Cheo seeks UNESCO recognition as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity

Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha has approved the submission of a dossier to seek UNESCO recognition for “the art of Cheo” as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Tay people promote Luon Coi folk singing

Luon Coi folk singing of the Tay ethnic minority is recognized as a national intangible heritage. The Tay in Bao Lam district in the northern mountain province of Cao Bang have preserved their traditional culture, including Luon Coi singing, and promoted it as a unique tourist attraction.

Programme honours culture of Vietnamese ethnic groups

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will host a programme entitled ‘Cultural Days of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups’ at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in the Dong Mo tourism area of Son Tay Town, Ha Noi, from April 18 to 21.

Efforts to spread traditional cultural values on digital platforms

Amidst the explosion of modern audio-visual entertainment methods, many traditional art forms seem to be somewhat overshadowed. Is there any way to help the nation's unique traditional cultural values continue to spread and find a foothold in today's life?

Polish experts support archeological survey at My Son Sanctuary

It is the first time Polish experts from Warszawa University (Poland) have coordinated with the My Son Cultural Heritage Management Board to survey archeological site at My Son Sanctuary (QuangNam province), with using LiDAR technology.

Thang Long Imperial Citadel archaeological excavation continues

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism recently authorized the Thanh Long - Ha Noi Cultural Heritage Preservation Center to coordinate with the Institute of Archaeology on the excavation of the central area of the Thang Long Imperial Citadel in Ha Noi.

Phu Tho preserving cultural values of village communal houses in the community

From ancient times to the present, communal houses have been considered a community symbol of Vietnamese villages and an element of material culture. Preserving and promoting the cultural values of village communal houses means preserving and protecting the traditional values of Vietnamese villages and communes, as well as promoting traditional cultural resources in the new era.

Dien Bien Phu Victory Museum extends opening time at night

The opening time of the Dien Bien Phu Victory Museum will be extended on some evenings to meet the growing demand of visitors during the peak periods, especially during holidays, on April 30, May 1, the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory (May 7) and the Visit Vietnam Year - Dien Bien 2024.

Renewing craft village heritage for tourism development

In recent years, visitors to Vinh Long Province have been surprised by the ancient beauty of the "kingdom" of red ceramic bricks along the Thay Cai Canal and Co Chien River. During the 1980s, the province had nearly 3,000 brick kilns operating all year round, stretching nearly 30 kilometres, in Long Ho and Mang Thit Districts.

Vietnam seeks UNESCO title on two intangible cultural heritages

Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha has agreed on the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MOCST)’s proposal on the submission of dossiers on Mo Muong folk rites and the art of ‘Cheo’ folk singing to seek UNESCO recognition.