Compiling dossier on Cham ethnic pottery to submit to UNESCO

Compiling dossier on Cham ethnic pottery to submit to UNESCO

NDO - The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has ratified Ninh Thuan provincial People’s Committee’s proposal to compile a dossier on Cham ethnic people’s traditional pottery to secure UNESCO recognition as an intangible cultural heritage in urgent need of safeguarding. (16 hours ago)

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