A training course to improve the management of Hue ‘s relic sites through the application of a geographic information system (GIS) started in Hue city, central Thua Thien-Hue province on June 10.
UNESCO experts Christian Pedelahore and Jean-Jacques Dupuy have recommended central Thua Thien-Hue provincial authorities ensure the harmony of construction works and Hue relics' scenery in urban architectural planning. The two French experts made the recommendations during their working visit to former imperial Hue city from Sept. 15-25 to assess the preservation of Hue relics and the urban development in the province. They suggested the provincial authorities to pay special attention to the coordination among relevant branches and industries in relics management and the logical exploitation and utilisation of Huong (Perfume) river as well as the architectural design of a new…... [read more]
The Hue Relics Preservation Centre (HRPC) has decided to manage Hue 's relic sites through geographic information technology (GIS) on a large scale to meet UNESCO's requirements, according to HRPC Director Phan Thanh Hai. To that end, a training course on how to use GIS started in June 2013, held by the HRPC and the Urban Solution consulting company of the NUFFIC - the Netherlands Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education. Some 23 trainees from the course, which ended on October 30, have acquired the skills needed to use GIS and analyse databases concerning Hue's cultural heritages. According to…... [read more]
A training course was opened on June 10 based on the cooperation between the Hue Relics Preservation Centre (HRPC) & the Netherlands Urban Solution Company to help preservationists manage Hue using GIS. Trainees will take field trips to improve their capacity for data analysis and create GIS maps of some heritage sites to help devise proper development strategies for Hue city. Hue was the imperial capital of Vietnam from 1802 to 1945 during the reign of 13 Nguyen Kings. There are hundreds of historical, cultural and archeological works in the city, most notably Hue Royal Palace, which alone comprises 253…... [read more]
Holland 's Urban Solution organisation has provided 41,630 EUR for a 58,960 EUR project to enhance the management capacity of the Hue heritage in the former imperial city in central Vietnam . The project, part of a cooperation programme between the Hue Relics Preservation Centre and Urban Solution, will conduct surveys and provide training on collecting and processing data relating to heritages management and work out measures and programmes to preserve relics. It also covers the planning of urban development around areas which house these relics. Urban Solutions will besides provide consultancy on survey and analysis to draft plans on…... [read more]
Jewellery artifacts on display in Hanoi A four-month exhibition at Hanoi's National History Museum is showcasing almost 140 priceless pieces of ancient Vietnamese jewellery. Opened on August 30, the exhibition hopes to help domestic and international visitors improve their understandings of the development of Vietnamese aesthetics throughout the different periods of its history. The display includes pieces dating back to the prehistoric cultures of Dong Son, Sa Huynh, and Oc Eo, shaped from materials ranging from crystal, stone, and gems to metal and even bone. One of its highlights is a rare collection of royal Nguyen dynasty gold, silver, jade,…... [read more]
(Cinet)- People’s Committee of the central province of Thue Thien-Hue organized a ceremony to launch the management plan of the complex from 2015-2020 on July 28. The Plan gave some measures to preserve the integrity and authenticity of the natural and physical values. Accordingly, the Hue Relics Preservation Centre continues working with relevant bodies and localities to protect and maintain the relic sites in terms of their tangible and intangible cultural values, the beauty of the landscapes, the environment and the livelihoods of local residents. The center is also working with the Phu Vang and Phu Loc districts, among other…... [read more]
A photo exhibition opened in the former imperial city of Hue on Sept. 2, featuring its relic sites of the past and present. The event is part of the activities to mark the 68th anniversary of Vietnam's August Revolution and National Day, the 20th anniversary of the Hue relic complex as a world tangible heritage and 10 years since the UNESCO recognised Hue Royal Court Music as an intangible heritage of humankind. On display are 34 posters and thousands of photos taken at Hue relic sites over the years. The exhibited photos describe important historic periods of Hue, ranging from…... [read more]
Press release: Signing Ceremony of MOU on the co-operation between Vietnam National Museum of History (VNMH) and Hue Relics Conservation Centre (HRCC) and opening the seminar "Application of modern technology on museum exhibition".
On the 125th anniversary of the birthday of President Ho Chi Minh (19/5/1890 – 19/5/2015) and celebrating the International Museum Day and the Day of Science and Technology of Vietnam (18/5), a signing ceremony of MOU on the co-operation between VNMH and HRCC and a seminar on technology application on museum exhibition will be held in Hue City. It will be attended by Cultural Heritage Department of MOCST, Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Thua Thien Hue province, national and local museums and relics in Hue and Central provinces. 1. The signing of the MOU on the co-operation between…... [read more]
Germany has provided 140,000 EUR for restoring and preserving Ta Vu house inside Hue royal palace in the central province of Thua Thien - Hue from now until 2013. Phan Thanh Hai, Director of the Hue Relics Preservation Centre said on May 29 that the project is part of activities to mark the centre's 30 th anniversary on June 10. As the fourth project under the German-funded assistance programme for Hue , it will be jointly carried out by the German Conservation, Restoration and Education Project (GCREP) and the German Society for Preservation of Cultural Heritage (GEKE). Earlier, the programme…... [read more]
Nhan Dan - The German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, yesterday official committed more than VND3.8 billion (US$182,000) for a project restoring and preserving the interior decoration of the Ta Vu (Mandarins' House) in Hue Imperial Citadel, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue. The funding was received through teams from the non-profit Society for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage (GEKE) and the German Conservation, Restoration and Education Projects (GCREP). The total cost of the project is estimated at VND4.3 billion (US$206,000), of which VND3.8 billion (US$182,000) is donated by the German missions and VND513 million (US$24,000) from the provincial budget. The…... [read more]