The 23rd festival of “don ca tai tu”, the musical art recognised by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage, took place in the southern province of Long An on February 12-13.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced a list of 11 newly-recognised national intangible cultural heritages.
On the 11th day of the first lunar month every year, locals from Tu Xa commune, Lam Thao district, in the northern province of Phu Tho, celebrate “Tro Tram” festival, which aims to honour the breeding fertility belief - a unique cultural feature of the local population.
Both residents and visitors to Ly Son Island in the central province of Quang Ngai are concerned about a construction boom that can destroy the unique natural landscape on the island.
VOV.VN -An estimated 25 foreign diplomats in Vietnam have attended a Dao Mau (or Mother Goddess) ceremony paying homage to the deities that have power over all natural phenomena – droughts, floods, favourable weather and disasters.
Various kinds of flowers will be arranged at the Ecopark on the outskirts of Hanoi from January 29 to February 1.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s Quan Ho folk singing was recognized by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of mankind in 2009.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has recognised “Zeng” weaving in A Luoi district, the central province of Thua Thien – Hue as a national intangible cultural heritage.
Daklak, the nation’s biggest coffee growing area, will launch a tour program in which guests can visit coffee processing facilities and gain hands-on knowledge of the cultural space of Gong which was recognized by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
Activities and information related to “Don Ca Tai Tu”, the musical art that UNESCO recognised as an intangible cultural heritage in 2013, will be available at http://doncataitu.vn launched in the southern province of Binh Duong on December 22.
VOV.VN-Mother Goddess Worship or Dao Mau, which began in the 16th century in Vietnam, is the worship of the incarnation of nature goddesses. The practice of the belief in Mother Goddesses has been recognized by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
VOV.VN - Hanoi is the cradle of ca tru, an ancient genre of chamber music featuring female vocalists. Many talented singers have emerged from Hanoi’s Ca tru clubs.
VOV.VN - A large number of scholars and experts gathered at a seminar in Bac Son district, Lang Son province on November 23 to discuss measures to preserve and promote the national intangible cultural heritage – Na Nhem festival.
The “Cau Ngu” (Whale Worshipping) Festival of the central province of Phu Yen has been recognised as national intangible cultural heritage.
Ok Om Bok Festival, also called the Festival of Worshipping the Moon, took place in the Ao Ba Om (Ba Om Pond) relic site in the southern province of Tra Vinh.
Tro Xuan Pha (Xuan Pha Dance), originating from the central province of Thanh Hoa, has become one of the seven new national intangible cultural heritages, according to a decision by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
An opening ceremony for Muong Lo Culture and Tourism Week 2016 took place on the night of September 17 at the stadium in Nghia Lo Town, northern Yen Bai province.
The Tai tu Music Festival 2016 opens on September 12 in Bac Lieu as part of the Mekong Delta city’s cultural activities to celebrate National Tourism 2016 with the theme “Discovering the Southern Land”.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has assigned the authority of the northwestern province of Yen Bai to submit a dossier of the Xoe dance of the Thai ethnic people to UNESCO to seek the title of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on July 18 received a certificate recognising its Nghinh Ong or whale worshipping festival as national intangible cultural heritage, the first of its kind in the locality.