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.

Ambassador Pham Sanh Chau (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam runs for UNESCO Director-General position

Ambassador Pham Sanh Chau, assistant to the Foreign Minister, presented his action plan as a candidate for the post of UNESCO General-Director to the Executive Board of UNESCO and ambassadors of the organisation’s member countries on April 27.