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Local organizers run dinner show to lure more tourists

 VietNamNet Bridge – The first dinner show in a weekly program named “Lung Linh Sai Gon” (Sparkling Saigon) will be unveiled to audiences starting from December 17 at Queen Hall in HCMC’s District 4.

VietNamNet Bridge – The first dinner show in a weekly program named “Lung Linh Sai Gon” (Sparkling Saigon) will be unveiled to audiences starting from December 17 at Queen Hall in HCMC’s District 4.



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Artists Nam Khanh (R) and Duyen Quynh will perform “Romeo and Juliet” musical on stage of Lung Linh Sai Gon dinner show - Photo: courtesy of organizers

 

 

 

The show is a combination of music, dance and culinary art, initiated by HCMC-based Ngoc Suong Group with stage and dance directors from HCMC Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO). The organizers expect to lure around 800 tourists and locals per show to enjoy performances about Vietnam’s culture and people.

Each show is opened by a dance act “Truyen thuyet Au Co” (The legend of Au Co) whose music is composed by Viet Anh, an author of many popular songs like Dong song lo dang and Dem nam mo pho, and choreographed by Phuc Hai. The content of the dance is about the roots of Vietnam.

A solo singing performance of a folk song “Em di xem hoi trang ram” (I go to a full moon festival) by singer Uyen Trang and Lung Linh Saigon dance troupe will also be staged to showcase typical traits of the northern delta.

There is a fashion show featuring traditional costumes of ao dai (Vietnam’s long dress), ao tu than (four-part traditional dress) accompanied with traditional music of the north and mountainous regions. Next performances are popular songs of the central city of Hue and coastal regions, like “Ai ra xu Hue” performed by Ngoc Mai and dancers and a group of songs “Ho the muc” by Lua Viet band.

The first half of the show will be wrapped up with the song “Lung Linh Sai Gon” (Sparkling Saigon) to represent a modern Saigon in lively melody and lyrics.

The world renown musical “Romeo and Juliet” will be revived on stage by performances of artists Nam Khanh (Romeo) and Duyen Quynh (Juliet) and dancers through some popular songs in French, including Amour Heureux, Le balcon, and Le chant de l’alouette in the second half of the show.

Cabaret dances accompanied by lighting effects will follow. Dancers wear costumes and makeup styles of some popular characters Charlie Chaplin, Marilyn Monroe, and James Bond to entertain audiences. These artists will also perform typical Hawaii or Samba dance moves.

Upcoming “Sparkling Saigon” shows are held on December 24-25 and January 1, 2, 7, 8, 14, 18, 20, 28 and 30 at Queen Hall, 5 Nguyen Tat Thanh Street in HCMC’s District 4.

Tickets are priced at VND500,000 per person (show watching only) and VND900,000 per person inclusive of dinner.

The organizers will change all the acts of the show for every three or four months.

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