Special ballet honors legendary love story

A ballet performance entitled Moi tinh thanh co (Love story in the ancient capital) reviving the love story of My Chau and Trong Thuy in the famous legend Chiec no than (Magic crossbow) is being preseted at the Hanoi Opera House on November 24-25.

A scene in the ballet performance titled Moi tinh thanh co (Love story in the ancient capital).

The play is directed by People’s Artist Pham Anh Phuong and choreographed by French artist Bertrand D’at and Australian assistant Mark Pace.

Unlike the original story which is a tragedy, the dance drama don’t focus on war, but bringing message of peace with a happy ending and praising timeless love.

The performance is organized jointly by the French Embassy in Vietnam and the Vietnam Opera Ballet Theater.

Tickets of the ballet costing VND500,000; VND350,000; VND250,000 and VND150,000 are available at Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien Street.

Source: Vietnamplus – Translated by Anh Vu

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