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Dong Ho painting seeks UNESCO’s recognition

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has decided to add Dong Ho folk woodcut painting to the list of cultural heritages of Vietnam, that seek UNESCO’s recognition as world cultural heritage in 2012-2016. While waiting for the government’s approval, … Continue reading

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Ho Dynasty Citadel officially recognized as World Cultural Heritage

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on June 16 officially recognized Vietnam’s Ho Dynasty Citadel as the World Cultural Heritage. Mr. Eric Falt, UNESCO Assistance Director General for External Affairs and Public Information, presented the certificate to … Continue reading

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Xoan Singing Becomes a World Heritage

At the 6th meeting of UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Bali, Indonesia, the dossier of Xoan singing in Phu Tho Province, Vietnam was officially recognized as an Intangible Cultural Heritage in need of urgent … Continue reading

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