The north central coastal province of Nghe An has recently offered visitors the chance to enjoy Vi-giam folk singing in the province. The move is among local authorities’efforts to preserve and promote the UNESCO intangible cultural heritage.
(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 Nghe Tinh Vi-Giam folk singing of Vietnam is amongst 46 nominations for UNESCO’s recognition as the world intangible cultural heritages of humanity at the UN body’s upcoming session.
Vi-Giam folk music was officially selected as a representative of Vietnamese heritage seeking UNESCO’s recognition as World Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2014.