According to Ha Giang provincial People’s Committee, the province will organize a ceremony on September 16th 2012 to receive the decision of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on recognizing Hoang Su Phi terraced fields as national heritage.
According to the People’s Committee of Lao Cai City, an ancient banian tree located in Thuong (upper) Temple, a famous spiritual landscape in Lao Cai Ward has been acknowledged as Vietnam’s heritage tree by the Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment (VACNE), reports VietnamPlus.
The central province of Thua Thien – Hue has set a target of welcoming between 2 and 2.5 million visitors during the National Tourism Year 2012 for the North Central Region, with a series of cultural activities, tourist products and new infrastructure.
(TITC) – On 24th July 2012, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MoCST) and the Quang Ninh People’s Committee held an int'l conference on “preserving and developing the values of Ha Long Bay world natural heritage - new vision” in Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province.
The Vietnam Culture Heritage Association coordinated with the Vietnam Heritage Magazine to launch a photo contest titled “Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards’ for local and foreign photographers living in the country, aged 18 and above.