Exhibition introducing Dong Son bronze culture in Switzerland

Exhibition introducing Dong Son bronze culture in Switzerland

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. (Sep 30, 2021 12:37:16)


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. 

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.