Officials from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and representatives from the central province of Ninh Thuan met with delegates from other countries over the weekend to discuss a Cham pottery village’s application for UNESCO status.
Local authorities in Huế have the ambitious plan of developing the city into the gastronomy capital of Việt Nam to boost tourism.
Nine localities of the central region of Việt Nam attended a ceremony in Bình Định Province for the formal reception of UNESCO recognition of bài chòi art as an item of world intangible cultural heritage.
Tunisia — Tunisia plans to seek UNESCO World Heritage status for the island of Djerba, site of Africa’s oldest synagogue and an annual Jewish pilgrimage, its culture minister said on Sunday.
Rio de Janeiro, nicknamed the Marvelous City, officially entered the UN's list of world heritage sites Tuesday in recognition of its soaring granite cliffs, urban rainforest and beaches.
Việt Nam has gained two more UNESCO world heritage items following a consensus at the 7th Memory of the World Committee for Asia and Pacific summit.