Hopes in future generations


(QNO) - Quang Nam young generation is considered to be well-prepared enough to take over the task of heritage conservation, restoration and promotion.

Local employees working in My Son Sanctuary
Local employees working in My Son Sanctuary

Skillful staffs

The Quang Nam training centre for conservation of cultural heritages is expected to be good at providing trainees with professional and methodical knowledge of heritage restoration. It was founded in 2017. After 3 years of working, the centre has provided over 40 people for heritage restoration in Quang Nam. It is the first place of Vietnam that can train heritage restoration staff, which is the pride of Quang Nam.

According to Deputy Chairman of the Quang Nam provincial People’s Committee Tran Van Tan, Quang Nam is always concerned about the next generation, especially those in heritage conservation and restoration. They have been trained professionally and methodically, so they have enough knowledge to protect, preserve, restore and promote the heritages in Quang Nam, keep them from endangered status.

Dr. Patricia Zolese, an Italian expert believes in the locals’ roles in heritage conservation. So, it is necessary to improve the capacities of heritage management and conservation.

Mr. Phan Ho, Head of My Son Sanctuary Management Board said that during the time of working with domestic and international experts in heritage restoration, My Son has a staff of nearly 70 members who have enough knowledge and skills to restore Cham heritages.

Dedication and responsibility

In Hoi An, a staff of 33 members has been working together to look for and soon process the relics degraded. They are the bridge between local residents and authorities in the management and preservation of heritages. Moreover, some companies specializing in restoration of ancient houses and relics were born in the city, providing the city with a large number of restorers. In addition, socialization of conservation and restoration helps solve the problem of degraded ancient houses in Hoi An.

At present, besides a new generation of young people with professional skills in heritage conservation and restoration, there are other staffs who are specializing in cultural and artistic research. All of them are a stable base on which cultural heritages are conserved and promoted, contributing to local socio-economic development.