HCM CITY (VNS) — Five gold medals were presented for the best cai luong (reformed opera) plays at 2015 National Professional Cai Luong Festival in the Mekong Delta city of Bac Lieu's Cao Van Lau Theatre on Monday.
The medals were owned by leading troupes such as Tran Huu Trang Theatre of HCM City, Viet Nam's Cai Luong Theatre and Ha Noi's Cai Luong Theatre of Ha Noi, the Traditional Art Theatre of Dong Nai, and Huong Tram Troupe of Ca Mau.
The organiser, the Ministry of Culture, presented dozens of gold and silver medals for best director, best scriptwriter, best actor, and young promising talent.
The two-week event attracted 30 cai luong theatres and troupes, including seven private troupes, mostly in HCM City and central and southern provinces of Da Nang, Binh Dinh, Long An and Can Tho.
It included forums and seminars on the art attracting traditional art and music researchers and critics. — VNS