INHERITED A CULTURAL HERITAGE
“The four palaces” or Tu Phu Performance was inspired by the ritual of the spiritual medium ship (Len Dong) of the Mother Religion believing in The Mother Goddess who brings about favorable weather, happiness and fullness to people.
As a type of folk arts, Len Dong ritual is a spiritual performance
that is aimed at paying respect to the historical Vietnamese heroes, who fought to defend the country and about the career masters who can be memorized by people nowadays.
Len Dong comprises of 36 sections. They are 36 different stories about 36 Gods and Goddesses. In each section, the medium is supposed to be incarnated by a different God or Goddess as soon as his or her head is covered by a red square scarf.
The reincarnatation of Goddess of Mountain & Forest Performance
It is said that Goddess of Mountains & Forests with green shining customes, feather fan and light on hand always brings luck and wealth to the people. In this performance, audience witnesses the actress incarnating Goddess of Mountains & Forests with exact mood and gestures.
The reincarnatation of General “Ong Muoi“ Performance
It is believed that “Ong Muoi” is the son of King of Ocean. In the real life, he served King Le Loi as the General Nguyen Xi. He made great contribution to defeat the Chinese invaders. When war was over, he lived in Nghe An province then became the God and left the earth. During his life as talented warrior, he was well known for poems, he was always in yellow long dress and traditional yellow embroidered turban. He had lots of servants serving him betel, tea, cigarettes while musicians were performing traditional Folk music.
The little Princess of Mountain & Forest Performance
One upon the time, the little Princess served the Goddess of Mountains & Forests. She put on brocade, silver necklace, dancing with umbrella and baskets of flowers. The little Princess not only healed sick and bring luck to the people by offerring flowers and gifts to them
Place to see: Cong Nhan Theater, 42 Trang Tien st, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi
Schedule: Every Thursday, Saturday at 6.00 pm, 7.30 pm
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