Dan Bau seeks UNESCO recognition

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Experts and scientist at a seminiar in Hanoi on October 21asked the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Sports to propose to UNESCO to recognize Dan Bau, the Vietnamese monochord zither, as a world heritage.

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Oc Eo relic site to be upgraded

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Báo điện tử CP English 3 month(s) ago

Oc Eo relic site to be upgraded

VGP – The PM has passed a project on building several works within the Oc Eo relic site.

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Designer Vo Viet Chung to take part in American Fashion Show

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

Designer Vo Viet Chung to take part in American Fashion Show

UNESCO award winning Vietnamese designer Vo Viet Chung will introduce his latest collection at the Haute with heart fashion show that is scheduled to be taken place at Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel in the U.S. on August 13.

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China wants people to stop stealing Great Wall bricks

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

China wants people to stop stealing Great Wall bricks

China wants everyone to stop stealing its Great Wall.

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Vietnam gains two more UNESCO world heritage items

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Báo Dân Trí English 7 month(s) ago

Vietnam gains two more UNESCO world heritage items

Vietnam has gained two more UNESCO world heritage items following a consensus at the 7th Memory of the World Committee for Asia and Pacific summit.

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Syria's Palmyra scarred forever by IS jihadists

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Báo Thanh Niên English 8 month(s) ago 1 related news

Syria's Palmyra scarred forever by IS jihadists

Jihadists have reduced several temples, columns and other treasures to heaps of stone in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra, which archaeologists fear will never be fully restored to its former glory.

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Vietnam invited to join int’l bid for UNESCO lacquer recognition

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago

Vietnam invited to join int’l bid for UNESCO lacquer recognition

South Korea has asked Vietnam to join a multi-national bid for UNESCO’s recognition of lacquer as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity, according to Vietnam News Agency.

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Master plan on preserving Nguyen Dynasty wood blocks approved

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago

Master plan on preserving Nguyen Dynasty wood blocks approved

The Prime Minister has approved a project on preserving and improving value of Nguyen Dynasty wood blocks (moc ban), a UNESCO-recognised documentary heritage item.

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Filming of King Kong movie in Vietnam to start Feb 18: source

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 11 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Filming of King Kong movie in Vietnam to start Feb 18: source

The crew behind Hollywood’s upcoming King Kong monster movie franchise is wrapping up in Australia and expects to move to Vietnam next month for the final stage of filming.

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Cat Ba - a chain of Jade islands

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VietnamNet English 11 month(s) ago 1 related news

Cat Ba - a chain of Jade islands

ietNamNet Bridge – Cat Ba Archipelago, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve is the largest limestone archipelago of Vietnam with 388 big and small islands, covering a total area of 336sq.km in Cat Hai District, Hai Phong City.

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Thang Long Royal Citadel and heritage promotion

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VOV News English 12 month(s) ago

Thang Long Royal Citadel and heritage promotion

(VOV) - The Thang Long Royal Citadel was recognized as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO five years ago. Many archaeological research activities have been carried out to evaluate, preserve, and promote this heritage.

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Tug-of-war recognised as UNESCO intangible heritage

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Báo Dân Trí English 13 month(s) ago 1 related news

Tug-of-war recognised as UNESCO intangible heritage

The Vietnam Department of Cultural Heritage reported that tug-of-war which is a common folk game across the entire world, had been recognised as a UNESCO intangible heritage on December 2.

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Tug-of-war becomes world heritage

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VOV News English 13 month(s) ago 1 related news

Tug-of-war becomes world heritage

(VOV) - On December 2, Vietnam’s folk game tug-of-war and its ritual on December 2 was recognized as multinational projects for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage by the UNESCO at the 10th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Namibia.

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Culture, tourism week honours poet Nguyen Du

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VOV News English 13 month(s) ago

Culture, tourism week honours poet Nguyen Du

A culture and tourism week in memory of UNESCO-recognised World Cultural Celebrity Nguyen Du was opened in his father’s hometown – Nghi Xuan district, the central province of Ha Tinh, on November 28.

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Vietnam wins seat in UNESCO Executive Board for fourth time

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VOV News English 14 month(s) ago

Vietnam wins seat in UNESCO Executive Board for fourth time

Vietnam was elected as member of the UNESCO Executive Board for the 2015-2019 tenure on November 12, marking the fourth time the country has won a seat at one of UNESCO’s two most powerful bodies.

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