Retaining the vitality of ‘Bai Choi’ folk singing

Retaining the vitality of ‘Bai Choi’ folk singing

NDO – The constant changes in contemporary life have pushed the art of ‘Bai Choi’ folk singing, which was recognised by the UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, to the brink of being forgotten. However, thanks to the whole-hearted efforts from local residents and authorities of Quang Ngai Province, the art form’s beautiful melodies and vitality have been well preserved and promoted among the younger generation. (Oct 20, 2019 15:58:31)


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. 

Indian, Russian experts help with preservation of My Son sanctuary

  Jul 03, 2019 18:09:57
NDO/VNA – Experts from India and Russia have visited My Son sanctuary in the central province of Quang Nam from late June to early July 2019 to help with the restoration of the world cultural heritage site, director of the sanctuary’s management board Phan Ho said on July 3. 

Ancient treasures tell nation’s history and development

  Jun 20, 2019 16:50:46
NDO – A special exhibition featuring national names and the capital cities, along with the associated ancient artefacts during Vietnam’s establishment and development, is open to the public, providing historical documents and material evidence showing the aspirations and will of Vietnamese predecessors for national independence and pride along Vietnam’s 4,000 years of history. 

Outstanding artisans in intangible culture field honoured

  Jun 19, 2019 18:16:25
NDO – Vinh Long province Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism organised a ceremony on June 19 to honour Meritorious Artisans in the field of intangible cultural heritage and announce the decision on recognising two national treasures. 

Exhibition unveils artifacts found in ancient shipwrecks along the coast of Vietnam

  Jun 19, 2019 17:36:32
NDO – Nearly 4,000 artifacts found in nine ancient shipwrecks along the coast of Vietnam from Quang Nam to Ca Mau provinces are being displayed for the public at an exhibition that opened in Quang Ngai province on June 19.