JavaScript is off. Please enable to view full site.

Vietnam ministries discuss intangible heritage education in schools

Friday, March 27, 2015, 19:20 GMT+7
Vietnam ministries discuss intangible heritage education in schools

Around 60 experts from Vietnam and 13 other Asia-Pacific countries have recently gathered in Hanoi for a regional conference to discuss educating intangible heritage in schools.

At the event held on March 24 by the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism and UNESCO, the educational ministry said it has guided a pilot program using cultural heritage in education in seven localities across the country since 2013.

However, according Nguyen Van Huy, member of a project titled “Heritage Education in Vietnamese Schools” sponsored by UNESCO, most projects to bring cultural heritage into schools in recent years have not been very efficient due to several obstacles, such as the lack of heritage information sharing from cultural agencies.

View full script here  


Read more




Experience summer sand-boarding in Mui Ne

Sand-boarding, a popular activity amongst local children in the coastal tourism town of Mui Ne in south-central Vietnam, is attracting hundreds of tourists to the Red Sand Dunes

Young maple trees given better protection as Hanoi enters rainy season

The trees are currently growing well, with green leaves and healthy branches.

Hunting skinks for food in southern Vietnam

Skink meat is known to be soft, tasty, and highly nutritious.

Vietnamese-made app allows people to grow real veggies via smartphone

Nguyen Thi Duyen, a young engineer in Hanoi, developed the app and its related services to help busy people create their own veggie gardens.

Chinese tourists hit by Vietnamese over dine and dash

Four Chinese were reportedly injured, with one having a broken arm.

Latest news