Top ten cultural, sport and tourism events in 2017.
Bai Choi listed in world intangible cultural heritage list.
Maintaining and developing Xoan singing heritage in Phu Tho
Vietnam owns 12 UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage elements.
A week themed “Great National Unity – Vietnam’s Cultural Heritage” kicked off at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi on November 18.
The Vietnam Cuisine Culture Association made its official debut and held its first congress for 2017-2022 term in Ho Chi Minh City on October 11 with the mission of preserving and developing Vietnamese gastronomy and promoting it to the world.
An exhibition, featuring memories and facts collected from a journey to Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago last May, began in Hanoi on October 10.
More than 100 woodblocks and official documents under the Nguyen dynasty (1802-1945) demonstrating Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos are being exhibited in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.
Thai girl Nuttanan Naree has been named Miss Friendship of ASEAN this year.
The Organisation of Vietnam Records (VietKings) has announced dried shrimp made in the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau among 10 famous Vietnamese specialities in 2017.