Culture - Sports

Saving Han-Nom heritage

The HCM City General Sciences Library will hold a cultural-heritage conference on preserving historic Han-Nom documents starting tomorrow.
Culture - Sports

Numerous celebrations to mark Hanoi liberation day

Numerous activities, including cultural and arts exhibitions, and performances will be held from Oct. 8-18 at the Hanoi ancient citadel relic to mark the 999 th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi and the 55 th liberation day of the capital city (Oct. 10).
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

Vietnam, France boost tourism cooperation

Deputy Director General of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) Hoang Thi Diep led a delegation to visit France from Sept. 20-27 to discuss bilateral cooperation programmes.
Travel

Quang Nam to promote culture tours

Central Quang Nam province will introduce its special culture and tourism potentials at the biggest ever Tourism Culture Week slated for the end of November in Hanoi, a provincial official said.
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Quang Nam builds new bridge

Construction of the Cua Dai bridge spanning the Thu Bon river kicked off on August 30 in the central province of Quang Nam in the presence of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.
Society

Handmade, primitive weapons to be showcased

An exhibition entitled “Handmade and Primitive Weapons – the Unique Military Cultural Heritage of Vietnam” will open at the Vietnam Military History Museum (VMHM) in Hanoi on September 1.
World

Asian countries promote cultural exchange

Asian countries have signed the ‘Ordos Initiative’ which stresses maintaining a common spiritual home in Asia and increasing cultural exchanges in the context of the global financial crisis.