The story of stamps Culture - Sports

The story of stamps

An exhibition called “The Story of Stamps” was recently held at 45 Hang Bai Street, Hanoi that showcased 40 paintings by Hoang Thuy Lieu and stamp collections of famous stamp collector Vu Van Ty.
Class nurtures love for cheo opera Culture - Sports

Class nurtures love for cheo opera

Twice a week, a group of more than 20 young people gathers together to learn and practise Ly Truong Me Dop (Village Head and Mrs.Dop) – an excerpt from the famous cheo (Vietnamese traditional opera) repertoire Quan Am Thi Kinh.
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Experts rail against updated cheo

Some artists are endeavoring to build the popularity of the traditional art of cheo (northern-style operetta) by updating it for contemporary audiences, but some experts think this is causing cheo to lose its traditional and unique features.
Vietnamese folk tale featured in Paris Culture - Sports

Vietnamese folk tale featured in Paris

The ancient Vietnamese folk story of Quan Am Thi Kinh performed in the style of traditional opera (cheo) was staged in Paris by a troupe from the Vietnam Cheo Theatre, providing French friends with deeper understanding of a special version of Vietnam’s traditional music.