The restoration of a recently-discovered ancient road in the My Son Sanctuary - a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the central province of Quang Nam - has been completed.
The northern province of Phu Tho on May 23 officially publicised a Prime Minister-approved plan on preserving and promoting the values of the Hung Kings Temple relic site until 2025.
Phuc Giang School woodblocks, a UNESCO Documentary Heritage by Memory of the World Committee for Asia and the Pacific, are on show at an exhibition in Hanoi that opened on May 23.
A two-day festival centring on the Vietnamese Mother Goddess worship opened in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai on May 20.
An exhibition on the Vietnamese worship of Mother Goddesses of the Three Realms opened in the Republic of Korea on May 20, as part of activities in celebration of the 25-year diplomatic ties of the two countries.
Heritage items recognized by UNESCO will be highlighted at the biennial Hue Festival of which the next edition is set to take place from April 24- May 2, 2018, according to tentative programming announced by the local government.
A wide range of activities have been held in localities to celebrate the late President Ho Chi Minh’s 127th birthday.
A photo exhibition on the land and people of the central and Central Highland regions opened in Dak Nong province on May 17.
The only tourist wharf in Ha Long Bay has announced to double the entrance fee for visitors to the famous destination to around US$2 starting May 28.
More than 300 artists from across Ho Chi Minh City are taking part in a “Don ca tai tu” festival which opened on May 16.
Work started on May 14 on the first phase of a big ecological tourism complex on Cat Ba Islands in the northern port city of Hai Phong, which is projected to be Vietnam’s first carbon-free tourism area.
The growing interest in central Vietnam’s potential to become the world’s next great golf destination was on display earlier this week, when the first of two major golf conferences scheduled for Da Nang this year took place in and around the budding beach city.
VOV.VN - “If you want to do something extraordinary, you must have extraordinary aspiration”, says Ambassador Pham Sanh Chau, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Special Representative of the Prime Minister of Vietnam on UNESCO Affairs.
VOV.VN - The Hai Phong People’s Committee has announced it will resubmit its application to have the Cat Ba Archipelago recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
The 2017 Quang Nam Heritage Festival will take place from June 7-14, through which the central province hopes to turn tourism into a spearhead economic sector with a focus on maritime tourism.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh met Japanese leaders during his ongoing visit to Japan from May 8-10 at the invitation of Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida.
Former Associated Press war photographer Huynh Cong Ut (Nick Ut) donated a set of five historic photos of the American war in Vietnam and a camera he used during the war to the Vietnamese Women’s Museum in Hanoi on May 6.
VOV.VN - The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) on May 5 held the fourth meeting in the northern port city of Hai Phong to update the progress of drafting dossiers re-applying for UNESCO’s recognition of Ha Long Bay in Quang Ninh.
The Giong Festival began in Phu Dong village, Gia Lam district, Hanoi, on May 2 or the seventh day of the fourth month of the lunar calendar, attracting many tourists.
Vietnam has made practical and concrete contributions to realising the mission of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), the head of the UN agency said.