We were walking along Pho Ma May in Hanoi's Old Quarter the other night and were given a brochure about a ca tru musical performance. Knowing nothing about ca tru we decided... read more
"Visiting Vietnam without listening to a rhythm of ca tru...
"Visiting Vietnam without listening to a rhythm of ca tru traditional music means that you've not discovered the real spirit of Vietnam yet."
"Free yourself and get immersed in ca tru while enjoying performance by Thang Long Ca Tru Theatre. It is a voluntary, non-profit group of ca tru musicians founded in 2006. Long-time history, unique instruments, impressive music tones and meaningful song lyrics made ca tru recognized by UNESCO as the World Intangible Cutural Heritage."
"This is a concert for about 70 persons held in an old temple in the old quarter of Hanoi. They are good about explaining the instruments and the history of the music. They even let you come try out the instruments. The hot tea and little cake is a nice touch at intermission"
"The singers had such dear, expressive faces and sang with such intensity. The instruments were unique and had a real otherworldly quality to them and the presentation and overall performance were of a very high quality. I felt delighted, entertained and educated. Well worth going to see."-Visited wrote
The show is on every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday night at 6pm and 8pm, Friday and Sunday night at 8pm at 28 Hang Buom (Quan De Temple).