Community’s role in preserving and promoting Hoi An heritage’s values

Community’s role in preserving and promoting Hoi An heritage’s values

NDO – An international conference named “Hoi An Cultural Heritage - 20 years of conservation and sustainable development orientation" took place in Hoi An city, on December 3, as part of activities to celebrate the 20th anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of Hoi An ancient town. (Dec 03, 2019 16:59:50)


Keo Hanh Thien Pagoda recognised as national intangible cultural heritage

  Oct 08, 2019 18:08:17
NDO – People's Committee of Xuan Truong district, Nam Dinh province held a ceremony on October 8 to receive a certificate honouring Keo Hanh Thien Pagoda as a national intangible cultural heritage and open Keo Hanh Thien Pagoda Festival 2019. 

Fish sauce, pottery in central region recognised as heritage

  Sep 17, 2019 10:18:50
NDO/VNA – Two traditional trades – fish sauce in Nam O Village in Da Nang and Thanh Ha pottery in Hoi An – have been recognised as National Intangible Heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, contributing more cultural value to the two tourism hubs in central Vietnam. 

Young businesswoman promotes water puppetry art to the South

  Sep 16, 2019 17:01:13
NDO - With the desire to preserve and promote the unique water puppet art of the nation, a young girl named Hoang Huong Giang has implemented a bold project: building a miniature water puppet stage right in the heart of District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. 

Festival honours artistic value of ‘Cheo’ artform

  Sep 15, 2019 15:20:11
NDO – The 2019 National Cheo (popular opera) Festival opened in the northern province of Bac Giang on September 14, bringing together nearly 1,000 artists from 16 art troupes and clubs across the country. 

Late president’s relics help spread Ho Chi Minh’s values, ideas and morals: Deputy PM

  Sep 12, 2019 16:59:40
NDO – The conservation and promotion of the President Ho Chi Minh Monument in the Hanoi-based Presidential Palace has contributed to the spreading of the late president’s values, ideas and morals, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has said. 

Two World Heritage sites celebrate 20 years of UNESCO recognition

  Sep 09, 2019 12:51:29
NDO/VNA - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has praised the central province of Quang Nam for its efforts to preserve the world heritage sites of Hoi An Ancient Town and My Son Sanctuary over the 20 years since their recognition by the UNESCO. 

Locals essential to heritage value preservation, promotion: workshop

  Sep 08, 2019 16:51:51
NDO/VNA – The role of local communities in the preservation and promotion of the values of the world’s cultural heritage, such as Hoi An Ancient Town and My Son Sanctuary, was highlighted at an international workshop on September 8. 

Quang Nam on right track to preserve world’s cultural heritage

  Sep 07, 2019 21:27:37
NDO/VNA – The central coastal province of Quang Nam has attained significant achievements in preserving its Hoi An ancient city and My Son Sanctuary after 20 years they received the UNESCO World Heritage Sites status. 

Creative methods to promote heritages, tourism and new art forms

  Sep 03, 2019 16:19:36
NDO - Vietnam has more than 60,000 intangible cultural heritages, which are considered as a huge treasure for artistic creativities serving for contemporary life. 

Activities to celebrate UNESCO recognition of Hoi An and My Son

  Aug 21, 2019 17:05:28
NDO – Many activities will take place in Quang Nam to celebrate the 20th anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of the ancient town of Hoi Ann and My Son Sanctuary as world heritage sites, the 10th anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of Cu Lao Cham as a world biosphere reserve. 

Da Nang moves to pervade unique value of Bai choi singing

  Aug 07, 2019 17:33:24
NDO – ‘Bai choi’ singing - a popular folklore style of singing in the central and south central regions of Vietnam was added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in December 2017. The acknowledgement motivated localities in the regions and Da Nang city in particular to make plans and programmes to safeguard and pervade the folk art form’s unique value in the community. 

Festival honours Vietnam’s traditional silk, brocade weaving

  Aug 06, 2019 10:15:29
NDO/VNA – The 5th Vietnam-International Silk and Brocade Festival will take place in Hoi An ancient city, the central province of Quang Nam, from August 7-9, aiming to introduce and honour Vietnam’s traditional silk and brocade weaving. 

Cooperative creates art and hope from fabric scraps

  Jul 12, 2019 14:49:27
NDO – Silk fabric scraps, seemingly of no use, are put together to create vibrant artworks imbued with Vietnamese culture through the skilful hands and creativity of people with disabilities. This is the way Vun Art Cooperative works to bring hope to disadvantage people. 

Young architect promotes traditional carpentry craft

  Jul 08, 2019 11:11:47
NDO – As a villager in Chang Son in the outskirt district of Thach That in Hanoi, which is famous for the carpentry craft, Nguyen Huy Khiem – director of the Phuc Loc Wooden House Company has worked to uphold the time-honoured value of Vietnamese traditional architecture in modern life.