Vietnam steps up digitalisation of cultural heritage

Vietnam steps up digitalisation of cultural heritage

NDO/VNA - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has signed a decision approving a programme on the digitalisation of Vietnam’s cultural heritage in the 2021-30 period. (Dec 03, 2021 09:30:08)


Exhibition introducing Dong Son bronze culture in Switzerland

  Sep 30, 2021 12:37:16
NDO/VNA – A collection of bronze items belonging to Dong Son culture (c. 5th-1st century BC) - a Bronze Age culture in ancient Vietnam in the north and north central regions - is being on display at an exhibition that officially opened at Barbier-Mueller museum in Switzerland on September 28. 

Central Highlands provinces promote value of historical relics

  Sep 30, 2021 12:13:18
NDO - The Central Highlands, the homeland of people of all ethnic groups, who are indomitable, with one heart following the revolution. This place used to be a heroic stronghold in the uprisings and long-term resistance wars of the nation. The enemy used to fully exploit the resources of this rich land, but they also borrowed the rugged terrain as a place to exile patriots and loyal communists. Therefore, the Central Highlands is a land with a fairly dense concentration of historical relics. 

Project launched to promote Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam’s historic, cultural values

  Sep 13, 2021 11:38:46
NDO/VNA - A project called Cultural Space of Quoc Tu Giam, or Imperial Academy, has been launched by the Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam Culture and Science Centre, aiming to popularize the national special relic’s historic and cultural values. 

Preserving Oc Eo - Ba The special national relic site

  Sep 07, 2021 18:18:58
NDO - Following the direction of the An Giang Provincial People's Committee, the Management Board of Oc Eo Cultural Relic announced and introduced the entire contents of the plans for preserving and restoring the Oc Eo - Ba The special national relic site, as shared by Nguyen Huu Gieng, Director of the Management Board of Oc Eo Cultural Relic, on September 7. 

UNESCO Chief Representative honoured with medal for contributions to Vietnam

  Aug 20, 2021 18:36:52
NDO – Michael Croft, UNESCO Chief Representative in Vietnam, has been awarded the 'For the Cause of Culture, Sports and Tourism' medal by Vietnam's Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism for his contributions to the development of cooperation relations between Vietnam and UNESCO as well as the conservation and promotion of cultural values in Vietnam. 

My Son A10 pedestal seeks recognition as national treasure

  Aug 10, 2021 18:50:49
NDO/VNA – The Treasure Evaluation Council of Quang Nam province and the Management Board of My Son World Cultural Heritage Site on August 10 approved a scientific dossier of My Son A10 pedestal at the heritage site, and agreed to submit the dossier to seek recognition of the pedestal as a national treasure. 

Logo design contest launched for Vietnamese lacquer art's recognition

  Jul 17, 2021 09:08:48
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. 

Efforts made to complete repairs to My Son towers before rainy season

  Jul 15, 2021 11:38:06
NDO/VNA - Experts of Vietnam and the Archaeological Survey of India team have been accelerating the implementation of a project to conserve and repair tower-temples of Group A at the My Son World Cultural Heritage Site in the central province of Quang Nam. 

New vitality from old factories

  Jul 13, 2021 18:12:39
NDO - Old factories are an unforgettable part of Hanoi's memory. Relocating these factories out of the inner city was the right decision, helping people have a safer living environment. However, how to deal correctly with this industrial heritage needs to be carefully considered, both to ensure the development of the city and preserve their memory. 

Preserving Sai Nga conical hat-making craft

  Jul 11, 2021 16:34:56
NDO - In the past few years, delegations visiting the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago have often encountered images of women on the islands of Truong Sa, Song Tu Tay and Sinh Ton, with their charming conical hats, waving from the jetty. It was surprising to discover that these are Sai Nga conical hats which were sent as a gift from Cam Khe District (Phu Tho). 

Copper artefacts unearthed in central Nghe An province

  Jul 09, 2021 11:45:27
NDO/VNA – Experts and cultural officials have believed that several artefacts discovered recently by a family while levelling their garden in Chau Ly commune, Quy Hop district in the central province of Nghe An could be up to 600 years old. 

Lao Cai announces four additional national intangible cultural heritages

  Jul 09, 2021 10:52:47
NDO - Four of Lao Cai's cultural icons have been recognised as the national intangible cultural heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. 

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.