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Ha Long – a new city rises next to a world heritage

Ha Long – a new city rises next to a world heritage

VOV.VN - Rising next to Ha Long Bay, which has twice been included in UNESCO’s World Heritage list, Ha Long is a standout tourism city in northern Vietnam with modern infrastructure, stunning natural scenery, and steady socio-economic development.

Hai Van Gate set to become tourist magnet

Hai Van Gate set to become tourist magnet

VOV.VN - The Hai Van Gate (Hai Van Quan) was built on Hai Van Pass by the Nguyen dynasty in 1826 to protect the Hue Imperial Citadel and control Da Nang’s waterfront. The structure was recognized as a national relic site in 2017 and is now being renovated as a tourist attraction.

World heritage site hosts tourism week

World heritage site hosts tourism week

Ripe rice season at Tam Coc-Bich Dong tourism site inside the Trang An Landscape Complex in northern Ninh Binh province is a highlight of the ongoing Ninh Binh Tourism Week.

English artist Bridget March opens new gallery in Hoi An

English artist Bridget March opens new gallery in Hoi An

Bridget March, an English artist who has nurtured a deep love for Vietnam after nearly five years of living and working here, has opened a new European-style gallery in the World Heritage-listed ancient town of Hoi An in Quang Nam Province.

Vietnam floods kill 24, more rains expected

Vietnam floods kill 24, more rains expected

Days of unseasonably torrential rains have killed at least 24 people in central Vietnam, authorities said on December 20, inundating swathes of the region including the tourist draw town of Hoi An.

Golden Tourism Week to be launched in Hue relic site

Golden Tourism Week to be launched in Hue relic site

A “Golden Tourism Week”, the third of its kind this year, will take place in the Hue relic site, a UNESCO-recognised World Heritage, in the central Thua Thien-Hue province from December 25-31.

Vietnam makes a UNESCO push for Dan Bau-monochord zither

Vietnam makes a UNESCO push for Dan Bau-monochord zither

Vietnamese agencies, including the National Institute of Music, Folk Arts Association of Vietnam and Vietnam Musicians’ Association, are aiming to ally with the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Sports to propose to UNESCO to recognise dan bau as a world heritage.

Installation art to go up on Hoi An streets

Installation art to go up on Hoi An streets

The ancient town of Hoi An is calling for artists to join an installation art project on five of its streets based on the theme of Memories of an old Hoi An, Tuoi Tre reported.

Tug-of-war becomes cultural heritage of humanity

Tug-of-war becomes cultural heritage of humanity

(VOV) - On December 2, Vietnam’s folk game tug-of-war and its ritual on December 2 was recognized as multinational projects for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage by the UNESCO at the 10th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Namibia.

Vietnam, UNESCO to bolster cooperation

Vietnam, UNESCO to bolster cooperation

The Prime Minister recently approved a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Vietnam and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) for the 2016-2020 period.