Unique 400-year-old whale worshiping ritual in Vietnam
A whale worshiping ritual has been continuously preserved by local residents of Canh Duong fishing village in the central province of Quang Binh for the past 400 years.    
Southern city acquaints visitors with traditional art forms
A programme to entertain tourists with several genres of traditional music like tai tu, vong co and cai luong has been launched in Can Tho City.
Traditional wedding of Bahnar ethnic people
‘Po Koong’ (wedding), an important ceremony of the Bahnar people, has recently been introduced to visitors at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi within the…
Photo capturing Hanoi street vendor wins international award
A photo capturing a flower street vendor by Vietnamese photographer Nguyen Phuc Thanh was among winners of the National Awards at the Sony World Photography Awards 2022.
Ethnic women in Central Highlands work to preserve quintessence of brocade
During his childhood, Nhan Dan people’s journalist Uong Thai Bieu, used to listen to his grandmother singing folk songs while she was working on the loom. After years living far from his hometown, the dear image of his beloved grandmother has still been alive in his memory.
Bringing Hue ao dai to Australia
From the passion for the ao dai, Nguyen Giang Thanh, a Hue girl, and her associates founded VietCharm, with the aims to promote and spread Hue ao dai in Australia.
Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da victory celebrated
An art programme entitled “Forever Echoing the Spirit of Tay Son” was held in Ho Chi Minh City on February 5 (the fifth day of the Lunar New Year), to mark the 233 rd anniversary of the Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da victory, over the Chinese Qing invaders.
Worship of Kitchen Gods - beautiful custom of Tet
Worshipping “Ong Cong, Ong Tao” (Land Genie and Kitchen Gods) is a long-standing custom of great significance as it symbolises the farewell to all bad things of the old year to help people relaxedly enter a new year of peace and happiness.
Hanoi programme reproduces ancient Tet customs
A programme is taking place in Duong Lam ancient village in Son Tay town, Hanoi, reproducing the traditional rituals, activities and customs during Tet (Lunar New Year) Festival.
Vietnam has five new special national relics
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam recently signed a decision to recognise five relic sites as special national ones.
Storing 3D-digital data of Hue heritage status quo
Thanks to the 3D-scanning application, data of the status quo of architectural works in Hue heritage complex were obtained and stored. These data are used for conservation as well as for virtual reality (VR) tours.
Khanh Hoa: Joining hands to preserve cultural heritages
The year 2021 marked the efforts of Khanh Hoa Provincial Association of Cultural Heritage and Spiritual Tourism Preservation with many professional and social activities, which have contributed to the preservation of cultural heritages in the province.
Preservation and promotion of Xam singing strengthened in modern life
 Among the folklore art treasure, Xam singing (ballads sung by wandering blind musicians) is a music form full of humanity and possessing many unique values, both in terms of contents and arts. However, in modern life, Xam singing is facing the risk of extinction, requiring early measures to protect and recover the traditional art form.
Cultural value popularisation helps raise Vietnam's status in int’l arena
Proactively popularising Vietnam's cultural values to the world and bringing into play the soft power of culture is helping promote the country’s status in the international arena, and is one of the targets determined in the cultural development strategy until 2030.
Children's Tet paintings celebrate New Year
A selection of 57 paintings by children are on display at the New Spring – New Artworks exhibition in celebration of the coming Tet (Lunar New Year) holidays in the central city of Da Nang.