The Áo Dài show debuts at Đà Nẵng's Ngũ Hành Sơn Culture House. The show will be performed daily from January, offering cultural experiences for local and foreign tourists. VNS Photo Công Thành
ĐÀ NẴNG — The Áo Dài (traditional long dress) Show, a traditional Vietnamese art and cultural performance, has been launched in the central city for local and foreign tourists after a successful four-year stint in Huế.
The show, called the Nguyễn Dynasty Royal Show, will be organised every day at Ngũ Hành Sơn District’s culture house, No 1A Trần Văn Đán from 7.45pm.
VK Star Joint Stock Company, the performance organiser, said the show, which will last for 60 minutes, features the story of the traditional Áo Dài over the past 300 years, and the recognition of the National Dress of Việt Nam from Nguyễn Dynasty.
It said the show also recreate the scenery of the Imperial Palace of the Nguyễn Dynasty; the 100-year history of ancient Áo Dài, traditional wedding costumes, school uniforms, a lotus dance, and beautiful collections of Áo Dài on stage.
The show includes audio guides in English, Korean, and Vietnamese.
In Huế, VK Star company offers two shows at 5.30pm and 8pm at 49A Lê Lợi Street, attracting 500 tourists each night.
The Áo Dài Show Đà Nẵng will officially open from January 1st.
Đà Nẵng hosted 8.7 million tourists, of which 3.5 million foreigners, in 2019.
Korean and Chinese tourists made up 50 per cent of the total foreign visitors.
Áo Dài show is the second regular art performance in Đà Nẵng after Tuồng (Classic Drama) was staged for tourists at Nguyễn Hiển Dĩnh Theatre. — VNS