Tran Temple special national relic site in Thai Binh Province to be restored

The Prime Minister has just signed a decision approving the task of planning the preservation and restoration of the tombs and temple dedicated to the Kings of the Tran Feudal Dynasty in Hung Ha District in the northern province of Thai Binh, which has been recognised as a Special National Relic Site.

Vincom hosts stone sculpture exhibit showcasing contemporary local artists

To showcase artwork by contemporary Vietnamese sculptors, the Vincom Centre for Contemporary Art (VCCA) is collaborating with the Lương Art Space to host an exhibition. ‘Biến Chuyển’, which translates as 'Transforming', runs until January 2, 2022 and showcases diverse and significant contemporary artworks.

Ancient tools found in archaeological site in Tuyen Quang

Hundreds of ancient stone tools dated around 5,000 years ago have been found in an archaeological excavation in Na Khau hamlet, Phuc Yen commune, Lam Binh district in the northern province of Tuyen Quang.

Virtual reality exhibition highlights Vietnam’s history and culture

A virtual reality exhibition has officially opened by young painters, featuring many artworks on Vietnamese history and culture by new technological advances.

Hanoi spreads the word about Temple of Literature’s values

Built in the 11th century, the Temple of Literature in Hanoi honors the passion for learning. Originally a university – Vietnam’s first – it has become a center for promoting Vietnam’s cultural heritage.

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.

Online exhibition livens up memories of Hanoi in olden days

The Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum will host an online exhibition themed ‘Memories of Hanoi’ on October 8 to mark the 67th anniversary of Hanoi Liberation Day (October 10, 1954-2021).

Online exhibition features Hoan Kiem Lake

In order to help the public to have a more comprehensive view of the change of the landscape of Hoan Kiem Lake from the early years of the 19th century to the middle of the 20th century, the National Archives Centre 1 will display documents on Hoan Kiem Lake (also known as Sword Lake) in an online form.

Preserving traditional bamboo handicrafts in Yen Bai

Modernisation and industrialisation are breathing new life into ethnic minorities in remote Mu Cang Chai District in the northern mountain province of Yen Bai. However, it is also threatening many traditional cultural and economic activities, particularly the local handicraft of bamboo and rattan weaving of the Mong.

HCM City painters showcase colours of peace in virtual exhibition

The HCM City Fine Arts Association is hosting its first virtual exhibition themed Sac Mau Binh Yen (Colours of Peace) featuring works by 63 artists from the association.