PSNews - Google Arts & Culture on January 21 announced a project named "Wonders of Vietnam" on online platform, aiming to honour the country’s natural landscapes, tangible and intangible heritages recognised by the UNESCO.
The project is a joint effort among the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the departments of tourism of Da Nang city, Quang Nam, Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Binh provinces to popularise Vietnam’s beauty to the world.
This online project consists of 35 exhibitions which features a total of 1,369 beautiful images and videos which provide rich perspectives about the nation in both Vietnamese and English languages.
Visitors can therefore admire various online exhibitions on Son Doong cave, the Hoi An Lantern Festival, and Hue Royal Court Music. Indeed, interactive features of the online platform allows visitors to experience Vietnamese wonders in a brand-new way.
Google also advertised the project on international channels, from the Google Arts & Culture website to its social media page and Youtube.
According to Google, the project is an important part of Google’s comprehensive support for Vietnam’s tourism sector, helping raise public awareness about the preservation of relic sites in areas recently hit by floods.
As reported, photographer Tran Tuan Viet, winner of the National Geographic Awards, supplied more than 1,000 photos to the project.
By Linh Bui