Outstanding craftsmen will be honoured with ‘People’s Artisan’ and ‘Meritorious Artisan’ titles for the first time at a ceremony held by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) in Hanoi on August 26.
VOV.VN -The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Management Board was honoured with the Independence Order, second class at an August 12 ceremony marking its 40th anniversary.
Hanoi wants to receive Italy’s assistance in culture, heritage preservation and tourism development, stated Ngo Thi Thanh Hang, Permanent Vice Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee, at her reception for Italian Ambassador to Vietnam Cecilia Piccioni on July 21.
The Hanoi People’s Committee recently issued a plan to celebrate the Ao Dai Festival at the Thang Long-Hanoi Preservation Centre from October 14 to 16.
Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha stated that the Royal Project, an initiative of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, will be adopted as a model for the Government’s social business, in order to improve the people’s living conditions.
The State Committee on Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (COVA) highly values the role played by the General Union of Vietnamese in France (UGVF) in the system of Vietnamese organisations abroad and its efforts to preserve and promote Vietnamese cultural values
The Prime Minister has approved the moving of the two-storey building of the Department of Operations to a new location for the restoration of Kinh Thien Palace of Thang Long Citadel Complex in Hanoi.
The restored and preserved front building of Trieu To Mieu (Trieu To Temple), part of the ancient Hue Imperial City in Thua Thien-Hue central province, was unveiled on April 29.
A master plan for Keo pagoda - a special national relic based in Vu Thu district, the northern province of Thai Binh will be devised by the provincial People’s Committee to make it easier for the preservation and value promotion work.
Localities in the Central Highlands received praise for their efforts over the last decade to preserve and promote the cultural practices surrounding the use of gongs, which were recognised by UNESCO as an Oral Masterpiece and Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2005.
Located just 50km to the Northwest of Hanoi, Duong Lam is one of the country’s best examples of an ancient village.
The Hue Relics Preservation Centre will pour VND129 billion (US$5.8 million) into restoring the ancient imperial relic site in 2016.
The Prime Minister recently approved a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Vietnam and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) for the 2016-2020 period.
The 2015 Hanoi Robothon Day for primary school students opened in the capital city on November 7 with participation from 174 pupils from 11 schools’ 56 Robotics teams in Hanoi and the city’s Robotics Centre.
About 3,000 valuable old houses and villas could be demolished in Ho Chi Minh City, but architects and historians have said that many of these historic structures should be restored.
Cultural experts and Ca Tru (ceremonial singing) aficionados in Hanoi gathered at a talk held in the city on October 22, discussing measures to preserve this intangible cultural heritage.
The environment ministers of Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) agreed at their talks in Jeju, the RoK, on October 22 to cooperate in conducting research on biodiversity preservation and the use of natural resources in Vietnam.
Farm produce exporters in Vietnam are being urged to study the Republic of Korea (RoK) market thoroughly to gain a firm foothold, especially given the two countries recently signed a free trade agreement.
A geological park featuring the largest volcanic cavern system in Southeast Asia is expected to open in 2016 in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong.
Traditional musical instruments and skills of ethnic groups in central Binh Dinh province are likely to gradually disappear without preservation efforts, particularly those within each community.