In bustling Ho Chi Minh City, there are special folk art shows and performances that bring the audiences such a brilliant and value-enriched entertainment shows. Through these performances, you feel like getting a ticket to travel into space, back to witness the lively scenes of life of the ancient Vietnamese people. Among them, a play of the Suong Som show is a typical example.
The Suong Som Show is a contemporary dance combining with the traditional, colorful, and semi-classical bale that revives the lives of Vietnamese farmers through the day and the early morning rice. The life of the farmers who sell their faces to the land, and their backs to heaven is both joyful and sad, but then attached to the rice plant, rice seeds.
Throughout the show, the audience will be amazed and deeply touched when revisiting the familiar images in a traditional Vietnamese village with rice, straw, bamboo, lemongrass, bamboo wall, coconuts, rattans, and the chicken crows every morning. Then the oil lamps in the late night, the long ao dai, the brown ao ba ba in early morning mists, the callings, the harvest season, rice hoe, hammock.... The audiences will pass through all the levels of emotions: joy, excitement, melancholy, deposition, and there are also the moments of being sobbing and humbling. Not only that, but the whole room is also sublimated when immersed in the music and the performances of excellence.
With a rich and valuable play and body language performances, Suong Soon show has won the hearts of both domestic and foreign audiences, from young people to strict adults, or the art enthusiasts. They’re from foreign friends who travel to Vietnam for the first time to those who have lived here for many years. During the night, the image of a simple, gentle, and beautiful Vietnam that is displayed through the memory of the fields and even goes deeper in the hearts of every audience! Suong Som show really gave everyone a fun evening immersed in art.
It’s known that the dramatic Suong Som play performed by the Arabesque team was brought to the United States through the invitation of Center Stage, a program created by the Department of Culture - Education, United States Department of State.
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