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Vietnam attends safe school conference in Argentina

Vietnam attends safe school conference in Argentina

Vietnamese Ambassador to Argentina Nguyen Dinh Thao and representatives from the Ministry of Education and Training attended the ​second International Conference on Safe School, which took place in Buenos Aires from March 28-29.

Hanoi learns Warsaw’s experience in relic preservation

Hanoi learns Warsaw’s experience in relic preservation

Hanoi’s cultural officials learnt experience from Poland’s capital city of Warsaw in the preservation of historical relics and cultural heritages during a meeting with a delegation from the Warsaw City Council in Hanoi on March 29.

VN prepares UNESCO application for Then singing

VN prepares UNESCO application for Then singing

Vietnam will submit dossiers asking UNESCO to recognise the Tay and Nung ethnic people’s Then Singing Practice as a world intangible cultural heritage before March 31, according to the government office’s official document.

Gia Lai rolls out red carpet for Czech investors

Gia Lai rolls out red carpet for Czech investors

A delegation from the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai led by Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Vo Ngoc Thanh is visiting the Czech Republic to call for investment and promote trade and tourism.

Chinese tourist influx to Ha Long Bay brings smiles, grimaces

Chinese tourist influx to Ha Long Bay brings smiles, grimaces

Quang Ninh Province, which prides itself on the UNESCO-recognized Ha Long Bay, has received thousands of Chinese holidaymakers to spend the weekends in March, which has brought both opportunities and challenges to local tourism agencies.

Artisan efforts save ancestral tunes

Artisan efforts save ancestral tunes

Charming “Then” singing, a traditional kind of performing art of several ethnic minority groups in Vietnam, has regained its spotlight, thanks to the effort by local artists in the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang.

Vietnam moves to tap film-induced tourism

Vietnam moves to tap film-induced tourism

Vietnam, with its gorgeous and otherworldly natural and cultural heritage sites, which film producers crave, is willing to host foreign film productions after the fresh success of “Kong: Skull Island” shot in northern Ninh Binh, Quang Ninh and central Quang Binh provinces.

Dyke protecting world heritage Hoi An city inaugurated

Dyke protecting world heritage Hoi An city inaugurated

The 780-metre concrete dyke was put into use in Hoi An ancient town, the central coastal province of Quang Nam, on March 21 as part of measures to protect the UNESCO cultural heritage from severe erosion.

Vietnam pays tribute to Polish architect Kazik

Vietnam pays tribute to Polish architect Kazik

The people of Vietnam in general and Hoi An residents in particular will never forget the priceless contributions made by Polish archaeologist and architect Kazimierz Kwiatkowski, known as ‘Kazik’, to restoring the ancient town, My Son Sanctuary and Complex of Hue Monuments.

Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival concludes

Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival concludes

The sixth Buon Ma Thuot Coffee and the 2017 Central Highlands Gong Culture Festival concluded in Buon Ma Thuot city in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on March 13.

Exhibition celebrates Mother Goddesses Worship

Exhibition celebrates Mother Goddesses Worship

An exhibition that opened this week at Hanoi’s Fine Arts Museum depicts lacquer paintings depicting the Vietnamese practices related to belief in the Mother Goddesses of Three Realms, which was recognised a few months ago by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

Romanian dancers to perform in Vietnam

Romanian dancers to perform in Vietnam

VOV.VN - A Romanian traditional music and dance performance will be held in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on March 15-20 by the Romanian Embassy and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Vietnam boosts all-around cooperation with Spain

Vietnam boosts all-around cooperation with Spain

VOV.VN -President Tran Dai Quang reiterates Vietnam's desire to promote friendship and multi-faceted cooperation with Spain while receiving outgoing Spanish Ambassador to Vietnam Alfonso Tena Garcia in Hanoi on March 3.

Japanese Emperor and Empress visit Hue imperial city

Japanese Emperor and Empress visit Hue imperial city

VOV.VN -Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko are on a visit to Hue imperial city, in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, which was recognised by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage site in 1993.