Int'l experimental theater festival to be held in Vietnam

2016-09-28 04:19:44 GMT2016-09-28 12:19:44(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

HANOI, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- The International Experimental Theater Festival will be held in Hanoi on Nov. 12-19, with the participation of 23 countries, the Vietnam Stage Artists Association said Wednesday.

Dozens of art troupes from China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, India, the Philippines, Vietnam, France, Germany, Hungary, Greece, Macedonia and Panama will bring their new plays to the festival.

Experimental theatre is a term showing avant-garde nature of artistic movements aiming at theater innovation; and its purpose is to enrich theatrical art by renovating its form as well as its structure, says the association.

A total of 12 art troupes in Vietnam, including those specializing in its traditional "Cai Luong" (reformed theater) and puppetry, will present their fine plays at the festival.

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