HCM City organize cultural activities to mark Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day in HCM City

Tuesday, 22/11/2022 11:04
Cultural activities in celebration of the 17th anniversary of Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day (November 23, 2005-2022) are taking place in Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City.
Visitors to the exhibition (Source: VNA) 

These activites have been organized by HCM City Department of Culture and Sports in coordination with HCM City’s Cultural Heritage Association Diverse.

Accordingly, a performance of traditional martial arts, a fashion show of ao dai (Vietnamese traditional dress), and performances of tai tu music, quan ho (love duet singing) and cheo (traditional opera) will be held on November 23.

The programme will also feature excerpts from famous hat boi (classical drama) and cai luong (reformed opera) plays performed by the city-based Hat Boi Theatre and Tran Huu Trang Cai Luong Theatre.

The organisers will hold a talk show entitled “Bach Dang Wharf and River Culture” with female archaeologist Nguyen Thi Hau, general secretary of the HCM City Historical Science Association.

An antique car parade will be held downtown on November 19, running through the city’s architectural and cultural heritage sites in District 1.

On this occasion, more than 100 photos on heritage sites relating to the history and development of the city and District 1 are on display at an exhibition entitled “Space for District 1’s Cultural Heritage” in District 1. The exhibiton will run until November 27 at District 1’s Cultural Centre on Ma Dinh Chi street.

In addition, all 21 districts and Thu Duc city have organised talk shows called Ky Uc Sai Gon – TPHCM (Memories of Saigon – HCM City), exhibitions on the city’s history, and performances of traditional arts until November 26./.