People’s Artist Bạch Tuyết (in black) will talk about and perform cải lương (reformed opera) of southern Việt Nam in a workshop on cải lương which opens on Saturday. — Photo courtesy of the producer HCM CITY — A workshop featuring cải lương (reformed opera), a traditional theatre genre originating in the southern region, will open on Saturday in HCM City. The event, Sài Gòn – “Bà Đỡ” của nghệ thuật cải lương (Sài Gòn – The Heart of Cải Lương), will feature talks by cultural researcher and author Trần Hữu Phúc Tiến, who has years of experience in traditional culture, lifestyle and arts of the South. Tiến wrote and released two books on history, culture, fine arts and religion of Sài Gòn in 2016 and 2017. Cải lương, which originated 100 years ago, was performed by small troupes in the Cửu Long (Mekong) River Delta provinces of Cần Thơ, Sóc Trăng, Cà Mau and Bạc Liêu. The art developed in the 1930s and 40s in Sài Gòn (HCM City now) and is popular among southern people today. People’s Artist Tuyết, who is considered a cải lương guru, will talk and perform at the workshop. Songs and dances of cải lương, which feature… Read full this story
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