Recurring Traditional Events

Recurring Traditional Events

Traditional cultural events which take place on an on-going or recurring basis.

The Wanderer’s Song

The Wanderer’s Song
Hát xẩm is a style of Vietnamese song traditionally performed by the poor, the blind, and especially wanderers. Only one instrument, the two-stringed violin (đàn nhị) or the single-stringed zither (đàn bầu ) accompany the singer.

Street in front of Đông Xuân Market
Đông Xuân St.
Shows every Saturday 7:30pm

Translation from English to Vietnamese by Bùi Phương Thảo.

Water Puppets

Thăng Long Water Puppet Theatre
57B Đinh Tiên Hoàng
Tel:  04-3822-0268
Shows in the afternoons and evenings at:
3:30, 5:00, 6:30, 8:00, 9:15
Tickets:  40 000 – 60 000vnđ
Sunday mornings 9:30 (special ½ price for children)

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
Hguyễn Văn Huyên
Tel:  (84-4) 3756 2193,
e-mail:  [email protected]
Shows every Saturday and Sunday at:  10:00am, 11:30am, 2:30pm, 4:00pm
Tickets:  20 000vnđ for adults, 10,000vnđ for children, children under 6 are free.  This fee is in addition to the regular museum entrance fee.

National Circus Theater

National Circus Theater
67-69 Trần Nhân Tông
Tel:  04-3942-2116
Shows every day at 10:00am and 8:00pm
Tickets:  40 000 – 50 000vnđ

Hà Nội Chèo Club

Hà Nội Chèo Club
15 Nguyễn Đình Chiểu
Tel:  04-2943-7361
Traditional Vietnamese opera accompanied by traditional orchestra.
Shows Mondays and Fridays at 8:00pm
Tickets:  50 000vnđ

Việt Nam Tuồng Theater

Việt Nam Tuồng Theater
51 Đường Thành, Hanoi
Tel:  04-3828-7268
Five excerpts from classic tuồng plays.
Shows Wednesdays and Thursdays at 5:00pm
Tickets:  50 000vnđ

Ca trù Thăng Long

ca tru

Ca trù Thăng Long
87 Ma May, Hanoi
Tel:  + 01223 266 897, 0906 266 897,  + 04. 3853.6732

Shows 8 pm – 9 pm Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Tickets:  USD 10


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