Activities to celebrate UNESCO recognition of Hoi An and My Son

Activities to celebrate UNESCO recognition of Hoi An and My Son

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.  (5 hours ago)

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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with the associated ancient artefacts during Vietnam’s establishment and development, is open to the public, providing historical documents and material evidence showing the aspirations and will of Vietnamese predecessors for national independence and pride along Vietnam’s 4,000 years of history.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. 

International conference discusses the heritage value of Ly Son – Sa Huynh Geopark

  Jun 19, 2019 15:50:30
NDO – The heritage value of Ly Son – Sa Huynh geopark was spotlighted at an international conference held in Quang Ngai province on June 18. 

Traditional celebration of Doan Ngo festival replicated in Hanoi

  Jun 08, 2019 11:48:32
NDO/VNA - An ancient ritual was recently reproduced at the Thang Long Imperial Citadel in Hanoi as part of the celebration of the Doan Ngo festival. 

Glazed ceramic tower from Tro Pagoda recognised as national treasure

  May 17, 2019 11:56:20
NDO – The provincial authorities of Vinh Phuc held a ceremony on May 16 to receive a certificate recognising the glazed ceramic tower from Tro Pagoda as a national treasure. 

Prehistoric archaeological discoveries exhibited in Thai Nguyen

  May 16, 2019 10:37:29
NDO – New archaeological discoveries from prehistoric times found in Thai Nguyen are on display at an exhibition that opened at Thai Nguyen provincial Museum in Thai Nguyen city, the capital of the province, on May 15. 

Seven Asian art troupes to join heritage avenue programme

  May 08, 2019 10:46:12
NDO/VNA – Seven Asian art troupes from India, Japan, China, Bhutan, Thailand, Indonesia, and Sri Lanka are expected to perform at the heritage avenue programme hosted by the Vietnam Television (VTV) on May 12. 

Thanh Hoa province launches bronze drum casting contest

  Apr 29, 2019 20:19:41
NDO/VNA – A bronze drum casting contest using traditional crafting methods was launched in Yen Dinh district on April 29 in celebration of the 990th founding anniversary of the north-central province of Thanh Hoa (1029-2019). 

Vietnamese youngsters work to retrieve the glory of ancient culture

  Apr 28, 2019 15:01:57
NDO – Both run by young Vietnamese arts enthusiasts, Y Van Hien Joint Stock Company and the Hoa Van Dai Viet (Patterns of Great Viet) project were launched with a hope to revive the glory of ancient Vietnamese culture. 

German firm hands over cleaned relic site to Hue

  Apr 27, 2019 21:05:41
NDO/VNA – A ceremony was held in Hue city, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue to hand over a project to clean the Noon Gate - the southern main gateway of Hue former imperial city, which is sponsored by Germany’s Karcher Group, to the Hue Monument Conservation Centre. 

Quang Binh receives UNESCO heritage certificate for ‘Bai Choi’ singing

  Apr 25, 2019 11:22:57
NDO – The central province of Quang Binh held a ceremony in Dong Hoi city on April 24 to receive the UNESCO certificate in recognition of Bai Choi singing, a popular style of folklore singing in the central and south-central regions of Vietnam, as an intangible heritage of humanity. 

Vietnamese, Indian experts complete upgrade of towers at My Son Sanctuary

  Apr 24, 2019 11:29:59
NDO/VNA – After three years of renovations, Vietnamese and Indian experts have completed the upgrade of Towers K and H – rare buildings that have remained as part of the complex of temples at My Son Sanctuary in the central province of Quang Nam. 

Hai Van Gate national relic site to be restored

  Apr 24, 2019 11:28:05
NDO/VNA – The Hai Van Quan (Hai Van Gate) national relic site will be restored for preservation as proposed by the People’s Committee of Thua Thien-Hue province.