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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has inscribed the art of pottery making of the Cham people on the List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding.

2,022 people to perform Xoe dance in Yen Bai

A total of 2,022 people will join a Xoe dance performance of the Thai ethnic people on September 24 night when the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai receives the UNESCO certificate for this art genre.

Vietnam looks to UNESCO’s support for World Heritage Committee candidacy: FM

Vietnam will run for a seat in the World Heritage Committee in the 2023-2027 tenure and expects to get support from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

Practices of Then receive UNESCO certificate for Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

A ceremony was held in the northern province of Tuyên Quang on September 3 night to receive a UNESCO certificate accrediting Practices of Then by Tày, Nùng and Thai ethnic minority groups in Việt Nam as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

Da Lat to build dossier for becoming UNESCO creative city of music

Da Lat city in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has been given the green light to build a dossier and plan serving the application to be part of UNESCO Creative Cities Network in the field of music.

Vietnam wins election to Intergovernmental Committee for UNESCO Convention

The nation has been elected as a member of the UNESCO Convention for the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage (Convention 2003) for the 2022-2026 term with 120 approval votes, the highest among the elected countries.

New chairperson appointed for VN National Commission for UNESCO

Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc has been named the new Chairman of the Vietnam National Commission for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), replacing Dang Hoang Giang.

UNESCO submission to honor the “father of Vietnamese medicine”

Vietnamese Great Physician Hai Thuong Lan Ong is expected to be recognized as a celebrity of the world by UNSECO.

Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark, a wonderland on Earth

Non Nuoc Cao Bang Global Geopark is an exceptional area in which it is possible to explore the history of the Earth for more than 500 million years. It’s also a land of tangible and intangible cultural heritage sites.

Vietnam’s UNESCO-recognised intangible cultural heritage

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

Discovering unique dry forest ecosystem of Nui Chua Biosphere Reserve

The Nui Chua Biosphere Reserve in the central province of Ninh Thuan is a typical and unique dry forest ecosystem in Vietnam and Southeast Asia.

Discovering beauty of Western Nghe An Biosphere Reserve

Covering an area of more than 1.3 million hectares of natural forest, Western Nghe An Biosphere Reserve is the largest biosphere reserve in Vietnam.

Xoe Thai accredited as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

The art of Xoe dance of Thai ethnic minority people in Vietnam has been listed as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

UNESCO to commemorate Vietnamese poets’ birth, death anniversaries

Vietnamese classical poets Ho Xuan Huong and Nguyen Dinh Chieu are among the World Cultural Celebrities whose birth and death anniversaries will be celebrated between 2022 and 2023.

Vietnam wins election to UNESCO Executive Board for 2021-25 term

Vietnam has become a member of the Executive Board of UNESCO for 2021-25, with 163 votes out of the 178 members.

Dossiers of “cheo”, Binh Dinh martial art to be made to seek UNESCO title

The dossiers for Cheo (Vietnamese traditional opera) art of the Red River Delta and Binh Dinh Traditional Martial Arts will be compiled to seek UNESCO recognition as cultural heritage of the world.

Ancient book seeks UNESCO recognition

Ha Tinh province has sent dossiers to UNESCO’s Memory of the World programme proposing for the recognition of an ancient book as one of documentary heritage in the world.

Nine Dynastic Urns in Hue seeking for UNESCO recognition

The Hue Monuments Conservation Center is preparing to seek UNESCO’s world heritage recognition for Nine Dynastic Urns of the Nguyen Dynasty, Vietnam's last royal rulers.

UNESCO to celebrate poet Nguyen Dinh Chieu’s 200th birth anniversary

The UNESCO General Assembly will adopt a resolution on the celebration of Vietnamese poet Nguyen Dinh Chieu’s 200th birth anniversary in a meeting slated for November this year, according to Prof. Dr. Nguyen Chi Ben.

Red River delta, the land of tugging games

The tugging rituals and folk games were honored by UNESCO in 2015 as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity, a multi-national project of Vietnam, the Republic of Korea, Cambodia, and the Philippines.