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    Thua Thien – Hue Museum receives over 260 antiques

    NDO - The ThuaThien - Hue Museum of History in the central province of ThuaThien - Hue on April 24 received more than 260 antiques donated by 56 collectors from UNESCO Vietnam's Centre for research and conservation of antiquities.

    Cham cultural vestiges on show at Quang Nam heritage festival

    NDO - Artefacts of Cham culture and posters featuring Cham towers located throughout Vietnam’s central region are being displayed to the public as part of a heritage festival in Quang Nam province.

    Folk singing festival opens in Ha Tinh

    NDO - The fifth festival featuring Vi and Giam folk singing of Nghe Tinh, named an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO, kicked off in the central province of Ha Tinh on August 25.

    Youth long to promote nation’s history

    NDO—After three years, 10,000 copies of Ngan nam ao mu (A Thousand Years of Caps and Robes) by Tran Quang Duc have been sold—an impressive number for a history book. His friend, Nguyen Huu Su, is preparing to publish his book Lich su thu phap (History of Calligraphy). They are working on things they believe in.

    Spreading values of Mother Goddess Worship religion

    NDO – After three years with many field trips to various regions and meetings with cultural researchers, over 20 first episodes of the project ‘Vietnamese Mother – Mother Goddess Worship religion’ have been finished, initially bringing a basic and general view of the values of this religion – an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

    Protecting Minority Culture Through Workshop

    NDO/VNA – How to protect and bring into play the values of folk culture of ethnic minority groups in Vietnam was discussed at a workshop held at the National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi on December 14.

    Bringing Kim Hoang painting to the world

    NDO – Following more than one year of revivification this type of folk paintings has received the attention of the people, especially enthusiasts of traditional cultural values. Recently, Kim Hoang paintings and a number of wood-blocks of Kim Hoang paintings have been on display at a festival and an international workshop on woodcut paintings, as well as an exhibition on folk paintings printed from woodblocks, in the Republic of Korea (RoK).

    Phu Lam storehouse recognised as national art-architectural site

    NDO-The Phu Yen Provincial People’s Committee held a ceremony in Phu Yen province on September 22 to receive a certificate recognising “Lam Phu Lam” (Phu Lam storehouse) in Phu Lam ward of Tuy Hoa city as a national art-architectural site.

    Symposium highlights need to preserve and develop reformed theatre

    NDO - A symposium on the formation and development of Cai Luong (reformed theatre) art in Vietnam over the past 100 years was held in Ho Chi Minh City on April 28.

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