Yoo Oh Chun has a great passion for Vietnamese culture and has learnt the Tale of Kieu composed by Nguyen Du by heart. She has also spent years creating contemporary dance pieces from the masterpiece.
Yoo Oh Chun will co-operate alongside singer Kwon Soon Kang to create a modern dance play with the participation of leading young ballet performers for the event on June 22.
Audiences will have the chance to experience a new version of the Tale of Kieu which will combine both Vietnamese and Korean culture.
The performance will have aspects to entice thousands of Korean people who live and work in HCM City as it also depicts Korean cultural characteristics.
By creating the musical play, the Tale of Kieu composed by Nguyen Du has been introduced to a wider audience worldwide.