Place of Interest : Hanoi opera house



Hanoi Opera House is an architecture for the Performing Arts is located on the August Revolution Square , the location of Trang Tien Street , Hoan Kiem Lake and not far from the Vietnam History Museum
Local and history

        Hanoi Opera House is an architecture for the Performing Arts is located on the August Revolution Square, the location of Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem Lake and not far from the Vietnam History Museum. French works were constructed in 1901 and completed in 1911, according to the form Opéra Garnier in Paris but smaller stature and use of materials in accordance with local climatic conditions. The work of two architects and Broyer Harlay colorful, architectural lines of the theater in the south of France, with the organization of space, performance space, stairs, entrance hall ... similar to the European theater in the early 20th century.  Although it is a work of eclectic architecture, mixed styles, but Hanoi Opera House still looks bold neoclassical France, especially in the architectural structure, two types of roof slates, roofing segment along the inside decoration. Launched later than the theater in Saigon and Haiphong, but Hanoi Opera House is the most complete architecture and became a familiar image, characteristic of Hanoi.


Hanoi opera house
Hanoi opera house


Performances

        Since its completion, the Opera House has served as one of the important cultural center of the capita, where frequent cultural activities, art performances. The Opera House is the birthplace of drama, and honor the Vietnam theater, and the art form symphonic, choral, opera, ballet. Not only that, there is a local theater bearing the imprint of history, has been the home of the National Assembly of Vietnam 's first independent meeting and adopted the Constitution in 1946, the first constitution of Vietnam as well as the Union government list Resistance Democratic Republic of Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City head); National Resistance Commissioner (Vo Nguyen Giap as president) National Advisory group (Vinh Thuy made ​​commander). After a time term degradation, works regain old beauty after the restoration from 1995 to 1997, to prepare for the Summit of the Francophonie today, the Opera House is one of the venues most important in Hanoi, are those who see art as a "shrine" for classical art  like many architectural and cultural forms other intangible, Hanoi Opera House became a testament to the historical period of the city, a time when the culture of mutual interference .

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