Logo design contest launched for Vietnamese lacquer art's recognition

Logo design contest launched for Vietnamese lacquer art's recognition

NDO – A contest to design the logo, recognition mark and identity set for Vietnamese lacquer art was launched by the Department of Fine Arts, Photography and Exhibition under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on July 16. (Jul 17, 2021 09:08:48)


Hanoi to restore cultural values of lake in Temple of Literature complex

  Jul 05, 2021 10:54:13
NDO - The management centre of the Temple of Literature in Hanoi has announced plans to restore the cultural values of a lake known as Literature Lake as part of this special national site. 

Hoi An to educate primary school kids on heritage

  Jun 13, 2021 11:31:12
NDO/VNA - A 150-page heritage education document set will be included in the curriculum for students at primary schools in Hoi An city of the central province of Quang Nam from the 2021-22 academic year. 

Researcher Dang Trong Ho: Preservation must be integrated with promoting traditional culture

  Jun 11, 2021 17:21:56
NDO – Having a great passion and profound understanding of the traditional culture of ethnic groups in the Central Highlands region, researcher Dang Trong Ho is one of only a few researchers to be selected for the building of a curriculum on teaching the K’Ho and Ma ethnic languages to public servants working in Lam Dong province. Over previous years, he has also authored many valuable research publications on the topic. 

Dossier completed for national treasure to seek documentary heritage recognition

  Jun 11, 2021 11:08:08
NDO/VNA – The Hue Monuments Conservation Centre has completed the compilation of a dossier for the national treasure of “Cuu dinh” (Nine Dynastic Urns) to seek recognition as a world documentary heritage, said Dr Le Thi An Hoa from the centre. 

Extracting quintessence from the sea

  Jun 09, 2021 17:24:54
NDO – Phu Quoc Island, in Kien Giang province, is not only famous for its beautiful natural landscape but also for its rich aquatic resources and seafood. Coming to the island, many tourists cannot afford to miss a unique experience: visiting the distilleries of the Phu Quoc fish sauce, preserving the hundred-year old traditional craft, and features the unique cultural characteristics of the islanders. 

National photo contest promotes tangible cultural heritages

  Jun 09, 2021 16:30:37
NDO – The Department of Cultural Heritage under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has officially launched a national contest and exhibition to seek photography works on tangible cultural heritages in Vietnam. 

Hanoi preserves and promotes Ca Tru arts, towards lasting vitality

  Jun 07, 2021 17:48:54
NDO – Following 12 years on the list of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding (2009), Vietnam’s Ca Tru (ceremonial singing) made a strong comeback. 

New project preserves ethnic literature and arts

  May 31, 2021 16:44:36
NDO/VNA – A long-term project on protecting and promoting the values of ethnic literature and arts in Vietnam has been launched by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. 

Platform on Asia-Pacific’s intangible cultural heritage information launched

  May 28, 2021 12:32:27
NDO – The ‘ichLinks’ project on developing a digital platform that shares information on intangible cultural heritages (ICHs) in Asia-Pacific was officially launched on the website https://www.ichlinks.com on May 27. 

Vietnamese ancient costumes regain their place in modern life

  May 11, 2021 10:26:01
NDO – Although efforts have been made in terms of the research and restoration of Vietnamese traditional and ancient costumes for a long time, it wasn’t until recent years that the costumes have gained increased favour and appreciation from the public, particularly amongst young people. 

More important archaeological discoveries at Thang Long Imperial Citadel

  Apr 23, 2021 14:12:07
NDO – The Thang Long - Hanoi Heritage Conservation Centre has coordinated with the Vietnam Institute of Archaeology to announce the results of archaeological excavations at Kinh Thien Palace area at Thang Long Imperial Citadel in 2021. 

Cu Chi Tunnels on path of becoming world treasure

  Apr 19, 2021 16:12:05
NDO/VNA – Cu Chi Tunnels, a popular destination for both domestic and foreign tourists thanks to its unique historical and architectural values, may soon join UNESCO’s list of world heritage. 

Digital library preserves common heritage of Vietnam and France

  Apr 07, 2021 16:31:14
NDO – The French Embassy in Vietnam and the National Library of Vietnam on April 7 unveiled a digital library at https://heritage.bnf.fr/france-vietnam.  

Golden Bridge in Da Nang named world’s new wonders by UK daily

  Mar 22, 2021 14:40:43
NDO/VNA – The Golden Bridge in the central city of Da Nang has come first in a list of fresh wonders of the world compiled by the UK’s daily newspaper Daily Mail.