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Exhibition to honour 20 painters delayed due to COVID-19
Exhibition to honour 20 painters delayed due to COVID-19
Hanoi (VNA) – The complicated developments of COVID-19 has forced the postponement of an exhibition to honour 20 painters, which was slated for April this year. An art work by painter Thanh Chuong (Source: internet) The Department of Exhibition Photography and Fine Arts under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has sent a notice to artists and agencies...
Ancient Dien Hai Citadel to be restored
Ancient Dien Hai Citadel to be restored
Da Nang (VNA) - A fund of 84 billion VND (3.6 million USD) has been reserved for the conservation of the ruined Dien Hai Citadel in the central city of Da Nang in 2020. An entrance to the ruined Dien Hai Citadel in Da Nang city (Photo: VNA) The city’s Culture and Sports department said the fund will be...
Artists create posters to help COVID-19 fight
Artists create posters to help COVID-19 fight
Hanoi (VNA) - Fourteen of the best posters from a competition held by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism's Culture Department will be used to promote good hygiene and prevent the spread of COVID-19. A poster by Hanoi-artist Luu Yen The — (Photo: vietnamnet.vn) The department will print four posters and produce about 1,000 CDs containing all the...
Vietnam Ancestral Global Day to be celebrated online due to COVID-19
Vietnam Ancestral Global Day to be celebrated online due to COVID-19
Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Ancestral Global Day will be celebrated online due to the complicated developments of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). Commemoration of Hung Kings, the legendary nation founders (Photo: VNA) Founded in 2015, the non-profit socio-cultural project aims to strengthen the great national unity and promote Vietnam’s intangible cultural heritage...
Provincial leader works with Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism
Provincial leader works with Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism
(LSO) - A delegation of the provincial People’s Committee led by its Vice Chairman Duong Xuan Huyen on March 17 had a working session with the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism on the implementation of the department’s tasks in 2020. According to reports presented at the meeting, in the first quarter of 2020, the Department of Culture, Sports...
Youngsters make video to spread COVID-19 information to minorities
Youngsters make video to spread COVID-19 information to minorities
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - A video clip by two young people is helping members of the Mong ethnic minority learn about COVID-19, providing accurate and useful information to prevent the spread of the virus. Khang A Tua (second from the right) at WeChoiceAward 2019. (Photo kenh14.vn) In the 15 minute-clip called Kab Mob Coronavirus – COVID-19 (How to Prevent Coronavirus...
Preserving paleontological sites in Lang Son
Preserving paleontological sites in Lang Son
(LSO) - Paleontological sites are places of naturally-formed animal and plant fossils that can be layers of soil, rock or sediment in caves. Such relics are often found in areas with early geological formation and mountainous regions with caves with favourable conditions for the development of ancient species, like Lang Son, Thai Nguyen, Ninh Binh, Yen Bai, Nghe An...
Traditional vocal heritage on YouTube
Traditional vocal heritage on YouTube
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) – Xam Ha Thanh (Hanoi buskers’ singing group) has recently published various videos of traditional xam singing. A scene in a video posted on Xam Ha Thanh's Youtube channel. (Photos taken from Youtube) Each clip features a song with people acting out the lyrics. The song Tu Vi Ha Thanh (Hanoi’s Best Delicacies), for example, has been...
Bac Ninh completes dossier on Dong Ho folk painting genre
Bac Ninh completes dossier on Dong Ho folk painting genre
Hanoi (VNA) – The northern province of Bac Ninh has completed a dossier seeking UNESCO’s inclusion of the making of Dong Ho folk paintings in the list of intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent safeguarding. "Blindman's buff", a work of the Dong Ho folk painting genre (Photo: VNA) The provincial People’s Committee has proposed the Ministry of Culture,...
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