Xoan Singing to receive official recognition as heritage of humanity

Xoan Singing to receive official recognition as heritage of humanity

NDO/VNA – Xoan Singing of northern Phu Tho province will receive the official recognition as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity from UNESCO in a ceremony at Lai Len Shrine, Viet Tri city, Phu Tho on February 3. (Jan 25, 2018 17:49:26)


Exhibition of Vietnamese archaeological treasures to run in Hanoi

  Apr 10, 2018 09:55:05
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam National Museum of History announced on April 9 that it will begin displaying archaeological treasures of the country on April 12. 

My Son Sanskrit texts to be translated into Vietnamese, English

  Apr 03, 2018 16:53:26
NDO - The Sanskrit texts inscribed on the relics at My Son Sanctuary, a UNESCO world heritage site in central Vietnam, will be translated into Vietnamese and English with the assistance of Indian experts. 

Project aims to create inclusive and sustainable growth in Vietnamese heritage

  Apr 03, 2018 10:49:29
NDO - The British Council in Vietnam has recently launched the ‘Heritage of Future Past’, a cultural project which aims to promote inclusive and sustainable growth in Vietnamese heritage, as an event to mark the 25th anniversary of the British Council’s work in Vietnam. 

Heritage integrates many values

  Mar 31, 2018 18:19:21
NDO – The ‘Then’ Singing Practice of Tay, Nung and Thai ethnic people in Vietnam has been submitted to UNESCO in order to recognise it as a global intangible cultural heritage of humanity. With the cultural and artistic values, it can be said the ‘Then’ Singing Practice of Tay, Nung and Thai ethnic people in Vietnam has many factors which are worthy of the UNESCO‘s honour. 

Traditional Vietnamese silk continues its journey

  Mar 16, 2018 17:13:04
NDO – Famous lands for traditional silk are dotted throughout the S-shaped country in a typically traditional and distinctly beautiful style. Throughout Vietnam, there are Ha Dong, Nha Xa and Co Chat silk in the North; Hoi An and Ma Chau silk in the Central; Bao Loc silk in the Central Highlands; and the famous Tan Chau silk area in the southern An Giang province, with My A satin having become legendary. 

Bac Ninh honours 47 intangible cultural heritage artisans

  Feb 26, 2018 13:18:06
NDO/VNA – A ceremony to honour 47 intangible cultural heritage artisans was held in the northern province of Bac Ninh on February 25. 

Joint solutions needed to sustainably develop world heritages in Vietnam

  Feb 06, 2018 10:56:14
NDO – According to UNESCO and many of the world’s countries, the tangible and intangible cultural heritages of all nations are seen as ‘special properties’ of human civilisation with are of great value and should be promoted over time. 

UNESCO recognition for Xoan singing is a source of national pride: Deputy PM

  Feb 04, 2018 15:14:26
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has said that gaining UNESCO recognition for traditional Xoan singing in the ancestral land of Phu Tho has brought a huge source of pride for the nation.  

Fashion show revives Vietnamese court attires in 15th century

  Jan 01, 2018 17:53:00
NDO – Vietnamese court attires of the 15th century were revived at fashion show entitled ‘Weaving a Realm’ in Hanoi on December 30. 

Unique rite of passage of Dao ethnic minority

  Dec 25, 2017 17:02:31
NDO – ‘Cap sac’ ritual is a rite of passage to mark the coming-of-age of the Dao ethnic men, affirming the recognition of the community and gods to them. With the Dao ethnic minority people in Hoanh Bo district, Quang Ninh province, ‘cap sac’ is the most important ritual. 

2018 Hue Festival attracts 20 international art troupes

  Dec 20, 2017 11:06:17
NDO – As many as 20 international art troupes from many countries around the world have registered to participate in the 2018 Hue Festival, which will take place from April 27 to May 2, 2018. 

Vietnam’s ‘Bai choi’ and ‘Xoan’ folk music deserve World Heritage status

  Dec 11, 2017 17:18:35
NDO – UNESCO have added Vietnam’s two folk music styles of ‘Bai choi’ and ‘Xoan’ to its representative list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity during the 12th session of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Republic of Korea on December 7-8. 

‘Bai Choi’ singing recognised as UNESCO Cultural Heritage of Humanity

  Dec 07, 2017 19:25:53
NDO – ‘Bai Choi’ singing (a popular folklore style of singing in the central and south central regions of Vietnam), has been added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.  

Bringing Kim Hoang painting to the world

  Dec 07, 2017 11:05:04
NDO – Following more than one year of revivification this type of folk paintings has received the attention of the people, especially enthusiasts of traditional cultural values. Recently, Kim Hoang paintings and a number of wood-blocks of Kim Hoang paintings have been on display at a festival and an international workshop on woodcut paintings, as well as an exhibition on folk paintings printed from woodblocks, in the Republic of Korea (RoK).