Culture - Sports

Festival bangs loud gong sound in Lam Dong

The value of gong culture, a distinctive feature of the Central Highlands and a piece of world intangible cultural heritage, is vividly cherished through a festival kicked off in the regional province of Lam Dong on April 24.
Culture - Sports

World Heritage treasure in Vietnam

Over the past two decades, eight sites and eight cultural practices in Vietnam have been inscribed in UNESCO’s lists of world tangible and intangible heritage, while four national documentary heritage were added to the Memory of the World list.
Proposal seeks UNESCO heritage status for Bai choi singing Culture - Sports

Proposal seeks UNESCO heritage status for Bai choi singing

Bai choi singing in the central provinces of Binh Dinh, Phu Yen and Quang Nam was listed as a national intangible cultural heritage in late August, a move expected to facilitate the application for recognition of the folk singing as a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage in 2016.
Culture - Sports

Hanoi preserves Ba Vi ethnic culture

The cultural life of ethnic minority people in Hanoi’s outlying Ba Vi district has seen positive changes after the one-year implementation of a project to preserve, restore and develop the culture of local ethnic groups in the 2013-2015 period.