UNESCO experts laud status of Cao Bang global geopark

A delegation of UNESCO experts held a working session with northern Cao Bang province’s authorities on July 6 to review a survey result on the status of Non Nuoc Cao Bang UNESCO Global Geopark since its operation two years ago.

Kite artisans show talents at festival in Nam Dinh

The first national kite festival was held in the northern province of Nam Dinh on July 5, attracting the participation of nearly 60 kite clubs from 40 cities and provinces nationwide.

Ha Noi: History comes to life on heritage tours

Heritage education has been effectively used to boost tourism development in Ha Noi, particularly since the COVID-19 pandemic caused vast damage to the local and national tourism sector.

Central city to restore national relic sites

The Prime Minister has agreed to assign the Da Nang People's Committee to the restoration of the Ngu Hanh Son (Marble Mountains) landscape site - a National Special Relic - in a decision released last week

Geo-Park earmarked for recognition

The Ly Son-Sa Huynh Geo-Park has been listed in the dossier for UNESCO recognition, and the organisation can send an evaluation mission in 2020, general secretary of the Global Geoparks Network and chairperson of the UNESCO Global Geoparks Council, Guy Martini, confirmed in an email early this week.

Hoi An among world’s most romantic places

Hoi An ancient city in Vietnam’s central coastal province of Quang Nam has been selected by the US Cable News Network (CNN) as one of the world’s 13 most romantic places to visit. The world cultural heritage site was ranked ninth on the list.

Hanoi’s relics, tourist sites re-opened after sterilisation

Relic sites and tourist destinations in Hanoi were re-opened to visitors on February 6 after a one-day closure for antiseptic spraying and other preventive measures against the threat of the novel coronavirus (nCoV).

Vietnam has additional 11 national intangible cultural heritages

Vietnam has added 11 more cultural icons to the list of national intangible cultural heritage, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Xuong Giang victory site recognised as special national site

The Bac Giang provincial People’s Committee held a ceremony on January 29 to receive a certificate honouring the Xuong Giang victory historic relic site as a special national site.

Then practice part of intangible cultural heritage of humanity

“Then” practice of Vietnam’s ethnic groups of Tay, Nung, Thai has been named in the list of Intangible Cultural Heritages of Humanity, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s Department of Cultural Heritage said on December 13.