The 2018 Asia-Pacific Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Non-Government Organisation (NGO) Conference opened in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on November 6, under the theme of “ICH NGOs towards the Sustainable Development of Communities”.
Thousands of locals and visitors made their way to the Hanoi cuisine festival 2018, which opened on October 11 at Thong Nhat Park, to enjoy a wide range of traditional Hanoi dishes.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Belgium and Luxembourg Vu Quang Anh hosted a ceremony to mark the 73rd Vietnamese National Day in Brussels on September 6.
VOV.VN - Thirty-eight contestants of Miss Vietnam 2018’s northern region attended an exchange with People’s Artist Hong Luu and the Nghe An Folk Song Troupe to learn more about Vietnamese Vi dam folk singing on July 17.
Culture Minister Vira Rojpojchanarat stated that Thailand had proposed the khon masked drama to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for listing as an intangible cultural heritage item.
A Vietnam-Myanmar cultural exchange programme was held recently at the National Theatre of Yangon, offering local audience many performances reflecting the two countries’ traditional culture.
A ceremony was held in Na Sang 1 village, Dien Bien district, the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien on April 13 to grant the certificate of “national intangible cultural heritage” to the water splashing festival of the Lao ethnic minority group.
VOV.VN - Cloth weaving has long been a proud traditional craft of the Mong ethnic people in Vietnam’s mountainous areas. The Mong’s traditional textile patterns have been recognized as a national intangible cultural heritage.
Thousands of local people and visitors have flocked to Tien Du district in the northern province of Bac Ninh to attend the Lim festival, which honours Quan Ho (love duet singing) – the world intangible cultural heritage recognised by UNESCO.
A festival honouring the worship of Tan Vien (the God of the Mountain), one of the Four Immortals in the Vietnamese legend, has been officially listed as one of Vietnam’s national intangible cultural heritage.
Xoan Singing of northern Phu Tho province will receive the official recognition as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity from UNESCO in a ceremony at Lai Len Shrine, Viet Tri city, Phu Tho on February 3.
A seminar was held in Moscow, Russia, on December 5 to introduce the Vietnamese worship of Mother Goddesses of the Three Realms.
The cap sac (maturity ritual) of the Dao ethnic group may be recognised by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage.
The Dong Bang temple festival in An Le commune, Quynh Phu district, the northern province of Thai Binh kicked off on October 9 and its organizers received a certificate recognising the festival as a national intangible cultural heritage.
Thailand will propose the khon masked drama and nuad Thai, or traditional Thai massage, for listing as UNESCO intangible cultural heritage items.
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.
The second National “Don Ca Tai Tu” Festival will be held in the southern province of Binh Duong from April 8-12, aiming to honour and promote the unique folk musical art that was recognised by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of the humanity in 2013.
Water puppetry, a distinctive Vietnamese art and an intangible cultural heritage of Vietnamese people, has come closer to international friends thanks to efforts made by water puppet artist Phan Thanh Liem.
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.
Cua Ong Temple Festival in the northern province of Quang Ninh receives the national intangible cultural heritage status at a ceremony held in the locality on February 28.