Gala marks 100th anniversary of Vietnam’s theatre

A gala marking the 100th anniversary of Vietnam’s theatre was held at the Hanoi Opera House on October 27.

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It was part of a week celebrating the anniversary on October 21-27 in Hanoi and HCM City, with a panoply of activities. The event also featured a seminar on current situation and solutions to Vietnam’s theatre.

Speaking at the event, head of the Vietnam Stage Artists Association (VSAA) People’s Artist Trinh Thuy Mui said the week to commemorate the 100th year of Vietnam’s theatre is to honour efforts and contributions of the predecessors.

The holding of activities celebrating the 100th anniversary of Vietnam’s theatre demonstrates a hope of stage artists in the recovery of the sector following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vietnamese stage is hoped to surmount challenges and resume activities, particularly in major cities of Hanoi and Hai Phong in the north, Da Nang in the central region and HCM City in the south, she added.

At the gala, audience joined exchanges with renowned artists like writer Chu Lai and People’s Artists Doan Hoang Giang and Thu Ha. Parts from famous plays were staged at the event.

In addition, 10 outstanding veteran artists were honoured on the occasion.