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Cai Luong

Unique traditional arts rolled into one show

Culture - Sports

Unique traditional arts rolled into one show

Foreigners who love Vietnamese traditional arts, now have the chance to watch a performance of Cai Luong, a kind of opera popular in the south of Vietnam combined with Ca Tru ceremonial singing and Cheo traditional opera, translated into English.

“Cai luong” art raises funds for poor

Society

“Cai luong” art raises funds for poor

Dozens of “Cai luong” (reformed theatre) artists performed at Ho Chi Minh City’s Hung Dao theatre on March 4 ngiht for an ongoing programme to raise funds for poor people living in remote regions.

Ancient art needs a new home

Politics

Ancient art needs a new home

With a decrepit building as its only showcase in the city, the very existence of cai luong (reformed theatre) is threatened, a heartbreaking scenario for professionals and fans of this traditional performing art who have been longing for a new and modern theatre.