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Ao Dai seeks national intangible heritage title

Ao Dai seeks national intangible heritage title

VOV.VN - A national scientific workshop was held in Hanoi on June 26 to evaluate the historical aspects, customs, cultural values, and identity of Ao Dai, the traditional long dress of Vietnam, seeking recognition as national intangible heritage.

Southern village’s lacquer art kept alive

Southern village’s lacquer art kept alive

VOV.VN - A project to preserve and promote the art of lacquer in Tuong Binh Hiep village, Thu Dau Mot City, Binh Duong province, was recently approved, part of efforts to protect and promote one of Vietnam’s most valuable intangible cultural heritages, which is on the verge of extinction due to urbanization.

Hanoi to celebrate 20 years of winning title “City for peace”

Hanoi to celebrate 20 years of winning title "City for peace"

A wide range of activities will be held to celebrate 20 years since Hanoi was recognised as a “City for peace” by UNESCO (July 16, 1999), said Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Culture and Sports Bui Thi Thu Hien told the press on July 9.

Xoe Thai dance, Cham pottery seek UNESCO’s heritage recognition

Xoe Thai dance, Cham pottery seek UNESCO’s heritage recognition

Vietnam will soon officially ask the UNESCO to consider putting the country’s Xoe Thai dance in the list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity and Cham pottery making art among Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding.

Bac Ninh honours Quan Ho singing preservers

Bac Ninh honours Quan Ho singing preservers

A ceremony to honour individuals and organisations that have contributed to preserving and upholding the value of Quan Ho (love duet) singing, was held in the Kinh Bac culture centre in Bac Ninh city, the northern province of Bac Ninh on February 15.

Hanoi promotes ceremonial singing

Hanoi promotes ceremonial singing

VOV.VN - Hanoi is preserving and promoting Ca Tru ceremonial singing by training the younger generation and organizing public performances, hoping to soon remove Ca Tru from UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritages in Need of Urgent Safeguarding.

Phu Tho: 14 more Xoan singing artisans recognised

Phu Tho: 14 more Xoan singing artisans recognised

Additional 14 people in the northern province of Phu Tho have been presented with the “Xoan singing artisan” title in recognition of their contributions to preserving and promoting the value of the UNESCO-recognised intangible cultural heritage.

Miss Vietnam contestants learn about Vi dam folk singing

Miss Vietnam contestants learn about Vi dam folk singing

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.