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Hội Di sản Văn hóa Việt Nam
The Cultural Heritage Association of Vietnam [en]
19 Ngọc Hà
Ba Đình
Hà Nội
VIET NAM
URL: http://www.hoidisan.vn/
Tel.: (+84) 373 43 592

Accreditation request No. 90212: English
Decision-making meeting: 4.GA - 2012

Year of creation: 2004
Domain(s):

- oral traditions and expressions
- performing arts
- social practices, rituals and festive events
- knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe
- traditional craftsmanship

Safeguarding measures:

- identification, documentation, research (including inventory-making)
- preservation, protection
- promotion, enhancement
- transmission, (non-)formal education
- revitalization

Main countries where active:

Viet Nam

Objectives:
The Cultural Heritage Association of Vietnam is a socio-occupational association, assembling Vietnamese organizations, individuals operating occupation or having ardour fervour for cultural heritage to protect and promote cultural values, meeting people's cultural increasing demand, building and developing the advanced culture deeply stamped with national characteristics of Vietnam, contributing to World cultural heritage treasure, enhancing state administration efficiency, improving People's responsibilities for protecting and promoting cultural values under Cultural Heritage Law. The Association operates nationwide under State management and patronage of Ministry of Culture - Sport and Tourism. It has relations with domestic and international organizations, individuals.

Its organizations and activities are implemented in principles: voluntary, self-government, self-paying up expenditure; democratic centralism, collective leadership, individual responsibility, decisions made by majority, observing Vietnam Laws and the Association Regulations.

It operates independently, has legal entity, its own stamps and bank account. The head office is located in Hanoi and has representatives offices in some provinces, cities.
Activities:
The Cultural Heritage Association of Vietnam has many branches on nationwide. Most of them take part in safeguarding intangible cultural heritage. Working as the Central association, we indirectly engage in this activity. To serve the mission of safeguarding intangible cultural heritage, one of our important tasks is to do scientific criticism.

The association also co-operates to hold meetings, scientific conferences, workshops etc with a view to confirm values of beautiful spots, vestiges to submit to related authorized bodies for their consideration and confirmation and then give suitable measures to protect and promote. Some of the scientific conferences that we have organized are: Preserving and Promoting values of the World Natural Heritage Ha Long Bay; Identifying Cultural Heritage Values of Hoa Lu Ancient Capital and Trang An Ecotourist
site; Tam Dao - Cultural Heritage and Tourist potential, Management of Folk Festivals, etc. When hosting these conferences, the Association gathered many concerned scientists in such fields as: archaeology, environment, biology, geography etc and certainly most of representatives are from cultural management bodies.

Since its establishment in 2004, the Cultural Heritage Association of Vietnam has cooperated with various organizations and state bodies to celebrate important events. Every year, the Association cooperates with Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism and Vietnam Exhibition Centre for Culture and Art to hold Cultural Heritage Day (November 23rd). These activities create great impacts on abig number of cultural cadres as well as the public. In 2007, the Association collaborated with the Vietnamese Cultural Heritage Joint Stock Company to carry out a program of "Moon for Children" in Mid Autumn for excellent pupils in Da Nang city. On the occasion of the intangible cultural heritage element Quan Ho folk Songs was inscribed onto the Representative List and Ca Tru Singing onto the Urgent Safeguarding List by UNESCO, the Cultural Heritage
Association of Vietnam and Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism organized a meeting among related communities. This event has highly raised awareness and pround of the Vietnamese people in general and the communities in particular.
Cooperation:
After over 6 years of operation, the Cultural Heritage Association has admitted a big numbers of members from provinces, cities on nationwide who come from various institutions and social organizations, including: cadres from 64 provincial departments of culture, sport and tourism, museums, vestige management boards, etc. Most of them are whole-hearted people for cultural heritage. They are experienced in working on cultural heritage field and actively involving in protecting and promoting material and immaterial cultural heritage values.

