Thua Thien Hue approves Cuu Dinh’s documents to seek UNESCO recognition

Thua Thien Hue approves Cuu Dinh’s documents to seek UNESCO recognition

Nomination documents seeking recognition by UNESCO for “Cuu Dinh”, or Nine Dynastic Urns, have received approval from the science council of Thua Thien Hue and will soon be sent to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism for final review, according to the Hue Monuments Conservation Centre.

UNESCO’s recommendations concerning protection at Phong Nha - Ke Bang

UNESCO’s recommendations concerning protection at Phong Nha - Ke Bang

The UNESCO has sent recommendations on Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park World Heritage to the People’s Committee of the central coastal province of Quang Binh and the Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park Management Board.

Awakening the potential of Nui Chua and Kon Ha Nung Plateau

Awakening the potential of Nui Chua and Kon Ha Nung Plateau

Vietnam’s biosphere reserves Nui Chua (Ninh Thuan Province) and Kon Ha Nung Plateau (Gia Lai Province) were officially recognised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) as Global Biosphere Reserves on September 15. This provides great joy for Vietnam, but it also poses many problems in terms of preserving and promoting the values of these two biosphere reserves.

UNESCO launches painting contest on Hanoi

UNESCO launches painting contest on Hanoi

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in Vietnam launched a painting contest titled “Hanoi is…” on August 6, calling on young artists to jointly promote the title “Hanoi - Creative city", recognised by UNESCO in 2019, through illustrations about Hanoi.

Spectacular natural shapes in UNESCO-recognized geopark

Spectacular natural shapes in UNESCO-recognized geopark

In April 2018, Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark in Cao Bang Province was recognized as part of the UNESCO Global Network of National Geoparks.

Efforts made to complete repairs to My Son towers before rainy season

Efforts made to complete repairs to My Son towers before rainy season

Experts of Vietnam and the Archaeological Survey of India team have been accelerating the implementation of a project to conserve and repair tower-temples of Group A at the My Son World Cultural Heritage Site in the central province of Quang Nam.

UNESCO to commemorate poet Nguyen Dinh Chieu’s 200th birth anniversary

UNESCO to commemorate poet Nguyen Dinh Chieu’s 200th birth anniversary

A proposal for the celebration of Vietnamese poet Nguyen Dinh Chieu’s 200th birth anniversary is expected to be adopted at a session of the UNESCO General Assembly that will be held in November, said Prof. Dr. Nguyen Chi Ben.

Excavation work begins in royal palace for conservation

Excavation work begins in royal palace for conservation

The Thái Hòa Palace historical relic, part of the UNESCO-recognised Huế Imperial Citadel in the central province of Thừa Thiên Huế, is being excavated prior to its upcoming restoration.

Kon Hà Nừng to promote World Biosphere Reserve recognition

Kon Hà Nừng to promote World Biosphere Reserve recognition

The central highlands Gia Lai province, in co-operation with Man and the Biosphere Programme, an intergovernmental scientific programme of UNESCO, has completed a dossier for the World Biosphere Reserve recognition of Kon Hà Nừng Highlands.

Binh Dinh to compile dossier on folk martial arts for UNESCO recognition

Binh Dinh to compile dossier on folk martial arts for UNESCO recognition

The People’s Committee of Binh Dinh Province on March 24 has proposed the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism to approve a dossier on Binh Dinh traditional martial arts to submit UNESCO for the recognition of Intangible Cultural Heritage.