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.
Society

Classical drama introduced to foreign friends

A special “tuong” or classical drama programme has been designed recently to serve foreign tourists as part of efforts by the Vietnam Theatre of Classical Drama to promote the traditional art form.
Society

In France, water puppets bring Andersen tales to life

Artists from the Vietnam Puppetry Theatre have performed in France three dramas based on the popular stories by Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen (1805-75), debuting their water puppet performances of the Andersen tales in Europe. Report by Nhan Dan Online.
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Thang Long Water Puppetry Theater sets Asian record

The Thang Long Water Puppetry Theatre in downtown Hanoi now holds the Asian record for being the only theatre in Asia offering nonstop live performances for 365 days. It is also responsible for introducing the traditional art form to more than 50 countries. The Voice of Vietnam Radio reports.
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Festival fetes traditional opera

A national festival celebrating cheo (traditional opera) will open on Nov. 26 night in the northern province of Thai Binh, which is considered to be the birthplace of the art form.