Vietnam and France cooperate effectively in preserving and promoting heritage values

Tuesday, 04/06/2024 16:40
Over the past two years, the "Share and Preserve Vietnamese Heritage" project has created a deep connection between Vietnamese and French cultural and heritage agencies.
The press briefing on the project (Source: 

On June 3, the French Embassy held a press meeting in Hanoi to announce the results of a project.

The project has been carried out from 2022 to 2024 to meet the needs of Vietnamese partners and foster cooperation with French museums.

It was funded by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Solidarity Fund for Innovative Projects and initiated by the French Embassy in Vietnam’s Cultural Cooperation and Operations Department.

VNS quoted the saying of French Ambassador to Vietnam Olivier Brochet that the significance of the project with a budget of some EUR 600,000 (US$667,000) over a period of two years. More than 200 officials from 20 Vietnamese heritage units have benefited from the project.

He further hinted at the project's potential to pave the way for future collaborations as early as 2025.

The project consists of three main components, including developing training courses in the field of conservation and valorisation of heritage in Vietnam, enhancing the capacity of Vietnamese museum officials and three pilot projects in three locations in Vietnam, namely renovation of the visitor centre of Cuc Phuong National Park - the first national park in Vietnam in the northern province of Ninh Binh, support of the content display at the education and communication centre of Cu Lao Cham Biosphere Reserve in the central province of Quang Nam, and design and production of storytelling tools using sound called "Storytelling Box" for museums in HCM City./.

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