A film adaptation of a popular cải lương (reformed opera) play by late scriptwriters Hà Triều and Hoa Phượng, leading writers from South Việt Nam in the 1950s and 60s, celebrates 100 years of cải lương.
The sunken fret guitar, or lute with six strings, is always treated as a unique feature of Vietnamese music, alongside traditional instruments.
Cải lương (reformed opera) star Út Bạch Lan died of liver cancer on November 4 at her home in HCM City. She was 81.
Young and veteran performers from the Cải Lương Club of HCM City’s Youth Cultural House will offer new shows to celebrate the 18th anniversary of the club this week.
Elite Artist Hoài Linh opened a 500 sq m shrine in HCM City’s District 9 last Sunday (Sept 11) dedicated to the founders of Việt Nam’s theatrical arts.