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Xu Dang Trong Art Centre
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5 Aug 2018
“What a good place to visit in Hoi An”
20 Jan 2018
“Music and opportunities”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
9 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hoi An, Vietnam
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Tuong Art is a long tradition of the Vietnamese. Every character on the stage draws a mask to symbolize the character of the character they are performing. Each color on the mask symbolizes the personality and role of the character. White face (beautiful face, calm...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Trung B
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Perhaps my perception would have been better had I gone at the right time. I did try to ascertain when the much talked about performance was to be; however, did not come across anyone who could help comfirm it. There is of course an opportunity...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank klmal61
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Yes, get there early so you have the seat at the start of the music. About 15 more minutes or more before is scheduled to start. Also go to the back of the venue to see how silk lanterns are actually made. You can also...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank wayne m
Reviewed 31 March 2017

During a tour of the Ancient Town we watched a traditional music show in Hoi An. There were local artists singing, dancing and playing traditional instruments. The show went for approximately 30 mintues and was well worth the time spent. The Vietnamese local artists should...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank k0r12345
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Of the 22 sightseeing places in Hoi An Old Town this is far and away the best. Like a lot of things in this region the arrangements are not always clear ;-) If you have bought the (5) Old Town tickets you can use one...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank UndercoverGuest
Reviewed 8 February 2017

This is an excellent free show in the old town and gives a taster of some of the different musical traditions of the region. I particularly liked the singing "bingo" caller which reminded me of the Spanish Gordo Lottery in Spain, the numbers of which...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Karen P
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Get here early. If you think you will get a seat 5 mins before the schedule cultural performance you will be wrong. Was standing room only. Terrific dance/music show. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 20 November 2016

You can stop by here with your ticket to enter Hoi An ancient city. Although a lot of the sites within the old city were disappointing we found this performance to be very soothing. The musicians playing are very talented and the dancers are fun...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank AlexM11955
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

To compliment Hoi An's charm, Xu Dang Trong has daily music and art performances. There's a lady that explains each performance beforehand so you don't get lost in translation. I think it's worth a visit in addition to the various activities in Hoi An. I...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Januspaggers
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Every stuff in this beautiful old house kept me for hours. Amazing handicrafts, silks, brocade... with reasonable price. Love this place!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Thùy L
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20 February 2017|
Response from XuDangTrong |
They are performing the traditional music and dance of Vietnamese culture. It's a bit different with Chinese dance.