Ha Noi to host 2nd International Experimental Theater Festival

Around 22 countries have registered to take part in the 3rd International Experimental Theater Festival, which will be held from November 12-19 in Hanoi.

A scene in the play "Dream" by the 5B Vo Van Tan Drama Theater(Photo: SGGP)

10 plays from art troupes of China, Greece, the Philippines, Panama, Germany, Japan, France and others are selected to perform in the event.

Vietnamese art groups of Hanoi Military Theater, Thang Long Water Puppet Theater, Ho Chi Minh City University of Performing Arts and Cinema, 5B Vo Van Tan Drama Theater, Youth Theater will present 8 plays.

The opening ceremony will be organized at Hanoi Opera House on November 13 and broadcast live on VOV channel.

The first and second festivals were successfully held in Vietnam in 2002 and 2006 with the participation of numerous delegations from China, Laos, Cambodia, the RoK,  France, and among others.

Organized by the Vietnam Stage Artists Association, the festival is described as an opportunity to introduce the outstanding values of traditional and contemporary Vietnamese theatrical art to international friends, as well as giving a chance for local and foreign artists to exchange and present their works with each other.

By Vinh Xuan – Translated by Kim Khanh

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