Thousands of local people and visitors have flocked to Tien Du district in the northern province of Bac Ninh to attend the Lim festival, which honours Quan Ho (love duet singing) – the world intangible cultural heritage recognised by UNESCO.
The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the southern province of Binh Duong has decided to earmark more than VND 9.7 billion (USD 426,800) to protect the “don ca tai tu” art form (southern amateur singing) from 2018-2020, heard a local conference on March 21.
A 400-year-old village devastated by a tropical storm last October has gotten a facelift in the form of murals.
Minh Man, a prominent artist of ca Hue singing, passed away at her home in Hue City on Tuesday evening (March 13), aged 93.
“For such a long time, international friends have only spoken about water puppetry while they are talking about Vietnam’s arts of puppetry. However, I want to let them know that our country’s has a wealth of puppetry arts which are also wonderful.”
A giant maze was built on a field in Thach Ban ward (Long Bien District of Hanoi), with its walls made by hundreds of thousands of roses, hydrangeas and hong loc, etc. It is considered one of the largest flower mazes in Vietnam.
A museum in central Ha Tinh Province has announced the discovery of some Nagasaki metal coins (Japan) at archeological sites in the locality.
Despite its beauty and significant traditional value, the future of Lãnh Mỹ A silk remains uncertain as there are now only a few people pursuing production of this unique fabric.
In recent times, many projects for studying, promoting, and reproducing the nation’s history and traditional culture have been implemented by numerous young people, showing the younger generations’ pride for the country’s past.
A stone stele created during the reign of King Le Thai To (1428-1433) in the northwest mountainous border province of Lai Chau has been recognised as national treasure and the memorial site for the king has been listed as a national historical site.
Traditional textiles patterns of Hmong ethnic people in Sa Long commune, Muong Cha district, the northwestern province of Dien Bien, have been recognised as national intangible cultural heritage.
Various annual spring festivals have opened in the northern province of Quang Ninh in response to the National Tourism Year 2018 - Ha Long - Quang Ninh.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has visited the central province of Quang Tri where he asked the province to compile a dossier on the Vinh Moc war tunnels to seek UNESCO’s recognition as a world heritage site.
A festival honouring the worship of Tan Vien (the God of the Mountain), one of the Four Immortals in the Vietnamese legend, has been officially listed as one of the national intangible cultural heritage.
A festival dedicated to Mother Au Co – the legendary mother of Vietnam – opened in Hien Luong commune of Ha Hoa district, the northern province of Phu Tho, on February 22nd (or the seventh day of the first month of the Year of the Dog).
The Bai Dinh Pagoda Festival officially opened in Gia Vien district in the northern province of Ninh Binh on February 21st (the sixth day of the first lunar month), with the attendance of Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.
Vietnam boasts a wide range of intangible cultural heritages recognised by UNESCO.