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.

Cham Islands take action on plastic waste

Cham Islands take action on plastic waste

The ancient town of Hoi An, in co-operation with UNESCO, has launched the 2020 Plastic Action Day, boosting drastic activities in protecting the ocean and saying ‘No’ to single-use plastic products.

Dak Nong Geopark receives UNESCO title

Dak Nong Geopark receives UNESCO title

The UNESCO Programme and External Relations Commission of the 209th Executive Board has recognised Dak Nong Geopark in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong as a Global Geopark.

Hanoi marks 10th anniversary of world heritage status for imperial citadel

Hanoi marks 10th anniversary of world heritage status for imperial citadel

The government of Hanoi held a ceremony on November 23 to mark the 10th anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of the Thang Long imperial citadel as a world cultural heritage site.

VND300 billion tourism stimulus packages pay off in Quang Ninh

VND300 billion tourism stimulus packages pay off in Quang Ninh

The northern border province of Quang Ninh has initiated two tourism stimulus packages worth VND300 billion in total which have proved effective despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Cu Chi Tunnels seeks UNESCO’s recognition as World Heritage Site

Cu Chi Tunnels seeks UNESCO’s recognition as World Heritage Site

The HCM City People's Committee has sent a document to the Ministry of National Defense as it seeks advice on compiling relevant dossiers about the historic Cu Chi Tunnels as its strives to gain UNESCO’s recognition as a world heritage site.

“Long story” from Ao Dai

“Long story” from Ao Dai

In late June, a special show of more than 1,000 Ao Dai (Vietnamese traditional long dresses) patterns, entitled “Ao Dai – Vietnam’s cultural heritage”, was held at the Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature) in Hanoi.

Consolidating solidarity through the circle of Xoe dance

Consolidating solidarity through the circle of Xoe dance

Xoe dance is not only the pride of the Thai ethnic people but it is also a unique cultural feature in the repertoires of folk dances of ethnic minority groups in the northern province of Dien Bien and the northwest region in general.

Photo contest highlights cultural heritage and cultural creativity in Vietnam

Photo contest highlights cultural heritage and cultural creativity in Vietnam

UNESCO in partnership with the German Embassy in Hanoi recently launched the Vietnam Photo Expression 2020 under the theme “Showing we care, Sharing our vision on Culture Diversity”, aiming to highlight the beauty of cultural heritage and creativity in Vietnam.