Up to 22 capital and cities around the world and foreign embassies in Vietnam have registered to take part in activities marking 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi that will be held later this year.
Hanoi has received UNESCO’s certificate recognising 82 stone steles in the Temple of Literature as World Documentary Heritage. The stele engraved with doctoral records during the Le and Mac dynasties (1442-1779) were recognised at the annual meeting of the Committee for World Memory in Asian-Pacific in Macao, China in mid March.
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) is calling on local and foreign individual and organizations to make a new logo and slogan for marketing activities of the country’s tourism in the 2011-2015 period, an official said.
The northern province of Bac Giang is working with several state agencies to put forward a case for the treasure of Buddhist prayer woodblocks in Vinh Nghiem Pagoda to be recognised by UNESCO as a World Documentary Heritage.