Noh theatre's roots date back as far as the eighth century, but the plays performed today were largely developed around Japan's Muromachi period from 1336-1573. Photo: AFP "We've been pushed into a tough situation," said Okura, who went four months without a single performance. … [Read more...] about Can Japan’s ancient Noh theatre survive coronavirus?
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HCM City (VNS/VNA) - Netflix and M-TP Entertainment are teaming up to bring Son Tung M-TP: Sky Tour Movie to the service on September 2, streaming Vietnam’s first-ever musical documentary to viewers in 190 countries worldwide. The move reinforces Netflix’s commitment to offer global audiences great local stories, allowing viewers to be inspired by the work of this hugely promising Vietnamese talent, in support of his vision to bring V-Pop to the world. Following the success of Sky Tour concerts across Việt Nam in 2019, Son Tung M-TP and his crew at M-TP Entertainment decided to relive these unforgettable moments on the big screen. Son Tung M-TP: Sky Tour Movie is Vietnam’s first musical documentary and has already established some tough-to-beat records: 10,000 tickets sold within 48 hours and 5.5 billion VND in box-office revenue just three days after its mid-June premiere. This documentary has been widely praised for its enchanting … [Read more...] about Netflix to showcase Vietnamese artist to a global audience
“I met thousands of young volunteers, from Thanh Hóa, Thái Bình, and Nam Định provinces, as well as ethnic minority people from the northwestern mountains. We sang and danced to brighten up their days. I still remember one time we carried sacks of rice to a ferry station on Road 6. It was a dark, muddy, and wet time deep in the jungle, but we had fun and we were fighting.” … [Read more...] about Life and history intertwine
“Sơn Tùng’s music transcends borders. His artistry resonates with not only fans in Việt Nam, but other markets beyond Southeast Asia. While millions of adoring fans in Việt Nam and beyond have enjoyed his music, Netflix is delighted to be given the opportunity to help make his relationship with fans more intimate by making this musical documentary available in 190 countries worldwide,” said Raphael Phang, Manager, Content Acquisition SEA, Netflix. … [Read more...] about Netflix to showcase Vietnamese artist Sơn Tùng M-TP to a global audience
“The theme of Thương Quá Việt Nam is ‘Magic Show—Four Music Female Stars in the Past and Today’. All nine songs in the album showcase love stories and women with quality music by four pop stars who were pioneers in the country’s contemporary music,” said Vĩ, who is also a singer. … [Read more...] about Album featuring pop stars in the 1960s-80s released