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

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

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. (Jun 11, 2021 17:21:56)


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 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  

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. 

Journey to restore crowns of Nguyen emperors

  Mar 15, 2021 12:24:55
NDO - Before being handed over to the Museum of Vietnamese History, four of the Nguyen emperors’ crowns have been fully restored to their original state by the hands of gifted craftsman Vu Kim Loc. 

Red Dao ethnic minority people preserve weaving skills

  Mar 07, 2021 12:59:41
NDO/VNA – The traditional weaving skills of Red Dao ethnic minority people in Hoang Su Phi district, the northern province of Ha Giang, have been preserved and developed together with other features of traditional culture. 

Thang Long Citadel management urged to speed up conservation efforts

  Feb 24, 2021 12:12:28
NDO - The agency responsible for managing the Thang Long Imperial Citadel has been asked to accelerate projects that aim to elevate the value of the UNESCO World Heritage site. 

Traditional craft villagers work to preserve the time-honoured values of Tet

  Feb 15, 2021 15:26:09
NDO – As life is changing every day, people are getting busier with more and more of the traditional practices during the Tet (lunar New Year) festival fading away. Fortunately, traditional craft villagers in Thua Thien – Hue province have worked silently to preserve the time-honoured values of Tet and preserve the national spirit of the festival. 

Vietnamese identities harmonise with the world

  Feb 13, 2021 12:17:15
NDO – Amidst the development of contemporary art, artists have incorporated national heritage into the creation of new forms that have been received positive feedback worldwide. 

Tet of the San Diu

  Feb 11, 2021 14:06:36
NDO/VNA – The San Diu ethnic minority group, who live in northern mountainous areas with a population of nearly 147,000, celebrate quite a lot of festivals the most important of which is Tet, the lunar New Year festival. 

New innovations in “industrial heritage”

  Jan 13, 2021 15:01:20
NDO – The development of public and creative spaces on the basis of “industrial heritage” can achieve the “dual goal” of reducing air pollution and making urban appearance more beautiful. 

Promoting heritage values of tug-of-war games and rituals

  Jan 06, 2021 17:25:09
NDO – Tug-of-war games and rituals which are practiced in Hanoi and the provinces of Vinh Phuc, Bac Ninh and Lao Cai were added to UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2015. The safeguarding and promotion of the heritage’s value need further connection and exchange among communities of practitioners.