Go Thanh collection of elephant-shaped gold leaves recognised as national treasure
A ceremony was held in the Mekong River Delta Province of Tien Giang on April 8 to receive the Prime Minister’s decision on recognising the Go Thanh collection of elephant-shaped gold leaves, dating from the 6th-8th century, as a national treasure.
Hanoi’s millennium-old bell named national treasure
A bronze bell dating back to the 10th century at Nhat Tao Communal House in Dong Ngac ward, Hanoi’s Bac Tu Liem district, was recently recognised as a national treasure.
Le Loi stele named as national treasure
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…
Con Son-Kiep Bac Spring Festival opened
The Con Son-Kiep Bac 2018 Spring Festival opened at Con Son Pagoda in the northern province of Hai Duong on March 3 attracting hundreds of people.
Tay Ninh wants sculpture declared as national treasure
Authorities of southern Tay Ninh province have submitted a dossier to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, asking for an ancient stone sculpture to be recognised as a national treasure.
Cannons pegged as national treasure
The central city of Da Nang has proposed that a collection of 11 cannons unearthed at the Dien Hai Citadel between 1979 and 2008 be recognised as a national treasure.
Bas-relief of the nation’s father Lac Long Quan recognised as national treasure
The Thanh Oai district People’s Committee in Ha Noi held a ceremony in Binh Da village, Binh Minh commune on April 12 to receive the Prime Minister’s decision recognising the bas-relief of the nation’s Legendary Father Lac Long Quan as a national treasure.
Huyen Thien Tran Vu Statue recognised as national treasure
The Huyen Thien Tran Vu statue in the Tran Vu Temple in Thach Ban Ward, Long Bien District, Ha Noi was announced as a precious national object at a ceremony held by the district People’s Committee on April 9.
Ha Noi restores 82 doctoral steles at Temple of Literature
Ha Noi authorities are restoring 82 stone tablets recording the royal examinations held under the Le-Mac dynasties (1442-1779) placed at Van Mieu (the Temple of Literature) and Quoc Tu Giam (Viet Nam’s first national university).
Twelve artefacts gain new status
The Prime Minister just signed a decision to bestow the title of "national treasure" to 12 objects of unique national heritage. Here's the rundown of the newly recognised treasure.
Statue set for national recognition
The central province of Quang Nam has proposed that the Mukhalinga, a statue of the Hindu god Shiva that was unearthed at the My Son Sanctuary site in 2012, is officially recognised as a national treasure.
Old stone stele in Ha Nam added to national treasure
The Sung Thien Dien Linh stele – a prominent Buddhist exhibit under the Ly dynasty (1009-1225) that is placed in front of Long Doi Son pagoda in Duy Tien district of northern Ha Nam province has been recognised as a national treasure.
Cuba brings traditional music to northern audiences
Cuba’s traditional music band Los Tradicionales will offer northern audiences their performances after taking part in the Hue Festival 2010.
Saigontourist welcomes seafaring tourists to Vietnam
The Saigontourist Travel Company welcomed 450 foreign tourists and crew who joined the five-star cruise liner “Columbus” on January 12. The ship’s passengers were predominantly German.