Many cultural programs planned for Lunar New Year in Nha Trang

Tuesday, 31/12/2019, 13:36 [GMT+7]

Many cultural programs planned for Lunar New Year in Nha Trang

The units under Khanh Hoa Provincial Department of Culture and Sports will hold many art and music activities for the locals and tourists in Nha Trang City on the 2020 Lunar New Year holiday.
 
According to the recently-issued plan for the 2020 Lunar New Year activities of Khanh Hoa Provincial Department of Culture and Sports, the 2-4 Square (Nha Trang) is the main venue for numerous art and music shows celebrating Lunar New Year. On Lunar New Year’s Eve, a music and fashion show is planned to take place at the square, featuring the lively performances of the artists and actors of Khanh Hoa Province’s Culture-Cinema Center and Hai Dang song and dance troupe.
 
The province’s Traditional Art Theatre will hold an art show at the 2-14 Square on the evening of January 25 (lunar January 1). The square is also the venue for a unicorn-lion-dragon dance show on January 26 (lunar January 2) and a music show on January 27 (lunar January 3).
 
Khanh Hoa Provincial Monument Preservation Center will introduce to the locals and tourists in Nha Trang its new show about New Year of Vietnam at the 2-4 Square on January 28 (lunar January 4). Songs, dances and instrumental items reflecting the traditional culture of Vietnam are the highlight of the show.

 

Several Lunar New Year activities will be held in Nha Trang
Several Lunar New Year activities will be held in Nha Trang
 
The cultural units in Khanh Hoa Province have been carefully preparing and practicing for the 2020 Lunar New Year activities, aiming to offer the locals and tourists in the beach city quality performances full of happy and joyful atmosphere of New Year. Before, during and after Lunar New Year holidays, the provincial Culture-Cinema Center holds several activities. Specifically, from January 19 to 22, the center will hold a show of music bands and dance groups, a show introducing authors and their works, and a fashion show at the center’s outdoor stage (No.5 2-Street, Nha Trang). New Year bài chòi show will take place at the beach park opposite Novotel Nha Trang from January 25 to February 5. The park opposite Tue Tinh Street is the venue for night street music performances during Lunar New Year 2020. As usual, the center will hold a human chess contest from January 27 to 29 (lunar January 3 to 5).
 
Besides the shows on Lunar New Year’s Eve and lunar January 3 (January 27), Hai Dang song and dance troupe will have two other art shows on January 21 and February 3. Khanh Hoa Provincial Traditional Art Theatre is preparing for street art performances taking place at the beach park opposite the provincial museum from January 26 to 29 and New Year activities at Ponagar Temple from January 31 to February 3.
 
Locals and tourists visiting Ponagar Temple and Hon Chong tourist site on Lunar New Year occasion can also watch Vietnam’s music instrumental performances, exhibitions on calligraphic letters, pottery-making and brocade-weaving techniques, and traditional dances of ethnic group Cham. From January 25 to 28 (lunar January 1 to 4), New Year folk games, a new activity of Khanh Hoa Province’s Monument Preservation Center, will be held at the beach park opposite Novotel Nha Trang. The province’s library and Journalists’ Association will cooperate to organize Spring Newspaper Festival and exhibitions. The provincial museum will exhibit ornamental trees, bonsai, and art dry trees, etc.
 
Giang Đinh
Translated by H.N