East Asian cultures hit Hanoi in August

By Ngoc Bi, Thanh Nien News

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Korea’s Talchum dance performance is among the highlights of the week of South Korean cultural activities, which  is being held from August 17 – 23 in Hanoi. Korea’s Talchum dance performance is among the highlights of the week of South Korean cultural activities, which is being held from August 17 – 23 in Hanoi.

Art lovers in Hanoi will enjoy a rare opportunity to see various cultural activities from Japanese and South Korean artists.

Fourteen Korean artists will present a Pungmul mask exhibition, Talchum folk dancing and many traditional dishes from the country.

The week of South Korean cultural activities is being held from August 17 – 23 in the Museum of Vietnamese Women at 36 Ly Thuong Kiet Street.

The cultural festival is free for everyone.

Meanwhile, a Japanese puppet show, co-organized by the Japan Foundation and the Bunraku company from Osaka, will be held on August 30.

The traditional form of puppet theater was founded in Osaka in 1684.
The show will begin at 10 a.m. on the second floor of the Vietnam Puppet Theater at 361 Truong Chinh Street, Thanh Xuan District.

 

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