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Hue seeks national heritage status

Update: July, 12/2012 - 10:08

THUA THIEN – HUE — Authority of Hue City has approved an application asking the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to recognise Hue traditional music as a national intangible cultural heritage.

The application features 36 tunes, including 23 used widely across the country and recorded in films and various albums.

The national recognition is a preparatory step to seek the World Intangible Cultural Heritage status from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).-VNS

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