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.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has assigned the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to work with relevant agencies on the preparation of dossiers on two of Vietnam’s intangible cultural heritages for UNESCO recognition.
The Ly Son-Sa Huynh Geo-Park has been listed in the dossier for UNESCO recognition, and the organisation can send an evaluation mission in 2020, general secretary of the Global Geoparks Network and chairperson of the UNESCO Global Geoparks Council, Guy Martini, confirmed in an email early this week.
A working group of Vietnamese cultural heritage experts has been established by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to support Laos in compiling a dossier seeking UNESCO recognition of Hin Namno National Reserve as a World Natural Heritage Site.
VOV.VN - Bai Choi singing is seen as an internationally recognized national brand, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a ceremony in Quy Nhon city, south central province of Binh Dinh, on May 5 to receive a UNESCO certificate recognizing Bai Choi singing as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Paperwork is being prepared for Ba Be-Na Hang natural heritage site in the northern provinces of Bac Kan and Tuyen Quang to apply for UNESCO recognition as a world heritage site.
The Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism and the People’s Committee of Yen Bai province on October 26 jointly held a conference to build a national dossier on Xoe dance of Thai ethnic people to submit for UNESCO recognition as an intangible heritage of humanity.
(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.
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.