Tags: intangible cultural heritage

Dak Lak works to preserve Ede epics

The Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism of the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak has been enacting a series of measures to preserve and promote volumes of epics of the Ede people, which are currently in danger of disappearing from the community.

Vi-Giam folk singing seeks UNESCO recognition

Vi-Giam folk singing seeks UNESCO recognition

(VOV) -Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Dang Thi Bich Lien is leading a Vietnamese delegation seeking UNESCO recognition for Vi-Giam folk singing at a conference in Paris.

Hanoi to fete divine mothers

Hanoi to fete divine mothers

Mother Goddess worshippers, as well as those curious about the practice, can enjoy performances dedicated to the deities at a cultural festival in the capital next month.

Vietnam promotes tourism in Norway

Vietnam promotes tourism in Norway

(VOV) -The Vietnamese Embassy held a seminar in Oslo, the capital of Norway, as part of an effort to promote travel to Vietnam.

President Sang offers incense to Hung Kings

President Sang offers incense to Hung Kings

State President Truong Tan Sang offered incense to Vietnam’s founding fathers, Hung Kings, at the national historical relic site of the Hung Kings’ Temple in the northern province of Phu Tho on September 18.

Proposal seeks UNESCO title for Bai choi singing

Proposal seeks UNESCO title for Bai choi singing

Bai choi singing in the central provinces of Binh Dinh, Phu Yen and Quang Nam was listed as a national intangible cultural heritage in late August, a move expected to facilitate the application for recognition of the folk singing as a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage in 2016.

Phu Tho acts to save cultural treasures

Phu Tho acts to save cultural treasures

The northeastern province of Phu Tho has devised measures to preserve its cultural assets in the long run, including rituals worshipping the Hung Kings and “xoan” singing.

Artisans work to revive Dong Ho folk art

Nguyen Dang Che and Nguyen Huu Sam from the northern province of Bac Ninh are two of the few remaining artisans specialising in Dong Ho folk painting – a centuries-old tradition deeply engrained in the mind of the Vietnamese people.

Hanoi to host ASEAN Solidarity Week

Hanoi to host ASEAN Solidarity Week

(VOV) - Ten ASEAN nations will attend a solidarity week scheduled to take place from November 18-23 at Hanoi’s Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST).

Vietnamese folk music takes centre stage in France

Vietnamese folk music takes centre stage in France

(VOV) -One of Vietnam’s most highly acclaimed and brilliantly original cultural shows – “Vietn’Âme” (Soul of Vietnam) –took the stage in Paris on July 4, attracting huge international audiences.

Preservation of Vi-Dam folk singing discussed

Preservation of Vi-Dam folk singing discussed

Many experts from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) along with domestic and foreign scholars have discussed ways to preserve and promote folk values of Vi-Dam singing in contemporary society.

First “Don ca tai tu” festival kicks off

First "Don ca tai tu" festival kicks off

The first national festival of “Don ca tai tu”, the musical art that UNESCO has recognised as intangible cultural heritage, officially opened in the southern province of Bac Lieu on April 24 with the participations of artists from 21 provinces and cities in the region.

Thousands commemorate legendary Hung Kings

Thousands commemorate legendary Hung Kings

(VOV) - Thousands of people, including Party and State officials, pilgrims and Vietnamese expatriates, offered incense to commemorate Hung Kings – the nation’s founders – at a solemn ceremony in Phu Tho province on April 9.

Gia Lai preserves Gong cultural space

Gia Lai preserves Gong cultural space

The Central Highland province of Gia Lai is making every effort to preserve and promote the cultural space of its famous gongs, which were recognised by UNESCO as an intangible and oral masterpiece of human culture in 2006.

Festival promotes “Don ca tai tu” value

The Mekong delta province of Tra Vinh launched a “don ca tai tu” (amateur singing) festival for local people on December 23-24 to honour the art, which was recognised as a piece of the world’s intangible cultural heritage.