Culture - Sports

Hung Kings Temple Festival seeks UNESCO recognition

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Phu Tho People’s Committee are urgently completing a dossier to submit to UNESCO for recognition of the “Belief and Hung Kings Temple Festival” as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Travel

My Son tourism to drive socio-economic progress

The development of tourism at My Son heritage site will be a major motivation for socio-economic progress in Duy Xuyen district in the central province of Quang Nam in the coming years.
Society

UN urges investment in teachers for learning society in Vietnam

The United Nations has called on Vietnam to set up strategies on the development and management of teachers to provide enough qualified and devoted instructors for remote areas to meet the national target the universalisation of junior secondary education by 2010.
Politics

Vietnam elected again to UNESCO Executive Council

Vietnam has become a member of the UNESCO Executive Council for the 2009-2013 tenure after gaining 156 votes out of 178 ballots during the 35 th session of the UNESCO General Assembly in Paris on October 14.
Culture - Sports

Ca Tru added to Heritage List

Ca Tru (ceremonial singing) has been listed as a cultural heritage in need of urgent protection by the United Nation’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).
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.
Society

Ho Dynasty Citadel eyes world heritage status

The scientific file on the Ho Dynasty Citadel has been sent to Paris for consideration by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) as a world heritage site.
Society

Int’l volunteer campaign targets Ha Long heritage

An international volunteer campaign will be held in Ha Long City, north-eastern Quang Ninh province from August 15-28 as part of a series of programmes on preserving world heritage initiated by UNESCO and the COordianting Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVS).