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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A ‘Youth Innovative Ideas for an Ocean without Plastic’ programme was launched in Hanoi on July 14 to boost the key role the youth play in developing ideas and implementing initiatives to deal with plastic waste in the ocean.
The ancient city of Hoi An, in the central province of Quang Nam, topped the list of 15 best cities in Asia in a recent readers’ vote of the US travel magazine Travel & Leisure.