Exhibition affirming sovereignty over Paracel and Spratly held

An exhibition on Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos entitled “Quang Ngai – Hoang Sa, Truong Sa: History of Vietnam’s sovereignty over sea and islands” was opened by the Quang Ngai’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism on January 29.
UNESCO gives nod to “Quan Ho” Culture - Sports

UNESCO gives nod to “Quan Ho”

“Quan Ho Bac Ninh” singing (Bac Ninh folk love duets) has been recognised as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity at the fourth session of the UNESCO International Committee, in Abu Dhabi , the capital of the United Arab Emirates.
Culture - Sports

Theatrical ancestors worshipped

The royal Theatre Troupe of the Hue Monuments Conservation Centre honoured the ancestors of tuong (classical theatre) at the theatre’s ancestral temple on Sept. 3 by performing original worshipping rituals.

Tourists return historic edicts

Ten Vietnamese royal honour-conferring edicts have been given back to the Vietnam History Association by American tourists.
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Court music strikes renewed chord

A five-year national project to restore Nha Nhac (court music) ended on July 21 when the Hue Relics Conservation Centre surveyed more than 30 musicians’ costumes which had been restored under the project.