The Association is one of the pioneers in operating under socio-occupational model. Without governmental sponsor, the Association operates in principles of "voluntary, selfgovernment, self-paying up expenditure" with a view to enhance state administration, improve people's responsibilities to take part in protecting and promoting cultural heritage values in the spirit of the Law on Cultural heritage and the 2003 UNESCO convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. Cooperation on the
base of mutual respect with communities, groups or individuals, the Association is representative for the voice of people in protecting values of cultural heritage, especially intangible cultural heritage. The cooperation between Association and cultural bearers who are maintaining and transmiting intangible cultural heritage is in the spirit of mutual respect and interactive relations with the communities. The cultural bearers themselves are members of the Cultural heritage Association of Vietnam. They are directly involving in protecting and promoting cultural heritage values under the direction and consultancy of the Association, in line with the Vietnamese laws and the Association's regulations.
Trung tâm Nghiên cứu, Hỗ trợ và Phát triển Văn hoá (A&C)
Center for Research, Support and Development of Culture - A&C [en]
No 12, lane 847
Hong Ha street
Hoan Kiem Dist
Hanoi
VIET NAM
URL: www.acartculture.org.vn
Tel.: + 84 4 39310214

Accreditation request No. 90131: English
Decision-making meeting: 3.GA - 2010

Year of creation: 2005
Domain(s):

- oral traditions and expressions
- performing arts
- social practices, rituals and festive events
- knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe
- traditional craftsmanship

Safeguarding measures:

- identification, documentation, research (including inventory-making)
- preservation, protection
- promotion, enhancement
- transmission, (non-)formal education
- revitalization

Main countries where active:

Australia, Cambodia, China, Japan, Lao People's Democratic Republic, United States of America

Objectives:
The Center for Research, Support and Development of Culture, abbreviated A&C, an organization whose objectives is research, consultancy, support, development and coordination for cooperation between individuals, arts organizations, communities and counterparts in arts and cultural sectors. The Center operates as “extended arms” of Vietnam’s culture and arts sectors for the development of arts and culture.
One of the Center's primary objectives is to work with other professors, reseachers, managers, commnunities and institutes in researching, safeguarding cultural heritage. Not only aims at preserving cultural heritage, the Centre also attempts to develop and revitalise the cultural heritage in comtemporary time by promoting its new forms of creativity of cultural heritage.

Activities:
One of A&C's recent projects is the project of researching and collecting cultural heritage of people and commutnities in human ecological environment of Thai Nguyen Province. In this project, the center carried out researches relating to this theme and organised intensive training courses on methods and techniques of researching, collecting and safeguarding cultural heritage to the staff of The Museum of Ethic Minorities' Cultures of Thai Nguyen province. In addition the Center has coordinated a project of developing arts and cultural management curricula at MA and BA levels, including the compiling of heritage management curriculum to teach for students at a lot of universities in Vietnam, such as Hanoi University of Culture and Ho Chi Minh City University of Culture. The Centre plays an important role in co-ordinating the "Summer school" training courses in Museums management for leaders of Vietnam museums.
To carry out the safeguarding intangible heritage objective, the Center has some experts in the field of cultural heritage such as:
Prof. Nguyen Dinh Quang PhD
Prof. Nguyen Van Huy PhD
BA. Le Ngoc Thuy
Asso.Prof.Le Hong Ly PhD
Asso.Prof. Ngo Duc Thinh PhD
MA. Tran Hau Yen The
MA. Do Thi Thanh Thuy
MA. Nguyen Thi Anh Quyen
PhD. Bui Quang Thang
The Centre works closely with the staff of Vietnam Museum of Ethnology and staff of Hanoi University of Culture, Ho Chi Minh City University of Culture to conduct training activities in cultural heritage management.
Cooperation:
Up to now, the Centre had 4 year working experience in researching, organising training courses and promoting cultural heritage in Vietnam. The Center work in a close collaboration with a wide network of managers, practitioners and communities in the field of cultural heritage. It aims at supplying local communities, groups and practitioners with knowledge and skills on heritage management and involve them in safeguarding cultural heritage in their daily life.
By holding courses on heritage management, the Center had hand over usefull knowledge to participants who came from different communities and cultural institutions over the conutry. But the important thing is that, all of them are key people, who will apply the course knowledge on their work. Beside holding the courses, on the fact, the Center also together with local comunities, groups and practitioners caried out activities such as research, collecting, conservation, promotion, restore, etc, intagible cultural heritage. Through those works, both the Center and comminities, groups and practinioners had opportunities to exchange skills, mutual respect and developing parnership relation which will be develop futher in the future.
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