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Ministry vows to improve management of festivals

Society

Ministry vows to improve management of festivals

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and local authorities have pledged to join forces to boost the management and organisation of cultural festivities across the country, with the aim to prevent commercialisation and distortion of history.

Xoan singing has been saved: UNESCO

Culture - Sports

Xoan singing has been saved: UNESCO

Xoan singing, a folk music genre in Vietnam, has been removed from UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding and added to the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Bai Choi singing wins UNESCO recognition

Culture - Sports

Bai Choi singing wins UNESCO recognition

Bai Choi singing, a folk music genre practised in Vietnam’s central region, has been added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, according to the Department of Cultural Heritage under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.