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Da Nang serves tourists with traditional tuong drama

2009-12-25 (GMT + 7)

As of the lunar New Year 2010, the central city of Da Nang will offer tourists special shows of extracts of traditional tuong art at the Nguyen Hien Dinh Tuong Theatre.

People’s Artist Tran Dinh Sanh, the theatre’s director, said that this programme aims to introduce both Vietnam’s tuong art and Cham dances to visitors, especially foreign visitors. Besides tuong and Cham dancing shows, the theatre will organize exhibitions of tuong photos, costumes for tuong, traditional musical instruments and sell tuong-related sourvernirs.

The Da Nang Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism also announced to introduce three other shows for tourists as of this Tet, including “A Glance of Vietnam”, “Vietnamese Traditional Fashion” and “Vietnam-international cultural exchange” every Wednesday and Saturday night.

The department’s official Van Thu Bich said that the local authorities will persuade travel firms, hotels and restaurants to participate in these programmes to introduce Vietnamese culture to foreign visitors.

Source: Vietnamnet

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