Dong Nai Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism in coordination with related agencies held a meeting on Wednesday to discuss the organization of National Professional Cai Luong (Reform Theater) Festival.
A new cai luong (reformed opera) troupe has been getting children and youth interested in the art through special performances at HCM City's Tan Binh Children's House.
The coastal festival opened in Tuy Phuoc district’s Phuoc Thuan commune on June 4, with the participation of more than 600 officials and artists
A seminar focusing on the life and career of Tuong (Vietnamese classical drama) playwright Nguyen Dieu was held Wednesday. It clearly portrayed him as an eminent man in culture.
Many overseas Vietnamese singers and actors have returned to their homeland to either perform or settle down in the country and develop their careers.
Facing the fact that folk songs have been consigned to oblivion, some localities in Quy Nhon city made every effort in building playgrounds of folk song lovers.
The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) and the Hanoi Buddhist Sangha will hold a grand ceremony to celebrate the Lord Buddha’s 2556th birthday on May 5 (the fifteenth day of the fourth lunar month) at the Quan Su Pagoda in Hanoi.
A ceremony will be held at the My Dinh Stadium in Hanoi on April 27, for Ha Long Bay to receive the title of ‘World Natural Wonder’. The Swiss organisation New Open World announced that Ha Long Bay had been named one of the New Seven Wonders in the world last November
Nguyễn – the most common Vietnamese family name – has been named the fourth most popular surname in the world, according to the World Geography
The world’s renowned travel guide, the Lonely Planet, has rated Vietnam’ Mekong Delta region ninth out of the 10 best value destinations for 2012.
The Vietnam National Cheo Theatre will present a performance of a famous Cheo (traditional northern-style opera) play, the ‘Quan Am Thi Kinh’, at the Maison des Cultures du Monde in Paris from March 16-17.
When Kim Sinh was still a small child, a serious medical error resulted in loss of sight in both his eyes, but his impaired blindness did not diminish his intense passion for musical instruments, in particular the melodies of ‘Cai Luong’, of which he is today a recognized master in North Vietnam.
The preparations on Nguyen Hue Flower Street kicked off on January 10, to present to the public the City’s most spectacular display of fresh flowers, which will be officially opened on January 21
Honored Artist Vuong Ha was born and grew up in an artistic traditional family. Her parents and two younger brothers are artists in the Thanh Hoa Cai luong, Tuong and Dramma Troupes
Under the King Tran Anh Tong’s reign (XIII), Huyen Quang gave up his position, office and tittle to lead a religious life and resigned himself to asceticism which was diametrically opposed to common sense of human life.
A group of young artists has just finished their training course at Dao Tan Tuong (classical drama) Theatre. According to senior artists, they have great potential.
Trieu Trung Kien was born and grew up in an artistic traditional family. His mother is a cai luong artist of the Vietnam National Cai luong Theatre. His father is a director. When he was a child, he desired to become an artist. He started to perform on stage at the age of 7.
“As a Tuong actress, Le Quyen preserves distinctive traits of Binh Dinh Tuong – classical drama. Particularly, she has a beautiful and sweet voice like a nightingale!”, says Mich Quang - a Tuong researcher - about Le Quyen actress.
I let a drop of nuoc mam fall into my cup of black coffee, a culinary trick not widely known outside of Phu Quoc Island, home to the best fish sauce in Vietnam.
The oldest resident of Khuong Ha Village in Quang Binh Province doesn’t know exactly when tuong (classical drama) first appeared in the village, but he does know that tuong plays have been performed for hundreds of years.