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Trang An to receive World Heritage certificate

In the last week of January, in Ninh Binh city and other districts Gia Vien and Hoa Lu will host a series of activities in honour of Trang An eco tourism complex, notably the national level ceremony to recognize Trang An as a World Cultural and Natural Heritage.

The ceremoney will take place in the evening of 23rd January at the Bai Dinh pagoda conference centre in Gia Vien district, the focus of the ceremony is a concert entitled "Trang An, a heavenly love song of water and mountain" illustrating a vivid story about Trang An, a unique heritage not only in Vietnam but also in South East Asia.

The organization of the ceremoney to receive certificate of World Natural and Cultural heritage of Trang An complex is to honour the global outstanding values of the heritage, while promoting widely the potential of Ninh Binh tourism, thus attacts more and more international and domestic visitors to Trang An area and other sites in Ninh Binh province, this is considered the first event in response to the National Tourism Year 2015 with the theme "connect the World Heritages".

Many special sports, culture and tourism activities will be held to celebrate the recognition of Trang An receiving Unesco certificate such as an exhibition introducing the world heritage sites in Vietnam, art photo exhibition with the theme "world Cultural and Natural Heritage Trang An", Fair - Exhibition of typical products and handicrafts villages in Ninh Binh, International scientific conference on the management, conservation and promotion of the values of the World Heritage, announce and display a set of stamps about Trang An heritage, display books, publications...

Previosly in Qatar, at the 38th meeting of Unesco, Trang An tourism complex as listed as a Word Heritage based on three criteria: cultural, aesthetic beauty and geology - geomorphology. This is the first mixed heritage in Vietnam and Southeast Asia recognized by UNESCO, became the pride of not only Ninh Binh people but also Vietnam.

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