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Address: 39 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An, Vietnam
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17:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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I paid 100,000vd for the 5pm show which is only about AU$6 and I thought was good value. I don't have the ticket which includes a number of attractions so was happy to pay... read more

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I paid 100,000vd for the 5pm show which is only about AU$6 and I thought was good value. I don't have the ticket which includes a number of attractions so was happy to pay separately. As I understand it, the free (if you have the ticket) show is 20 minutes and is held mid morning and midafternoon. It is very... More 

Thank bemusedtraveller
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We just happened to be passing this little theatre and mask workshop late Sunday afternoon then noticed the sign: "daily performance at 17:00". For 100,000 VND each (5$ US) we thought we'd give it a try and we were delighted with the show. We had songs, dance, and the most amazing range of sounds from very basic musical instruments. Don't... More 

1 Thank John H
Adelaide, Australia
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Worth watching this as part of the 5 attractions you can choose using the Hoi An entrance ticket. I particularly enjoyed the traditional dances and sorrowfully sweet sounds produced with the Vietnamese violin.

Thank LinusNg
Cambridge, New Zealand
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632 reviews
433 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Always expect the unexpected and I was pleasantly surprised. It was my first time with the Vietnamese performance. Didn't run to the length of time I was expecting. But what I did see was very clever and intriguing. Tip : book early , arrive early

Thank Janr20
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29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Didn't see the complimentary show, but paid VND100K for the 5.30 show. There were more performers than audience. It was enjoyable, a little kitch, performers amused themselves as well as us. Don't take this too seriously or expect some high level professionalism. Good to see the different instruments. With the show only being about 45min, there is time to go... More 

Thank dolight
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

The 20min complimentary show in the traditional theater is excellent! However never buy ticket for the “special show” at 5:30pm located at the performance house of traditional arts!! First, they told us the show is 1 hour it turned out only 30min. Secondly, the show almost 80% the same as complimentary one. Thirdly, the carpet n the seats are very... More 

1 Thank Olivia M
Sydney, Australia
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2015

The seating is not comfortable but I loved the performance and the audience was encouraged to participate. There were a number of short performances to cater for a variety of tastes.

Thank Kate T
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54 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2015

We were 4 of 7 in the audience when we went - there were more performers. Kids liked the show, and we thought it was interesting to see and hear some of the Vietnamese culture. It seems like it needs quite a bit of a facelift though. Was only about a 45 minute show, but I wouldn't have wanted more... More 

Thank tlcaracas
Newcastle, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2014

The theatre is set in an old wooden building and relatively small. We dropped there in the morning and enjoyed a short performances of traditional dances and music.. There was also a Vietnamese Bingo game with participation of the audience.. where to my surprise, I won a small prise..

Thank Viktorovna2014
Brisbane, Australia
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70 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2014

The show was a good mix of song and dance, not too long and not too complicated. Amazing sounds (amplifier assisted) from such simple instruments. Dances were basic and graceful.

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