A seminar on the Great Physician Hai Thuong Lan Ong Le Huu Trac and the compilation of a dossier seeking UNESCO recognition for the progenitor of Vietnam’s traditional medicine was held by the Ministry of Health in Hanoi on August 2.
The People’s Committee of Binh Dinh Province on March 24 has proposed the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism to approve a dossier on Binh Dinh traditional martial arts to submit UNESCO for the recognition of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
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.
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 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.