NDO – Vietnam has added 11 more cultural icons to the list of national intangible cultural heritage, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
NDO/VNA – The art of folk singing alongside drums, hat trong quan in Vietnamese, started in Bui Xa village, in today’s Thuan Thanh district, the northern province of Bac Ninh, in the 13th century, but locals still practise the art.
NDO – Located along the bank of Tra Bong river, My Thien village in Chau O town, Binh Son district, Quang Ngai province has more than 200-years of history making pottery.
The Hanoitimes - The program aims at honoring Ao dai as Vietnam’s intangible cultural heritage.
NDO – Gongs are typical musical instruments of the Thai, O Du and H’mong ethnic people in the mountainous district of Tuong Duong, Nghe An Province. The instruments are also an indispensable part in the locals’ traditional festivals and celebrations. The traditional practice of gongs has been well preserved thanks to whole-hearted efforts of local elders and patriarchs.
NDO - ‘Then’, traditional ritual practice in the spiritual life of Tay, Nung and Thai ethnic minority people in Vietnam, has been inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, reaffirming the cultural diversity of Vietnam.
NDO – The Prime Minister has elected to recognise an additional seven special national heritages nationwide.
NDO –An exhibition entitled ‘Calligraphy of Nguyen dynasty Kings’ opened in Hanoi on January 3 as an event to celebrate the Vietnam Archives Day.
NDO/VNA – The Red River delta province of Bac Ninh has made efforts to preserve the art of Quan Ho love duet singing to implement commitments to UNESCO on conservation and development of the folk art, which has been recognised by UNESCO as part of the world’s intangible cultural heritage.
NDO – The discovery and excavation of Bach Dang stake ground in Lien Khe commune, Thuy Nguyen district, Hai Phong city is an important piece of evidence which helps provide further traces back to the great Bach Dang Victory in 1288, experts have said.