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Building multi-national document of traditional lacquer craft to submit to the UNESCO

March 18, 2016          1053 views
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(Cinet)- The Govermental Office has had Document No.1638/VPCP-KGVX on March 15, 2016 sending to Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism relates to participate into building multi-national document of  traditional lacquer craft to submit to the UNESCO.

Accordingly, a requirement of Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in Official Dispatch No.239/BVHTTDL-DSVH on January 25, 2016, opinion of the National Cultural Heritage Council (Official Dispatch No.239/BVHTTDL-DSVH on January 19, 2016) about participating into building multi-national document of the traditional lacquer craft to submit to the UNESCO to turn into list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
About the issue,  the Deputy PM assigned the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) to be in charge and work with relevant ministries, sectors and agencies to join the Republic of Korea (RoK) and other nations that boast traditional lacquer techniques to design the dossier and ask for the Prime Minister’s permis sion to seek the UNESCO status.
Vietnamese “son mai” is known as a traditional handicraft first used during Vietnam's feudal era. Son mai painting has evolved over time, especially during the 1930s.Black lacquer, the most common color stems from a chemical reaction between lacquer and iron, and results from stirring the lacquer with an iron rod for a few days.


 

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