PERIOD COSTUMES – BREATHING LIFE INTO CHARACTERS

  • Namthilanguage
  • 12/10/2020

After 1975, cải lương pieces adapted from historical fictions such as Tiếng trống Mê Linh, Thái hậu Dương Vân Nga, Câu thơ yên ngựa, Tô Hiến Thành xử án, Rạng ngọc Côn Sơn experienced booming success. One of many significant factors contributing to such success was their period costumes, carefully and intricately created by famous artisans such as Tám Trống, Hai Cố Đô…

The costumes used in cải lương convey unique historic and cultural values, as well as conserve our national traits, aesthetics, symbolism, and respect for this artistic field.

*Source: Nguyễn Ngọc Sang, M.A. – Sài Gòn gìn vàng giữ ngọc/ Preserving the Gems of Saigon
*Photo: Facebook – Cải Lương – Trăm Năm Nguồn Cội

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