July 16, 1999-2019) will be held on July 13 at the Ly Thai To Park besides Hoan Kiem lake in the heart of capital city.

Quan ho folk art troupe makes performance tour in Europe

A Quan ho (Love duet singing) art troupe of the northern province of Bac Ninh has held a performance in Prague, the Czech Republic.

Boat tour boosts Trang An tourism

The new boat tour at the tourism hub of Trang An complex in the northern province of Ninh Binh is adding more prestige to the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Site while at the same time strengthening the province’s tourism brand.


UNESCO adopts commemoration of celebrity Chu Van An’s death

Vietnam’s proposal for commemorating the 650th anniversary of the death of renowned teacher Chu Van An in 2020 was approved at UNESCO’s Executive Board Meeting in Paris, France, on April 16.

UNESCO to send experts to examine cave complex in Central Highlands

A team of experts from UNESCO will be setting off to the Krong No volcanic site in the central province of Dak Nong between July 17 and 22 to examine the possibility of recognising it as a Global Geopark.

Authorities seek UNESCO recognition for Dong Ho painting

 VietNamNet Bridge – Authorities in northern Bac Ninh Province are planning to compile a dossier on the Vietnamese folk art of Dong Ho painting in a bid to secure UNESCO recognition.

UNESCO to help protecting heritage

UNESCO Representative to Viet Nam Michael Croft on last Friday revealed to local media that the office intends to coordinate with Vietnamese government agencies to further push dialogue on tourism development, 

Concrete road built through UNESCO-recognized Trang An complex

Scholars, members of the national heritage council and the public were shocked to discover recently that a concrete road has been built inside a UNESCO-recognized World Heritage Site. 

VN female scientist receives L’Oreal-UNESCO prize for nano silver research

Dr Tran Ngoc Dung, head of the Institute for Environment Friendly Technology, an arm of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, has received the 2017 L'Oreal-UNESCO Award for women in science.

UNESCO discusses new approach to study VN’s heritage

The UNESCO Office in Hanoi and Vietnam Cultural Heritage Conservation Support Fund held a round-table meeting on Wednesday to discuss a new approach to study Vietnam’s heritage.

LG supplier denied import tax refund

Serveone Vietnam Co., Ltd., a supplier of LG Electronics, will not be able to enjoy reimbursement of import tax, according to the Ministry of Finance.