Thua Thien-Hue province needs to create an overall management plan for the Hue imperial relic complex that is in line with the local planning, ensuring harmony between development and preservation, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.
(VOV) - Nghe An and Ha Tinh central provinces hosted a ceremony on August 17 to receive the national cultural heritage certificate for vi giam folk singing and launch the second vi giam folk singing festival.
(VOV) -Vietnam is one of the first pioneers to implement the 2003 Convention for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage, said UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova.
(VOV) - An international seminar on experiences and orientations for preserving intangible cultural heritage was held on June 23 in central Quang Nam province.
Some 30,000 people flocked to Hanoi’s Gia Lam district on May 18 for Giong Festival, commemorating Saint Giong, who legend says turned from a child to a giant overnight to fight against foreign invaders.
Vietnam’s five intangible cultural heritage examples of humankind were performed in Da Lat on January 25.
(VOV) - A programme advertising the national intangible cultural heritage will take place in the Central Highland city of Da Lat from January 22–26.
The unique practice of worshipping Hung Kings in Phu Tho province, Vietnam has been recognised by UNESCO as part of the world’s intangible cultural heritage.
Some 1,500 national relic sites will be restored and repaired in the next three years, according to a national target programme approved by the Prime Minister.
Vietnam along with 142 other member countries attended the fourth session of the UNESCO General Council Convention on the Protection of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Paris on June 4-8.
Vietnam’s Saint Giong Festival has been put among 47 nominations for recognition as one of the world intangible cultural heritages by UNESCO.