HCM City stage marks its traditional day

The Ho Chi Minh City Stage Association held a celebration to mark its traditional day (the 11th day of the eighth lunar month) at the traditional theater house at 133 Co Bac Street in District 1 on September 4.

The annual celebration aims to meet artists in the city for paying tribute to the theatre’s ancestors who laid the foundation for the national art forms and contributed to their development through the years.

A series of cultural activities celebrating the event was organized in the HCM City Youth’s Cultural House, such as cai luong performance, Vietnamese tea and calligraphy exhibitions, kylin and dragon dance and others.

Special performances to commemorate anniversary of the ancestor of cai luong and stage was held at the Hung Dao Theater and in Nhac Xanh music club on the same day.

State-owned and private theaters throughout the city are planning to celebrate the traditional day on September 5.

By Thuy Binh – Translated by Kim Khanh

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