Tags: intangible

Chango Foundation group to perform Columbian Marimba songs

Chango Foundation group to perform Columbian Marimba songs

Chango Foundation will offer Vietnamese audiences a Colombian folk traditional music performance on May 4 in a collaborative programme by the Embassy of Colombia in Vietnam and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Xoan singing an intangible cultural heritage of humanity

Xoan singing an intangible cultural heritage of humanity

Vietnam is waiting for guidance from UNESCO in helping to reclassify xoan singing from being a world’s intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent protection, to simply being an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

Xoan singing revived after UNESCO recognition

Xoan singing revived after UNESCO recognition

“Hat Xoan” (Xoan singing), a celebrated art form in Vietnam’s northern province of Phu Tho, has been revived after its recognition as an intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent safeguarding by UNESCO.

Vietnam could join RoK’s effort to seek recognition of lacquer

Vietnam could join RoK’s effort to seek recognition of lacquer

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has asked the Prime Minister for permission to join the Republic of Korea in compiling a multinational dossier seeking UNESCO’s recognition of the traditional craft of “son mai” (lacquer) as part of the world’s intangible cultural heritage.

Ha Tinh: Vi-Giam singing to be included in curriculum

Ha Tinh: Vi-Giam singing to be included in curriculum

The education sector of central Ha Tinh province plans to include Vi-Giam folk singing in primary school curriculum from the 2015-2016 academic year, as part of its efforts to preserve the humanity’s intangible cultural heritage.

Photo exhibition illustrates World Heritage in Vietnam

Photo exhibition illustrates World Heritage in Vietnam

(VOV) - An exhibition, opened in Haiphong city on May 10, is showcasing 280 photos, featuring Vietnam’s world heritage examples, as part of activities to celebrate the Red Flamboyant Flowers Festival 2014.

Then singing seeks UNESCO recognition

Then singing seeks UNESCO recognition

The northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang, one of the cradles of Hat Then (Then singing), is hastening the compilation of a dossier seeking UNESCO’s recognition of the musical genre as a piece of intangible cultural heritage of humanity.