Tinh Ca Tren Lua

One of Vietnamese culture is to listen to Tan Co. Most Vietnamese favorite title Tinh Ca Tren Lua. Read more to listen to audio feed and related video clips.

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Vietnamese History: Tuồng or Hát bội

Hát tuồng or “hát bội” was imported from China around the 13th century and was used for entertaining royalty for a time before being adapted for travelling troupes of actors. Stories in the opera tend to be ostensibly historical and frequently focus on the rules of social decorum. Like chèo and other forms of opera from around the world, tuồng employs the use of stock characters who are recognizable from their make-up and costumes, which are typically very elaborate and extravagant.

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