The D​o S​on Buffalo Fighting Festival was recognised as national intangible cultural heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in 2013 ​(Photo: VNA)

Buffalo fighting festival may lose heritage status

The Do Son Buffalo Fighting Festival in the northern city of Hai Phong will lose national intangible heritage status if its organising process does not fulfill its safety commitments, according to a report submitted by the Agency of Grassroots Culture to Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien.