Article 1. To approve the Scheme on “Conservation
and development of the cultural space of the gongs in the Central Highlands
among ethnic groups in Lam Dong Province by 2020” with the following principal
I. GENERAL ASSESSMENT
past years, receiving the attention of the Party and State, economic
development and poverty reduction programs have steadily facilitated ethnic
minority areas in Lam Dong. The national target program on culture has
contributed significantly to improving the spiritual life, preserving and
promoting the traditional cultural values of the ethnic people in the South Central Highlands. The People's Committee of
Lam Dong Province issued Decision no. 1583/QD-UBND dated July 9th,
2009 approving the Scheme “Conservation and development of the cultural space
of the gongs in the Central Highlands among ethnic groups in Lam Dong Province
for the 2009 - 2010 period with vision to 2015”. All levels, branches, and mass organizations in the province have
actively implemented the Scheme and achieved many positive results; especially
the establishment, maintenance, and development of gong groups and teams in
most ethnic minority villages in the province; in addition, there are 16 gong
teams and groups established in tourism areas, spots, and business establishments in the districts of Lac
Duong, Da Huoai, and Duc Trong, and Bao Loc and Da Lat CIties, organizing
performances to cater to visitors' curiosity and
cultural exchanges, thereby, contributing to enhance the pride of traditional
cultural heritage of Central Highlands ethnic groups in general and of Lam Dong
the results, some ethnic minority areas in the province still face many
difficulties and challenges in the implementation of the Scheme such as: the
gradual loss of customs and practices, change in the mode of production labor
and the environment for cultural activities; many values of culture, music,
folk songs, traditional dances have gradually disappeared; the awareness of
some officials and people in preserving and promoting traditional cultural
values is superficial and insufficient.
On the other
hand, the gong's cultural performance space has shrunk, traditional ceremonies
are no longer regularly maintained; the exploitation of the cultural heritage
values of gongs in festive activities or in combination with tourism
development has not been paid proper attention; the phenomenon of some gong
groups and teams spontaneously performing have arose and tended to be
commercialized and less focused on preserving traditional culture.
1. To raise
awareness of the position and role of all levels of government, community, and
cultural heritage owners in the effective preservation, conservation,
exploitation, and promotion of the intangible cultural heritage “The cultural space of the gongs in the Central
Highlands” as committed by our country
to UNESCO. Gradually, to restore the values of the cultural space of the gongs
in the community life of the Central Highlands' ethnic minorities in Lam Dong,
contributing to the development of culture and tourism in the integration
conserve and promote the positive values of the cultural space of the gongs;
igniting the people's pride, strengthening the confidence and excitement among
the people, creating a solid foundation to contribute to building the people
and culture of Viet Nam in Lam Dong Province for sustainable development.
3. To build
a generation of young and core artisans to be the inheritance in preserving and
promoting the cultural space of the gongs; to restore traditional cultural
activities, harmonizing with the modern cultural environment so that artisans
and young people from ethnic minority groups can have favorable conditions to
work, practice, and integrate with the overall developing trend of the whole
society but still preserve the identity of each people.
4. To contribute
to the diversity and abundance of activities of the grassroots cultural system,
meeting the demand for cultural and spiritual enjoyment of people of all
strata. To perform national unity, and
contribute to stabilizing politics, maintaining social order and security, and
building a rich and healthy cultural life.
1. Propaganda and motivation to raise awareness about
heritage of the cultural space of the gongs in the province.
propagate and motivate ethnic minority people to carry out the Party's
directions and the State's policies on the conservation and promotion of the
tangible and intangible cultural heritages in the province, in which focusing
on the values of the Cultural space of the gongs in the Central Highlands. To
elaborate specific propaganda contents in diversified and rich forms in order
to raise the awareness of all levels, branches, mass organizations, and
communities in conserving and the values of the Cultural space of the gongs in
the province. To associate the work of preserving and promoting the heritage
value of the Cultural space of the gongs with the Movement "All people
unite to build cultural life" in accordance with the actual situation of
diversify the mode of propaganda through billboards and posters; to set up
special pages and programs on the province's media to
propagate the role models in preserving and promoting the heritage of the
cultural space of the gongs in the area, spreading and raising awareness of
cultural identity to this heritage.
Organization of activities to conserve and promote the
heritage values of the cultural space of the gongs.
formulate and support the activities of traditional cultural and art clubs to
create an activity space, to maintain and preserve the culture of ethnic
minority people's identity, and to support the community in the work of
preserving the traditional cultural space related to the environment of
cultural activities of the gongs.
b) To select
and support the preservation and development of traditional cultural space in
association with the environment of gong performance of ethnic minority
villages and groups.
organize the inventory of the quantity, quality, origin, and owners of the
gongs; to compile dossiers for each set of gongs for management purposes; to
investigate the names of gong songs that are in danger of disappearance; to
make a list of artists on gong performance, tuning gongs, and teaching gong
performance and related instruments in the locality, and of the number of folk performance
teams using gongs. To organize training courses on the management of gong
cultural activities for grassroots cultural staff and staff in charge of
cultural and community houses.
support the organization of classes on training, fostering, and teaching on
vocal skills, tuning gongs, gong performance techniques, performance styles,
etc. to transfer gong skills among generations, and teaching the main skills in
preserving gong culture (making and using musical instruments and gongs, folk singing
and dancing). To organize exchanges between gong artists to record, preserve,
and guide young artisans to practice the
e) To maintain the effective
organization of the "Culture, Sport, and Tourism Festival of ethnic
minorities in Lam Dong" at provincial level (rotating each district and
city to host each year) and at district level for local ethnic minority groups.
To organize to bring Mai, K'ho, and Churu art troupes to participate in
activities by the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism and other localities
outside the province.
mobilize social resources to support programs and projects on economic
development in association with the preservation and development of the culture
space of the gongs. To promote the role of cultural subjects in the
preservation of traditional cultural values (festivals, gong performances,
folklore literature, etc.). To introduce activities of teaching gongs to
extracurricular activities at ethnic boarding schools in the area.
3. Investment in preserving and promoting the cultural
space of the gongs in Lam Dong.
a) To invest
in material facilities and equipment, and to build programsa and activities for
villages to restore the four types of traditional cultural values the Cultural
space of the gongs (festivals, patterns, gongs, and musical instruments) for
conservation and combining tourism. To provide funding for the upgrading and
purchase of equipment for gong activities for gong groups and clubs at the
restore and preserve patterns on costumes, New Year poles, ceremonial poles,
and festive decorations, and gong and musical instrument performances in ethnic
minority villages. To build the cultural corner of gongs at the province's
Museum, traditional rooms, cultural houses, and community houses of localities,
ensuring the conditions for reproducing and introducing the daily life,
customs, practices, etc. of the ethnic minorities in the Central Highlands to
serve the needs of visiting and learning to contribute to preserving the values
of cultural heritage of the community on the spot.
continue to educate and train the knowledge and skills of cultural gong
performances to the province's Ethnic Music and Dance Group to associate with
programs serving political tasks and cultural events and performances serving
the people and tourists.
d) To build
and publish publications (books, pictures, tapes and discs, etc.) as documents
and materials for conservation, introduction, and promotion of cultural
heritages, festivals, patterns, gongs and musical instruments of the Central
Highlands peoples to the people in the province and domestic and international
mobilize all resources of the society to participate in preserving and
promoting the Cultural space of the gongs. To promote cooperation, taking
advantage of the support of cultural preservation funds, enterprises, and
tourist sites and spots in order to enhance exchanges and promotion of gong
culture in association with tourism development. To adopt support policies for
organizations and individuals when investing in cultural and tourism
development in association with the promotion of the gong cultural heritage
among Central Highlands' ethnic minority people in Lam Dong. To promptly
commend units, organizations, and individuals who make great contributions to
investment in cultural development and preservation of cultural values in terms
of customs, festivals, beliefs, etc. in the locality.
4. Improving the mechanism and policies in the work of
preserving and developing the cultural space of the gongs in the Central
Highlands among ethnic groups in Lam Dong Province .
a) To adopt
specific remuneration policies for artisans, village elders, village heads and
reputable people in preserving, educating, and promoting traditional cultural
values, especially the community's gong cultural heritage. To set up general
regulations on activities for gong teams, groups, and clubs in the whole province.
establish funding quota to support and maintain regular activities for groups
and clubs in teaching young generations about gongs, musical instruments, folk
songs, folk dances, etc.
social resources to support economic development programs, projects, and
schemes in association with preserving the development of the cultural space of
the gongs. To promote the role of the community in preserving cultural values
(festivals, gongs, folklore literature, etc.).
Human resource training
strengthen human resources and raise the efficiency of state management in
performing the task of developing culture and preserving and promoting ethnic
cultural identity from the province to grassroots.
b) To train
and foster professional skills for civil servants and officials working in the
field of ethnic minority culture, especially young cadres and ethnic minority
cadres for the preservation of the cultural space of the gongs.
FUNDING FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION
OF THE SCHEME.
1. State budget source: Funds provided by the Central
Government and provincial and local budgets spent each period and year.
the mobilization of capital from enterprises and society for cultural programs
2. Implementation Organization.
of Culture, Sports and Tourism:
- To host
and coordinate with relevant agencies, committees, branches, and agencies,
People's Committees of districts and cities in the province to elaborate
detailed plans for the execution of the Scheme;
to make budget estimates and send them to the Department of Finance for
evaluation and submit them to the People's Committees of the province for
approval in order to implement the Scheme; to compile reports on the results of
the Scheme's execution; to timely advise the People's Committee of the province to solve
difficulties and obstacles during the implementation of the Scheme;
2. Department of Finance:
to evaluate the budget estimates of the Department of Culture, Sports, and
Tourism and report the proposal to the People's Committee of the province for
consideration and approval on the implementation organization of the project.
- To host
and coordinate with the Department of Planning and Investment, People's
Committees of districts and cities, Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism,
and relevant branches to advise the People's Committee of the province on
directing the use of investment funding sources to preserve and promote the
values of the cultural space of the gongs.
3. The province’s Television Station, Lam Dong
actively develop and implement programs, sections, topics, and columns to
promote the activities of praising typical examples in preserving the heritage of the cultural space of the gongs in
strengthen activities of information, propaganda, and promotion of the cultural
space of the gongs for the potential development of tourism in the province.
Department of Education and Training:
schools to strengthen the intensive propagation of traditional cultural values,
responsibilities, obligations, and benefits of young generations in the activities of preserving and promoting the
cultural heritage of ethnic groups and the cultural space of the gongs in Lam
Dong Province. To guide the teaching of gongs in extracurricular programs at
ethnic boarding schools in the province.
Committees of districts and cities:
- To develop
a detailed plan to implement the Scheme in accordance with local
- To prepare
annual plans on investment in the development of the cultural
institution system and cultural activities, and to organize effective measures
for the state management of cultural
activities in their respective localities in accordance with the practical
situation of the localities; to encourage organizations and individuals in the
locality to invest in the construction of facilities in service of culture, sports, entertainment, and recreation activities
in their localities where there are many ethnic minority people living.
- To direct
the Culture and Information Office, the Culture and Sports Center, and the
commune administrations in preparing plans and allocating funds from the local
budgets to organize activities of preserving and promoting the values of the
Cultural space of the gongs. To raise the quality of the Movement "All
people unite to build cultural life" and campaigns, movements and programs
on culture, arts, and sport, thereby creating a strong change of awareness and
awareness of the community about the importance and role of traditional
cultural heritage and the task of human development in the current situation.
Article 3. Head of the Office of the
People's Committee of the Province; Directors of the
of: Culture, Sports, and Tourism; Finance; Planning and Investment; Education and Training; Heads of provincial
departments, agencies, and units, and chairmen of
the People's Committees of districts and cities in the province are responsible
to implement this Decision from the date of signing for promulgation./.
- The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and
- Standing members of the Province’s People’s Committee and the Province People’s Council;
- Chairman and Vice Chairmen of the
Province’s People’s Committee;
- Department of Propaganda and Training, The
Provincial Commission for Mass Mobilisation;
- As Article 3;
- The Province’s Web Portal; the Province’s
- Lam Dong Television Station, Lam Dong
- Head of the Office of the Province’s
- Archived: VT,
BEHALF OF THE CHAIRMAN
Phan Van Da