Don ca tai tu – an impromptu art performance
An impromptu art performance showing off the creativeness and artistry of the performers - the art of Don ca tai tu's music and songs in southern Vietnam - has earned an honor as a piece of the world’s intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
Hanoi hosts Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day
The ninth Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day was opened on November 19 in Hanoi for nationwide localities to share experience in preserving and promoting cultural and natural heritage values.
Vietnam elected to World Heritage Committee
Vietnam has been elected to the 21-member World Heritage Committee (WHC) of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) during the 2013-2017 tenure for the first time.
Ha Long bay among top 10 most dramatic coastlines
The prestigious US online magazine Huffington Post has listed Ha Long bay among the world’s 10 most dramatic coastlines.
Cultural Heritage Tourism Week of ethnic groups in Ha Giang Province 2013
(TITC) - From 19th to 23rd November 2013, People's Committee of Ha Giang Province will organize Cultural Heritage Tourism Week of ethnic groups in Ha Giang Province 2013 in districts of Quang Binh, Quan Ba, Yen Minh, Meo Vac and Dong Van. The event aims to honor the values of Ha Giang's intangible cultural heritage forms recognized as national intangible cultural heritage forms and contribute…
 High hopes for Vietnam tourism in 2013
Vietnam hopes to boost domestic tourism growth and attract more foreign visitors, when launching the 2013 tourism stimulation programme in HCM City on May 29. This year the tourism industry aims to serve 7.2 million foreigners and 35 million domestic tourists, developing Vietnam into an attractive and high quality tourist destination.
Int'l friends visit Co Loa Relics
Over 200 international delegates took part in a friendship spring travel to Co Loa Relics in Hanoi on March 9.
Folk woodcut painting craft to seek UNESCO recognition
A dossier outlining how to make Dong Ho folk woodcut paintings will be prepared for submission to UNESCO for recognition as an intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent safeguarding.
Ponagar Festival opens in Khanh Hoa
The Goddess Ponagar Festival 2010 opened in Nha Trang City of the central province of Khanh Hoa on May 5 or the 22nd day of the third lunar month, attracting more than 5,000 pilgrims of 100 delegations from surrounding provinces. At the opening ceremony, various traditional dances of Cham people were performed to honour the beauty of the Cham culture.
Tourist numbers jump during holiday
The number of visitors attracted to popular and well known Vietnamese tourist spots rose sharply during the Liberation Day holiday period, from April 30 to May 3.