the Asia Cultural Cooperation Forum (ACCF) 2011 that opened in Hong
Kong on Oct. 8 (VNA), said Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and
Tourism Le Khanh Hai said Vietnam has built a strategy to preserve and
bring into play values of intangible cultural heritages and vision to
The Vietnamese Government and people have promoted regional
and international cooperation and learnt experiences in the
conservation of culture of humanity, he said.
As a result,
activities to preserve intangible cultural heritages in Vietnam have
been expanded from building a legal system, enhancing financial
investment and educating young generations to building dossiers on
intangible cultural heritages for submission to the UNESCO for
Hai also acknowledged Vietnam is facing a number of
difficulties and challenges in the protection of intangible cultural
heritages such as the lack of professional staff and the community’s
involvement in conservation projects and programmes.
The ACCF 2011 themed “Intangible cultural heritages – Continuation and Enhancement” will last through Oct. 11.