Vietnam-Italy My Son Restoration finishes Phase II

The second phase of a Vietnamese-Italian collaboration to help restore and conserve the My Son Sanctuary has been completed. The My Son Sanctuary is a World Heritage Site in central Vietnam of Cham brick structures built between the 4th and 13th centuries.

Italy helps My Son World Heritage restoration
VOV News, 22 December 2010

Findings on ancient Cham bricks and mortar have contributed to the restoration and conservation of My Son World Heritage.
At a press briefing held in Hanoi on December 21, Italian Ambassador to Vietnam Enzo Angeloni said the result of the second phase of the “Safeguarding of My Son World Heritage” project was attributable to the joint efforts of the Vietnamese and Italian scientists and the assistance of the Italian Government and the UNESCO representative office in Vietnam.

The Italian diplomat said the project is on the Italian Government’s priority list for development cooperation in Vietnam. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the Italian Government will continue assisting Vietnam to implement the third phase of the project.


Related Posts

Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *