(QNO) - The ceremony of receiving the UNESCO’s recognition certificate for the art of Bai Choi in Central Vietnam as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity was organized in Hoi An city (Quang Nam province) by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Vietnam in coordination with the People’s Committees of Quang Nam province and of Hoi An city on May 7.
|One of the ceremony rituals.|
|Vice Chairman Thanh gives a speech at the ceremony.|
Speaking at the ceremony, Vice Chairman Le Tri Thanh stated the art of Bai Choi in Central Vietnam recognized as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO showed the international respect for the art of Bai Choi, the great efforts of Vietnam in general and of localities in Central Vietnam in particular in conserving this valuable intangible heritage. Local people are very proud of this recognition and responsible for protect the heritage. On the behalf of local authorities and people, Vice Chairman Thanh thanked for the great contribution of international organizations, Central agencies, artists and residents to the UNESCO’s recognition for the Bai Choi art as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
|Representatives, local people and tourists at the ceremony.|
|The local artists performing Bai Choi are honoured at the event.|
|Chairman of Quang Nam People’s Committee Dinh Van Thu offers the leader of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism the recognition certificate.|
|A representative of UNESCO in Vietnam congratulates leaders of Quang Nam Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and performers. |
|Leaders of Quang Nam province offer certificates to Bai Choi writers and singers, leaders of cultural agencies in the province.|
|Exchange performance between old and young talent singers of Bai Choi art.|
|Spectators are very impressed by the performance of Bai Choi.|
|Chairman Thu gives flowers to young talent of Bai Choi singing.|