For the 2006 – 2010, VND 4.5 trillion will be invested in the national target program on culture, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism announced.
|The gong culture of Vietnam's central highlands was named a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO (Photo:KK)|
The money will be used to build and equip data banks of the intangible cultural heritages at 15 localities in the country.
In addition, the government will provide VND100 – 200 million to collect and preserve intangible cultural heritages and will grant VND100 million for organizing a traditional festival.
The government will also provide money to build cultural houses, libraries and offer cinema projectors in remote areas, especially mountainous regions.