Entertainment activities on International Children's Day

(VOVworld) - Entertainment centres in HCM City have offered new shows on the occasion of the International Day for Children (June 1). Dam Sen Tourist Park in District 9 offered a variety show, ‘Happy Summer for Children’ performed by singers, dancers and puppeteers from traditional art troupes. Activities will be performed daily until mid-June.

Entertainment activities on International Children's Day - ảnh 1
A performance of the story "The adventure of a cricket"

The annual festival, Fruits of Southern Region, opens on June 1, with hundreds of stalls displaying local fruits and vegetables and dishes. At the nine-day event, a cuisine party will offer many sweet cakes and soups at discounts of 40 percent to attract children and parents.

The Children’s Cultural House in District 1 will stage a circus and drama ‘Pink Lotus for Children’ today, featuring music, dance, pantomime and circus tricks. The show is about national heroes to help young audiences learn about the country’s history. Many games, exhibitions, paintings and sports competitions will also be featured. More than 150 poor children from the city’s 24 districts will be invited to enjoy the two-day event to get gifts of toys and candies donated by local organisations.
Two prestigious art troupes for children, the IDECAF Drama Troupe and Hong Van Drama Troupe, will stage new plays on the natural world and animals for children aged between five and 13. The play ‘Story of Little Pig’ staged by young artists at Hong Van Theatre, highlights love and friendship. These performances combine the traditional genres of circus and puppetry with modern music and dance.
Meanwhile, cultural houses for children are set to hold contests in cooking, painting, story-telling, singing and dancing that will highlight topics like peace and love.