Plans for UNESCO recognition of Chăm pottery unveiled

Authorities in the central province of Ninh Thuận are planning to compile a dossier on the Chăm people’s pottery heritage in a bid to secure UNESCO recognition.

Cơ Tu people offer traditions to tourists

A few years ago, Cơ Tu villagers in Nam Giang District could not imagine that their community’s daily activities could bring them a significant income source. By sharing their rice preparation, rattan knitting, cooking, singing and dancing with tourists, they make money while preserving traditions. Hồng Minh reports.

“Hoang Hoa su trinh do” named as UNESCO documentary heritage

"Hoang Hoa su trinh do” (The Envoy’s Journey to China - literally translated as maps and itinerary of the envoy’s journey to China) of the Nguyen Huy family in the central province of Ha Tinh has just been listed as one of documentary heritage in Asia and the Pacific under UNESCO’s Memory of the World programme.

Fishing village launches new mural paintings

Tam Kỳ City, in co-operation with the Korea Foundation, has launched the second stage of a mural project in the coastal Tam Thanh Commune.

Việt Nam to promote cultural diversity following UNESCO guidelines

Việt Nam is determined to promote cultural diversity and integrate with international cultural conventions, Vương Duy Biên, deputy minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, said at a conference held on Wednesday in Hà Nội.

Hue looks to become ‘food capital’ of Vietnam

Hue city, which has long been known as the only place in Vietnam that has royal dishes, is striving to become the capital of gastronomy in Vietnam.

Red Flamboyant Flower Festival kicks off in Hai Phong

A gala night was held at the Opera House Square in the northern port city of Hai Phong on May 12 as the first out of more than 50 activities within the Hoa Phuong Do (Red Flamboyant Flower) Festival.

Efforts needed to preserve folk art of Then singing

“Then” singing is an indispensable practice in the cultural and religious life of Tay and Nung ethnic minority communities in the northern province of Thai Nguyen, especially Dinh Hoa region.

Activities highlight culture of Central Highlands’ ethnic groups

Rituals and cultural practices of ethnic groups in the Central Highlands provinces will be depicted during activities held at the Việt Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism, in Sơn Tây Town, Hà Nội.

6th edition of the National Festival of Traditional Then singing to be held in Ha Giang

With the participation of artists from 14 provinces and cities nationwide, the 6th edition of the National Festival of Traditional Then singing will be held in Ha Giang, from May 12 – 14.