Cai Luong Veterans on Stage for Tran Huu Trang Prize

Veterans of the traditional musical form called cai luong put on a concert in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday as their way of supporting the 10th Tran Huu Trang Prize, the finals of which will be held next month.

Their number included Diep Lang, Thanh Tong, Ngoc Giau, Trong Huu and Thanh Kim Hue and past winners of the coveted award like Kim Tu Long, Phuong Hang, Que Tran and Trinh Trinh.

These veterans of the stage see it as their duty to keep cai luong alive in the community and foster a love of the folk opera among the south’s young people.

The promoters of the show at Ca Vang Performance Center in District 5 were the Ho Chi Minh City Stage Artists’ Association and Hau Giang Province Television Station.

The 28 finalists in this year’s competition will fight it out for the 10th Tran Huu Trang Prize in Ho Chi Minh City next month.

By D.Ha – Translated by Kim Khanh

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