As revealed by Vice Director of the theater Nguyen Tien Dung, about 17 artists will join the tour.

The performances in France in November has supplemented the list of countries that the Vietnam National Puppetry Theater has been going on tours this year.

Bright colors: Artists from the Vietnam National Puppetry Theater have performed in many tours around the world. (Photo courtesy of the Vietnam National Puppetry Theater) 

Since this September, artists from the theater group have performed in many arts events around the world, including the fifth China-ASEAN Theatrical Festival Week; “Japan Festival” in Kanagawa, Japan; Gyeonggi Asia Arts Festival in the Republic of Korea; and "Tea in Mytischi" Festival, the fourth international puppet festival, organized in Mytischi City, Moscow.

Most recently, they have returned from art performances organized for overseas Vietnamese in Singapore at the invitation of the Vietnamese Embassy in Singapore. The event aimed to introduce Vietnam’s traditional arts forms and language to the audience, especially Vietnamese children overseas.

Particularly, a performance by the Vietnam National Puppetry Theater was awarded with the highest prize at the "Tea in Mytischi" Festival last September, which showcased 28 excellent performances by 14 art troupes from eight countries - Argentina, Belarus, Brazil, Vietnam, as well as Germany, Lithuania, Moldova and host country Russia.

Vietnam’s performance titled Mau Sac Vietnam (Vietnam’s Colors) impressed the audience with its unique cultural features, traditional tunes and colors of modern theatrical music of the country, by portraying lively poetic pictures of the landscape and everyday life.

Source: VNA