THE MIST SHOW
- An art & Vietnamese cultural show
- A synergy of farming life metaphors
- Neo-Classic ft. Contemporary Dance
- Live music with mixing between traditional & modern musical instruments
- Toured inUS in September, 2014
- Duration: 60-70 minutes
- Venue: Saigon Opera House
Seating Plan in Saigon Opera House (07 Cong Truong Lam Son St, District 1, HCMC)
aah![A] - off-centered view from the wings of the auditorium - a limit view from rear area (marked
as yellow color)
ooh![O] - centered view, located at ground level - popular choice (marked as green color)
wow![W] - overall & centered view from the first floor - best view (marked as purple color)
Show Schedule – The shows start at 18:00pm or 20:30pm based on show date
Standing magnificently at the heart of Ho Chi Minh City is the Saigon Opera House, which is also known as the Municipal Theater. The building stands as one of the impressive sight in Saigon – both night and day.
Saigon Opera House was built in 1898 by the French architect – Eugene Ferret, following the “flamboyant” style of the French Third Republic. It was set to be two meters higher than the street surface with two door layers, in order to prevent traffic noise.
Built in parallel structure, the Opera House is located on the city’s center axis, connecting the metro station and roundabout in front of Ben Thanh market. From a distance, the Opera House looks like a beautiful gigantic city gate. The architecture boasts stone-carved ornaments and statues at the entrance, crystal chandeliers, and shiny granite floor at the lobby area – all built with materials imported from France. The oval auditorium with 468 seats offers good view from every seat. It is also echo-free and therefore preserves all the sound inside the theatre.
The theatre is now a venue for many high profile events and cultural – entertainment activities of the city. Certified as a national relic in 2012, this magnificent building stays on top of the must-visit of Ho Chi Minh City.