Art clubs promote melodies of folklore Then singing

Art clubs promote melodies of folklore Then singing

NDO – In recent years, Bac Kan provincial authorities have encouraged the establishment of ‘Then’ singing clubs in a bid to preserve and promote the ‘Then’ practice of Vietnam’s ethnic groups of Tay, Nung, Thai, which was named in the UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritages of Humanity. (Dec 29, 2021 10:24:32)


UNESCO to consider nomination of Xoe Thai as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

  Dec 14, 2021 11:08:05
NDO/VNA – Nomination of the art of Xoe dance of Thai ethnic minority people of Vietnam as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity will be discussed at the 16th session of the UNESCO's Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage that is taking place from December 13-18. 

Vietnam steps up digitalisation of cultural heritage

  Dec 03, 2021 09:30:08
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. 

Conference seeks to unleash potential of old photo archives at Vietnamese institute

  Nov 26, 2021 04:49:18
NDO/VNA – The Institute of Social Sciences Information (ISSI) under the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) on November 25 held an international scientific conference to seek ways to unlock potential of the photo archives of the French School of the Far East (EFEO) at ISSI.  

Thai Hoa Palace undergoes major restoration

  Nov 24, 2021 16:30:32
NDO/VNA - Thai Hoa Palace (the Palace of Supreme Harmony), part of the UNESCO-recognised Hue Imperial Citadel in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, is undergoing a major restoration, estimated to cost close to 129 billion VND (over 5.68 million USD). 

Exhibition offers insight in two millennia of Vietnamese ceramics

  Nov 15, 2021 11:04:56
NDO/VNA - A panorama of the Vietnamese ceramics throughout over-2,000-year history will be reflected through an exhibition set to open at the Vietnam National Museum of History in Hanoi on November 19. 

Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha to mark 40th anniversary in virtual ceremony

  Nov 03, 2021 17:07:51
NDO - A virtual ceremony is scheduled to take place on November 7 to mark the 40th founding anniversary of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha (VBS) as the COVID-19 situation remains complicated. 

Hanoi receives relics of President Ho Chi Minh’s house in Ha Dong district

  Oct 20, 2021 15:37:01
NDO – The Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports has received relics from the house where President Ho Chi Minh lived and worked in December 1946 in Van Phuc ward, Ha Dong district. 

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.