Some 200 images and artifacts related to “Nghe” – a sacred animal in the ancient culture of Vietnam – are on display at an exhibition that opened in the central city of Da Nang on August 15.
An international seminar on world natural heritages and sustainable development in the new context opened in the northern province of Quang Ninh on July 9.
The People’s Committee of Ha Nam province hosted a ceremony on May 3 to receive a certificate recognizing Doi Son (or Long Doi Son) pagoda as a special national relic site and to kick off Doi Son pagoda festival 2018.
Vu Thu district in the northern province of Thai Binh held a ceremony on October 29 to begin Keo Pagoda festival and receive a certificate recognising it as national intangible cultural heritage.
A symposium was held in Hanoi on March 17 to gain an insight into Vietnamese people’s conception of happiness, an activity in response to the International Day of Happiness (March 20).
The consideration of projects relating to areas with exceptional values like Son Doong Cave, as well as the Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, must especially take into account impacts on the local environment, culture and society to ensure sustainable development.
Tourism chiefs of the 10 ASEAN member countries have approved a declaration manifesting their common desire to boost tourism growth and align regional ecotourism destinations during a roundtable in Champasak, Laos on June 22 as part of the first-ever ASEAN Ecotourism Forum.
The 7th General Meeting of the Memory of the World Committee for Asia and the Pacific (MOWCAP) is underway in Hue City, central Thua Thien-Hue province on May 18-21.
The 7th General Meeting of the Memory of the World Committee for Asia and the Pacific (MOWCAP) is underway in Hue City, central Thue Thien-Hue province on May 18-21.
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.
Experts from a number of Southeast Asian nations gathered at a two-day conference, which opened on October 6 in Hanoi, to seek ways to preserve regional intangible cultural heritages in the context of rapid urbanisation, modernisation and globalisation.
The tourism sector in the Southeast region is striving towards attracting 30 million visitors by 2020, earning around VND125 trillion (US$5.75 billion), according to the new master plan for the sector.
(VOV) - Music experts from Vietnam, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Norway, Laos and Russia are comparing notes in music composers’ training at a seminar in Hanoi on October 8-9.