“Blessed Land”, a short film by director Pham Ngoc Lan is selected to screen at Berlin International Festival in 2019. (Photo: phunuvietnam.vn)

UNESCO, Vietnam Cinema Association jointly organise film making course

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Office in Vietnam and the Centre for Assistance and Development of Movie Talents under Vietnam Cinema Association will hold a course on non-profit film production with the enrolment taking place from September 6-30.
Restoration works started on Thai Hoa Palace: Hue

Restoration works started on Thai Hoa Palace: Hue

Thai Hoa Palace in Vietnam’s Hue Imperial Citadel has seen approvals for restoration works as the building is falling apart with time and severe weather. Archaeologists had worked non-stop while experts discuss the complications in preserving this ancient architectural complex.
Scientists are examining the geological value of Ly Son – Sa Huynh Global Geopark. (Photo: SGGP)

Global geopark project subject to discontinuation

The central province of Quang Ngai has just announced its intention of stopping the construction project of Ly Son – Sa Huynh Global Geopark, saying that it sees no clear socio-economic benefits. This plan has attracted many conflicting opinions from both domestic and international scientific communities.

A corner of Hoi An ancient city (Photo: VNA)

Activities to celebrate UNESCO recognition of Hoi An and My Son

Numerous activities will take place in central Quang Nam province to celebrate the 20th anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of the ancient town of Hoi An and My Son Sanctuary as world heritage sites, the 10th anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of Cu Lao Cham as a world biosphere reserve.
A Quan Ho performance on boat (Source: VNA)

Bac Ninh preserves and develops Quan Ho folk songs

Quan Ho love duet singing has been recognised by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage. Bac Ninh province has made efforts to preserve the art to implement commitments to UNESCO on conservation and development of Quan Ho.
Chief representative of UNESCO Office in Hanoi Michael Croft at the event (Source: VNA)

UNESCO launches environment project in Hanoi

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and development partners launched the project “For a World Without Waste” in Hanoi on October 17.