The Southern Professional Stage Festival opens today, December 14 in Can Tho province with the participation of 15 art troupes from cities and provinces from the southern region.
There will be 15 performances including 13 cai luong (reformed opera) plays, and together with one play and one opera.
Most of the performances feature contemporary themes, burning issues of society and people's life in the revolutionary cause, socialist construction and national renovation.
The festival is expected to take place from December 14 to 22. After that, art troupes plan to perform in districts and towns in Can Tho province to entertain the local populace.
Reprinted with permission from Nhan Dan Newspaper