Realising that the key force in preserving this national heritage are young people, Gia Lai cultural authority has attached great importance to engaging children and teenagers in gong sessions, as well as traditional folk singing and dancing classes.
This year Sri Lanka celebrates its 70th Anniversary of Independence and 48 years of formal diplomatic relations with Việt Nam. Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Việt Nam Hasanthi Urugodawatte Dissanayake shared a message with Việt Nam News readers about the mutual co-operation between two countries and the achievements of Sri Lanka in the recent years.
In days gone by, when elephants became ill they went into the forests to find herbs that would make them better.
Now, there are far fewer forests. Sometimes, elephants today are not as healthy as they once were long ago.
After initial trepidation, Thu Hằng sets aside the instant noodles she carried as insurance to enjoy chicken curry, living root bridges and other surprises in a remote Indian state that one has to visit at least once in a lifetime
A globe-trotting, crowd-packing exhibition exploring the many sides of David Bowie opens this weekend in its final venue of New York, also the last home of the late rock legend.
A festival honouring the worship of Tản Viên (the God of the Mountain), one of the Four Immortals in the Vietnamese legend, has been officially listed as one of Việt Nam’s national intangible cultural heritage.
In Lắk Commune in the Central Highlands province of Đắk Lắk, elephant doctor Đàng Đăng Long is fighting a desperate battle to not only keep overworked beasts alive, but to provide the right conditions for them to mate so that they do not die out. Giang Vương reports.
Jeju Island, located in the southernmost sea in Korea, is said to be abundant in rocks, wind and women.
When we conquered Seongsang Ilcholbong Peak, this is exactly what we witnessed.
While the erection of an electric fence has proven effective in resolving conflicts between wild elephants and people in this southeastern province, it is not a long-term solution, experts said.
Retired police officer Đặng Minh Tâm is passionate about preserving the artefacts of ethnic minorities from the Tây Nguyên (Central Highlands).