Nguyen Kings historical records displayed

Nguyen Kings historical records displayed

(VOVworld)- An exhibition featuring woodblocks and official administrative papers of the Nguyen Kings has opened in Hanoi. The exhibition is part of activities to honor Vietnam’s documentary heritage...
Tug-of-war becomes world heritage

Tug-of-war becomes world heritage

(VOVworld) - Vietnam’s folk game tug-of-war and its ritual was recognized as a multinational project for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO at the 10th session of the...
Thang Long Royal Citadel and heritage promotion

Thang Long Royal Citadel and heritage promotion

(VOVworld)- The Thang Long Royal Citadel was recognized as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO five years ago.  Many archaeological research activities have been carried out to evaluate, preserve,...
30th Mekong Delta Photographic Festival

30th Mekong Delta Photographic Festival

(VOVworld)- The Mekong River Delta is Vietnam’s largest rice growing area. Its beautiful landscapes, zigzagging canals, floating markets and diverse cultural traditions, the region have inspired a lot of...
Promoting Hue singing- a national heritage

Promoting Hue singing- a national heritage

(VOVworld)- Hue singing has been recognized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as a national intangible cultural heritage. Many efforts have been made to preserve and promote this...
Vietnamese puppetry internationally recognized

Vietnamese puppetry internationally recognized

(VOVworld)- The puppet play “Dances of the Night Queen” by the Vietnam Puppetry Theatre won the Gold Medal at the 4th International Puppetry Festival held in Hanoi last week. At the...
Hat cua dinh- Folk singing of Quang Ninh province

Hat cua dinh- Folk singing of Quang Ninh province

(VOVworld)- “Cua dinh” folk singing also called “nha to” folk singing in Quang Ninh province has been recognized as a national intangible cultural heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports...
5th Vietnam International Book Fair

5th Vietnam International Book Fair

(VOVworld)- The 5th Vietnam International Book Fair in Hanoi attracted a large number of Vietnamese and foreign readers. The event created an opportunity to increase cooperation between Vietnamese and foreign...
Bac Kan’s efforts to preserve Then singing

Bac Kan’s efforts to preserve Then singing

(VOVworld) - The “Then” singing of Vietnam’s Tay and Nung ethnic minority groups is of particular importance to people in the northeast region. Bac Kan, one of Vietnam’s cradles of...
Old books encourage reading habit

Old books encourage reading habit

(VOVworld) – The third annual old book festival has been held in Hanoi drawing number of readers and book collectors from across Vietnam. 12 publishing houses participated. Lan Anh reports
Untold stories of wars

Untold stories of wars

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam Union Literature and Arts Associations presented awards to winning works of a contest on the revolutionary and resistance wars from 1930 to 1975. 80 prize-winning works of literature, cinematography, music...
Ho Chi Minh City preserves southern folk singing

Ho Chi Minh City preserves southern folk singing

(VOVworld)- Don ca tai tu – southern folk music - was recognized as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2013. Since then, Ho Chi Minh City has been organizing activities...