Various activities mark Vietnam Heritage Day

Various activities mark Vietnam Heritage Day

NDO – A range of distinctive cultural activities are being held nationwide from November 23 to 25 to celebrate the Vietnam Heritage Day (November 23).  (Nov 24, 2018 12:12:39)

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Exhibition features Vietnamese pagodas in eyes of French photographer

  Nov 10, 2018 12:06:10
NDO – Nearly 50 photo capturing Vietnamese pagodas through the lenses of French photographer Nicolas Cornet are on display at an exhibition that opened in Hanoi on November 9.  

Role of NGOs in safeguarding intangible cultural heritages highlighted

  Nov 09, 2018 13:04:09
NDO/VNA – The Asia-Pacific Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Non-Government Organisation (NGO) Conference, which closed in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on November 8, placed a spotlight on the important role played by NGOs in implementing sustainable community development goals through the protection of ICHs.  

Thua Thien-Hue hosts Asia-Pacific conference on intangible cultural heritage

  Nov 07, 2018 08:37:57
NDO/VNA – The 2018 Asia-Pacific Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Non-Government Organisation (NGO) Conference opened in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on November 6, under the theme of “ICH NGOs towards the Sustainable Development of Communities”. 

Ca tru artists show off talents at national festival in Ha Tinh

  Nov 02, 2018 11:41:14
NDO – The 2018 National Ca Tru (ceremonial singing) Festival kicked off in Ha Tinh province on November 1, bringing together 13 art troupes and three clubs from 13 cities and provinces across the country. 

Vietnam announces eight more national intangible cultural heritages

  Nov 01, 2018 13:02:44
NDO – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has issued Decision No. 4069/QĐ-BVHTTDL, dated October 30, 2018, on announcing an additional eight national intangible cultural heritages. 

Quang Nam plans activities to celebrate UNESCO recognition of Hoi An and My Son

  Oct 25, 2018 16:00:55
NDO - The central province of Quang Nam has unveiled a plan to celebrate the 20th anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of Hoi An ancient town and My Son Sanctuary as world heritage sites next year.  

“Hoang Hoa su trinh do” receives UNESCO recognition

  Oct 16, 2018 16:55:30
NDO – A ceremony was held in Can Loc district, Ha Tinh province, on October 16, to receive a certificate recognising "Hoang Hoa su trinh do” as a documentary heritage in Asia and the Pacific under UNESCO’s Memory of the World programme. 

Friendship ceremony between Ma and M’nong people restaged in Binh Phuoc

  Oct 14, 2018 15:24:55
NDO – The traditional friendship commitment ceremony between the M’nong and Ma ethnic communities was restaged in Dong Nai commune, Bu Dang district, Binh Phuoc province, on October 12 and 13. 

US$92,500 fund to restore Ho Dynasty Citadel in Thanh Hoa

  Sep 29, 2018 17:26:05
NDO – The US Ambassador's Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) will grant US$92,500 for the conservation of the Ho Dynasty Citadel, a UNESCO-recognised World Cultural Heritage site in the central province of Thanh Hoa.  

Age-old artisan keeps the glow of ‘keo quan’ lanterns alive

  Sep 20, 2018 09:38:53
NDO – Artisan Nguyen Van Quyen from Dan Vien hamlet, Cao Vien commune, Thanh Oai district in Hanoi, is one of the last few artisans who are masters of the art of making ‘keo quan’ lantern, a traditional hand-made lantern with vivid rotating paper-cut figures on the cover. Despite his old age, Quyen still works steadfastly to preserve the traditional craft. 

Experts discuss preservation and promotion of Hanoi’s historical sites

  Sep 19, 2018 16:55:16
NDO – Over half a century of preserving and promoting the values of its historical and cultural sites, Hanoi has achieved remarkable results in research, preserving and evoking the potential hidden values of the monuments. 

Programme encourages love for Vietnamese traditional opera among Hanoi students

  Sep 10, 2018 10:08:16
NDO – A programme entitled ‘Experimenting the arts of ‘Cheo’ – Vietnamese traditional opera’ was recently held at Hao Nam Temple in Hanoi, allowing the capital city’s students to learn more about the charm of ‘cheo’, a Vietnamese intangible cultural heritage, thus encouraging their love for the heritage. 

Seminar highlights conservation of Thang Long Imperial Citadel

  Sep 07, 2018 04:55:14
NDO - An international seminar was held in Hanoi on September 6 to share the results of the research, conservation and promotion of the world heritage value of the ancient majestic space at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long. 

Fund launched to support projects on music or film heritage of Vietnam

  Sep 04, 2018 19:32:48
NDO – The British Council has launched the FAMLAB (Film, Archive and Music Lab) fund to support projects that engage with the music or film heritage of Vietnam through contemporary mediums.