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Name, address and sourceActivities related to ICH
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: http://www.acartculture.org.vn
Tel.: + 84 91 55 71 159

Next report due 2023
Renewed in 2019 (Activity report: English)
Accredited in 2010 (Request: English) - No. 90131
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

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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