Hát Tuồng Backstage

Hát tuồng is one of the oldest art forms in Vietnam, and is said to have existed since the late 12th century. It’s believed to be influenced by Chinese opera performance techniques, but subsequently evolving and changed into a new form embodying Vietnamese characteristics and nature.

Photographed with the Fuji X Pro-1/Fujinon XF 18mm in Hanoi, Vietnam.
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