An overview of Ly Son island, off the coast of Quang Ngai province (Photo: VNA)

Geo-Park earmarked for recognition

The Ly Son-Sa Huynh Geo-Park has been listed in the dossier for UNESCO recognition, and the organisation can send an evaluation mission in 2020, general secretary of the Global Geoparks Network and chairperson of the UNESCO Global Geoparks Council, Guy Martini, confirmed in an email early this week.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends the ceremony.  (Photo: TTXVN)

Ceremony marks UNESCO recognition of Bai Choi singing

A ceremony receiving UNESCO certificate of recognition for ‘Bai choi’ singing as part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity was held at the Nguyen Tat Thanh Square in Quy Nhon City, in the central coastal province of Binh Dinh on May 5.
Bai choi is often seen at local spring festivals and resembles a game, using playing cards and village huts. (Source: VNA)

Bai Choi singing wins UNESCO recognition

Bai Choi singing, a folk music genre practised in Vietnam’s central region, has been added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, according to the Department of Cultural Heritage under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.