Phu Yen’s Whale Worship Festival recognised as intangible cultural heritage

Phu Yen’s Whale Worship Festival recognised as intangible cultural heritage

NDO—The Phu Yen province People’s Committee held a ceremony on November 23 to receive a certificate recognising its Whale Worship Festival as part of the nation’s intangible cultural heritage.  (Nov 23, 2016)


Ancient singing, dancing become part of national heritage

  Oct 03, 2016
NDO/VNA—Ai lao song and dance, a traditional ritual associated with the legend of Saint Giong’s defeat of foreign invaders, has been recognised as intangible national cultural heritage.  

Vietnam’s archaeological treasures to be exhibited in Germany

  Sep 28, 2016
NDO—More than 400 of Vietnam’s archaeological treasures will displayed at the LWL Museum in Germany from October 7 to February 26 to celebrate more than 40 years of diplomatic ties between the two countries.  

Bronze drum unearthed near UNESCO-recognised Ho Dynasty Citadel

  Sep 26, 2016
NDO—A bronze drum has been unearthed near the Ho Dynasty Citadel, a UNESCO world heritage site in the central province of Thanh Hoa. 

Ancient woodcarvings of Ha Tinh listed as world documentary heritage

  Sep 25, 2016
NDO/VNA - A ceremony was held in the central province of Ha Tinh on September 25 to receive a certificate recognising the Woodblocks of Phuc Giang School as a documentary heritage by UNESCO’s Memory of the World Committee for Asia and the Pacific (MOWCAP).  

Improving management capacity for World Heritage Sites in Vietnam

  Sep 24, 2016
NDO—Nhan Dan recently published a Vietnamese-language story calling for an immediate end to the organisation of parties in the caverns at Ha Long Bay, which revealed typical shortcomings in the management of World Heritage Sites in Vietnam. But we must look no further than some limitations of the current management model to uncover the main cause of such confusion. 

Phu Lam storehouse recognised as national art-architectural site

  Sep 22, 2016
NDO-The Phu Yen Provincial People’s Committee held a ceremony in Phu Yen province on September 22 to receive a certificate recognising “Lam Phu Lam” (Phu Lam storehouse) in Phu Lam ward of Tuy Hoa city as a national art-architectural site.  

Vitality of amateur 'tuong' art troupes

  Sep 22, 2016
NDO—Amateur 'tuong' (“classical drama”) art troupes have laid the foundation for the development of 'tuong', as they have kept intact the original value of the traditional art form. In modern life, these troupes still have a firm position, as they have drawn the interest of a large number of audiences, including the youth. 

International workshop seeks to preserve Nguyen dynasty’s cultural heritage

  Sep 16, 2016
NDO/ VNA – An international workshop was held in the central province of Thua Thien Hue on September 16 to seek ways to preserve and promote cultural heritage values during the Nguyen dynasty (1802-1945). 

Old temple in Hue Royal Citadel rehabilitated

  Sep 16, 2016
NDO/VNA - The rehabilitation of Trieu Mieu, one of the five important ancestral temples of the Nguyen Dynasty in central Hue city, has been completed. 

Programme invites youngsters to explore Vietnam’s heritages

  Aug 19, 2016
NDO – A programme entitled ‘Travelling to the Root – Experiencing Vietnam’s intangible cultural heritages’ was launched by the Hanoi Cultural Fund on August 18. 

Vietnam heritage photo contest launched

  Aug 02, 2016
NDO – The fifth Vietnam Heritage Photo Contest, themed ‘Vietnamese rivers’, was officially launched by the Vietnam Heritage Magazine in Ho Chi Minh City on August 2. 

Six antiques of Nguyen Dynasty recognised as national treasures

  Jul 21, 2016
NDO – Six antiques of the Nguyen Dynasty have been recognised as national treasures under a prime minister approved decision, according to the Hue Monuments Conservation Centre. 

Central Highlanders keep brocade weaving alive

  Jul 02, 2016
NDO – Brocade weaving is a traditional handicraft of the Central Highlanders and plays an important role in their spiritual life. In the face of challenges from modern life, Central Highlanders have made every effort to keep the practice alive. 

Four relics in Hanoi recognised as national architectural relics

  Jul 01, 2016
NDO – Hanoi has had an additional four relics recognised as national architectural relics, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST).