Mekong Theatre Festival to Expand Minds in Ha Noi

An experimental play on stage in Viet Nam.

The Mekong Experimental Stage Festival 2006 will play in Ha Noi from August 27 to September 16, offering local and foreign art troupes a chance to exchange notes on experimental stage models.

The Research Center for Preservation and Promotion of National Cultures announced the festival and its activities at a press conference on Monday.

The festival will focus firmly on experimental with performance as well as content issues such as gender, sex and HIV/AIDS.

Some 30 artists, mostly from Mekong River countries such as Cambodia, Laos, China, Thailand and host Viet Nam will be invited to the event.

By V.X – Translated by Trong Khuong

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