Private theatres and drama troupes have been offering training courses in performance skills as the number of talented actors has declined in recent years.
Cultural experts have hailed the áo dài, the traditional Vietnamese tunic, for the extent to which it honours the intangible values of humanity.
Musician Nguyễn Quang Long is well-known for his devotion in reviving xẩm (blind busker’s singing). Actually, he’s also a researcher of various types of traditional performing arts. He speaks with Minh Thu about the works behind the curtain.
Together with pop singers, traditional artists have also been composing songs to raise spirits and awareness in the fight against coronavirus.
Five emerging artists or groups of artists will have a chance to engage deeply with traditional disciplines of Vietnamese performing arts and music via a residency programme which will be started on March 1.