Several music and art activities celebrating Tet 2020 in Nha Trang

Friday, 31/01/2020, 20:53 [GMT+7]

Several music and art activities celebrating Tet 2020 in Nha Trang

Nha Trang City has celebrated Lunar New Year (Tet) 2020 with several music and art activities. The locals and tourists in the beach city have enjoyed festive atmosphere with diverse traditional and modern colors.
 
 
Art performance at Khanh Hoa Province’s 2020 Lunar New Year video-conference
Art performance at Khanh Hoa Province’s 2020 Lunar New Year video-conference
 
Several activities 
 
2-4 Square and beach parks along Tran Phu Street have been the venues for many Tet activities in Nha Trang. The first activity was the video-conference celebrating the 90th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, the 90th anniversary of Khanh Hoa Province’s Party Committee, and Tet 2020 on the evening of January 21 (lunar January 27).  The video-conference not only conveyed the great values and milestones of the Communist Party in 90 years and expressed gratitude to Uncle Ho but also introduced the images of Nha Trang-Khanh Hoa to people in and outside the country, stated Ho Van Mung, Head of Khanh Hoa Provincial Department of Propaganda and Training.
 
 
Performance of Hai Dang Song and Dance Troupe
Performance of Hai Dang Song and Dance Troupe
 
On Lunar New Year’s Eve, the artists and actors of Khanh Hoa Province’s Culture-Cinema Center and Hai Dang song and dance troupe performed exciting, upbeat and joyful songs about the spring and Tet. The vibrant and inspiring music heated up the atmosphere with thousands of locals and tourists gathering at 2-4 Square to welcome the first moments of Lunar New Year 2020. As the clock tickled over to the New Year, fireworks explored over the square. “This is the first time I celebrate Lunar New Year this way. I can feel the bustling atmosphere and happiness. The performances are also impressive,” said Pletnyova, a Russian tourist.
 
 
Performance of Khanh Hoa Province’s Culture-Cinema Center
Performance of Khanh Hoa Province’s Culture-Cinema Center
 
Khanh Hoa Province’s Culture-Cinema Center holds music performances opposite Tue Tinh Street between January 25 and February 3. The beach park opposite Khanh Hoa museum was the venue for performances of the artists of Khanh Hoa Provincial Traditional Art Theatre. Specially, Khanh Hoa Province’s Monument Preservation Center organized an art show about Vietnamese Tet festival, which left good impression on many audiences.
 
Hallmark of traditional culture and art
 
Nha Trang-Khanh Hoa has lively reflected a part of Vietnam’s traditional culture and art through the local 2020 Tet activities with Ao Dai shows, performance costumes bearing the culture of Vietnamese ethnic groups, and contents conveyed through performances. Besides traditional elements, the organizers added modern elements to meet the taste of young audience.
 
 
Art show about Vietnamese Tet
Art show about Vietnamese Tet
 
The traditional activities organized on the 2020 Tet occasion in Nha Trang included the performances of traditional music instruments of Hai Dang Song and Dance Troupe, Quan Ho (love duet) singing, Nghe Tinh Vi-Dam folk music singing, Don ca tai tu (traditional improvisational chamber music) singing, etc. of Khanh Hoa Province’s Culture-Cinema Center.
 
Nha Trang City held a contest on folk songs for 20 teams of 27 localities in the city. Bài chòi show of Khanh Hoa Provincial Traditional Art Theatre has taken place at the beach park opposite Novotel Nha Trang. This year’s Tet occasion also saw new activities of Khanh Hoa Province’s Monument Preservation Center, which are folk games from lunar January 1 to 4 (January 25-28) and art show about Vietnamese Tet held at 2-4 Square on lunar January 4 (January 28).  The artists and actors of the center re-enacted the legend of Mai An Tiem, adopted son of a Hung King. This is also the Vietnamese legend about watermelon. The folk music and royal court music played at the art show partly introduced the beauty of Vietnam’s traditional music to visitors.
 
 
A lot locals and tourists watching music show on Lunar New Year’s Eve
A lot locals and tourists watching music show on Lunar New Year’s Eve
Giang Đinh
Translated by H.N