With more than 20 traditional music instruments combining greatly sophisticatedly, in 45 minutes duration length, The Heritage Show is the story of the daily life of Vietnamese people in the Northern Delta countryside.
Our talented artists will bring you back to decade 90s to render magnificent memory of ancient Vietnam. The local touch of vibrant activities such as farming, fishing, gathering are condensed with graceful traditional music and dancing throughout an exotic live performance.
Music instruments which are typical bamboo made such as Monochord (“Đàn Bầu”), 2-String Zither (“Đàn Nhị’), Plucked Lute (“Đàn Đáy”), 16-String Zither (“Đàn Thập Lục”), 36-String Zither (“Đàn Tam Thập Lục”), Flute, Drum and some other folk instruments of Vietnam. By joining in this show, the audience’ll have chance to really enjoy a soundtrack that blends traditional musical styles with contemporary elements featuring by intangible cultural heritages recognized by UNESCO including “Ca Tru” and “Quan Ho”.
DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT THE HERITAGE SHOW
Venue: Ho Chi Minh Museum, 19 Ngoc Ha street, Ba Dinh district, Hanoi
Price’s ticket: GOLD: 280.000 VNĐ - PREMIUM: 330.000 VNĐ
Hotline for booking: 0243.788.00.99 - 08.999.80.818
PRESENTATION ABOUT THIS SHOW
DAWN (By Bamboo Flute Artist Nguyen Tran Hau)
The performance is about bamboo flute as the main instrument, combining with the 36-String Zither (“Dan Tam Thap Luc”), 16-String Zither (“Dan Thap Luc”), Wooden Bell (“Mo Trau”), Folk Percussion Instrument (“Cap Ke”) and other folk musical instruments. The combination of these instruments creates the sound effects similar to sound of birds and insects in early morning.
HARVEST SEASON (By Young and talented “Dan Tranh’ Artist Nguyen Khanh)
“Đan Tranh” (a plucked zither of Vietnam) also known as “Thap Luc” (16-String Zither) is used in Harvest Season. One of the songs in this performance, “Stories of the Day” played by “Thap Luc” and “Đan Nhi” instruments, is particularly emotional for all viewers.
WOMEN IN THE MOONLIGHT (By “Dan Day” Artist Nguyen Thanh Hung & Dancer artist Nguyen Thi Nhung)
It is the performance of Ca Tru Singing -recognized by the UNESCO as intangible
cultural heritages of humanity; including of Dan Day, Trong Chau. There is an innovation in the show this year by using the sound of the bamboo flute. In the dim
light, the girl dancing under the moon. This empress the inner tension torn to
break away from the wall of woman’s role in feudal society.
SUMMER NOON (By People’s Artist Thanh Hoai and “Dan Bau” Artist Phuong Thanh
The lullaby of grandmother and mother brings every Vietnamese back to childhood. Played by “Dan bau” (monochord), the lullaby evokes strong motherhood memories
MANUAL LABOR (By Main Artist Bach Quoc Khanh and colleagues)
After a hard day working, boys and girls in the village go together to the courtyard to sing Giao Duyen singing (style of singing where a boy and girl sing traditional love
songs to express their love for each other). The show uses antique singing styles and was developed in combination with the method of tapping bamboo (a feature of
the Xoan singing of Phu Tho Province) into melody and rhythm to integrate between
the boys and girls.
COUNTRYSIDE MARKET (By “Dan Nhi” Artist Nguyen Xuan Hai)
Combination of “Dan Nhi” (2-string zither) and objects such as pots, barrels, chopsticks, clogs, brooms, Cap ke, Trong Manh are used to simulate sound of a
vibrant morning market in the countryside.
TRADITIONAL HANDICRAFT VILLAGE (By Artist Nguyen Tuan and Artist Pham Dinh Dung)
A fun performance with high interaction with the audience, using the instrument De
Drum (including 5 drums). The audience will be amazed by the two talented artists Tuan Anh and Pham Dinh Dung.
THESES TALENTED ARTISTS
ARTIST MAI TUYET HOA
- Folk musician, vocalist and fiddler, Xam singing artist
- Graduated in 2-String Zither and Music theory by Vietnam National Academy of Music
- Revising the tradition of Ha Thi Cau’s singing style since 2006
MUSICIAN GIANG SON
- Musician, Lecturer at Academy of Theatre and Cinema
- Master’s degree in music composer by Vietnam National Academy of Music
- Impressive Musician in Vietnam Song 2005
PEOPLE’S ARTIST THANH HOAI
- Cheo artist
- Award of “Meritorious Artist”
- Award of “People’s artist”
PEOPLE’S ARTIST XUAN HOACH
- Musician, Xam & Chau Van artist, music instruments makers
- Award of “Meritorious Artist”
- Recognized as a World Artisan by the World Masters Committee
The Heritage Show is the first show in Vietnam to use more than 20 folk music instruments such as Monochord, 2-String Zither, Plucked Lute, Plucked Zither, Drum, Flute… etc combing with intangible cultural heritages recognized by UNESCO are “Ca Tru” and “Quan Ho” to illustrate the simplicity of local daily life of Vietnamese people in the decade 90s.
The organizers want to send the messages to international passengers about new fresh experience of vivid cultural activities in a day in a typical Vietnamese village in the Northern Delta. They create a strong foundation that is a savvy blend of art performance and lightings, unique folk music instruments, comtemporary dancings movements performing by celebrated artists.
Vietnamese Village Life
Vibrant activities of Vietnamese people’s local life are remarked in 45-minute show performance. The show travels you back to decade 90s to witness one of the most beautiful moment of country when we are full of energy to be on top of development of everything after recovering from wars for years.
Exotic Live Performance
As a team’s effort of more than 15 celebrated artists, the organizers are proud of offering you just not a show, but an unforgettable experience about Vietnamese people, culture and country. The true value of it is a blend of music, people, talents and passion to give travelers one of the most authentic art performance throughout Vietnam.
Traditional Music Instruments
Using more than 20 different kinds of instruments and passing through 7 parts, the show itself is a symphony about Vietnam’s culture and daily life of our people. The instruments are being smartly selected to perform by skillful artists while guests would have joy, comfort and relaxing moments.
Cultural Heritage By UNESCO
Typical soundtrack that blends traditional musical styles with contemporary elements featuring by intangible cultural heritages recognized by UNESCO including “Ca Tru” and “Quan Ho”. The artists combine the classical nodes with modern style of singings to please not only local native people but also every travelers.