WATER PUPPETRY & HERITAGE ARS IN REX HOTEL
Excursion on any tour operated by Saigontourist then savor the evening in the Vertical Garden of Rex Hotel with Water Puppetry and Heritage Arts would be truly remarkable.
Set in the beautiful Vertical Garden of REX HOTEL, traditional water puppet show and cultural performance is truly impressive, representing a colorful, meaningful and enticing insight into Vietnamese traditional arts. The full show engages masterly Vietnamese court dance, traditional mystical operetta originally performed by mediums from Northern Vietnam, a stone musical instruments performance from the highlands, spectacular dance of lanterns invented over 300 years ago in Hue, and 11 sketches of Vietnam’s national water puppet performance in a 50 minute show.
For every service operated by Saigontourist, you could have chance to get the full-show tickets with 2 parts at only 200,000 VND, compared to the public rate of 300,000 VND.
PART I: HERITAGE ARTS
- - Hai Boi (in Vietnam for 700 years): A classical theatre form influenced by Chinese opeara. it transitioned from being entertainment for the royal court to travelling troupes, featuring many well-known stock characters.
- - Vietnamese imperial court dance (in Vietnam for 500 years): " Unicorn's Bay Birth" (Vietnamese Intangible Heritage of Humanity)
- - Hat Chau Van or Hat Van (in Vietnam for 400 years): traditional operetta. originating from the northern plains
- - Vietnamese imperial court dance (in Vietnam for 500 years): Lantern Dance
- - Stone musical instrument - Central highland Vietnam (in Vietnam for 2,000 years)
PART II: WATER PUPPET SHOW (in Vietnam for 1,000 years)
- - Raising the Festival Flag
- - The narrator: Teu
- - Dragon Dance
- - Agriculture
- - Rearing ducks and catching foxes
- - Fishing
- - Phoenix dance
- - Children playing in water
- - Unicorns play with ball
- - Fary dance
- - Dance of four Holy Animals
The Rex’s Golden Lotus Theatre, with one-of-a-kind interiors which are actually all exteriors to experience in the very heart of the Southern metropolis amid the verdant tropical greenery under the starry sky with spectators seating placed on the elevation of the large balcony, is definitely a venue not to be missed.
Venue: Vertical Garden, Rex Hotel, 141 Nguyen Hue Blvd
Hours: 19:00 – 19:50, Tues, Wed, Sat & Sun
Promotion is valid till 30 August, 2018
Call (028) 3824 4554 Mess: 091 127 3003