Vietnam’s first theatrical work made up of circus and cai luong (reformed arts) – Cay gay than (The Magic Stick) – has recently been launched in Hanoi.
The Magic Stick is run by the Vietnam Circus Federation and the Vietnam Cai Luong Theatre.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, the director of Vietnam Circus Federation, People’s Artist Ta Duy Anh, said the play is expected to lay the foundation for more collaboration between the two art forms.
The Magic Stick resulted from the collaboration between Vietnam Circus Federation and the Vietnam Cai Luong Theatre following an order by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
It is the first work within a joint art project of two units entitled Huyen Su Viet (Vietnamese legendary history) that includes four works praising the four immortals in traditional Vietnamese mythology – Tan Vien (the God of the Mountain), Saint Gion, Chu Dong Tu and the Mother Goddess Lieu Hanh, he said…
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