Central Highlands provinces connect to boost tourism Travel

Central Highlands provinces connect to boost tourism

The provinces of Lam Dong, Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Gia Lai and Kon Tum have joined hands to develop infrastructure and design various kinds of tours to popularise regional culture to serve the 2014 national tourism year, themed “Central Highlands, Great Jungle”.
Politics

President attends opening of Da Lat tourism week

President Truong Tan Sang on December 27 attended the opening ceremony of the fifth Da Lat Culture and Tourism Week in the Central Highland province of Lam Dong, praising the city for its beauty and hospitality.
Society

Central Highlands culture, education in spotlight

The reality as well as the solutions to the protection and upholding of special cultural identities of ethnic groups in the Central Highlands, especially the space of Gong culture, were among topics discussed at a seminar in Kon Tum city on August 2.
Society

Vietnamese youth promote cultural traditions

Vietnamese youth with the cause of preserving and promoting traditional cultural values in the country’s renewal and integration process was the theme of a seminar in Hanoi on April 14.
Travel

Vietnam to promote tourism in Cambodia

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism will take part in the Travex’ 2011 in the Cambodian capital city of Phnom Penh from Jan.18-22 to popularize the nation’s tourism, according to the Hanoi Moi daily.
Dak Lak hangs on to vanishing heritage Culture - Sports

Dak Lak hangs on to vanishing heritage

The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak is being stripped of its cultural heritage as gongs, drums and many ancient hunting knives and tools are used to feed the thriving trade in ethnic antiques, officials warn.
VN moves to preserve ‘world heritage’ folk singing Culture - Sports

VN moves to preserve ‘world heritage’ folk singing

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on April 16 publicised a national action programme to preserve two UNESCO-recognised forms of Vietnamese folk singing in the 2010-2015 period.
On the day, the two cultural treasures received UNESCO certificates recognising “Quan Ho Bac Ninh” singing (Bac Ninh folk love duets) as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity and Ca Tru (ceremonial singing) as an Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding.