Why is Hoi An Memories acclaimed as the world's most beautiful show? Explore ticket booking and prices for the performance.

23 November 2023 Blog Admin
The immersive art performance, Hoi An Memories, made its debut in 2018. By 2019, Reuters, one of the world's largest news agencies, praised it as the most beautiful show globally. With its grand scale, elaborate production, and a narrative spanning 400 years of Hoi An's trading history, the live performance in Hoi An continues to attract thousands of spectators every night. Beyond Reuters, hundreds of newspapers worldwide have lavished praise on this spectacle. In this article, let's delve into Hoi An Memories - the world's most beautiful show.

1. Introduction to the Hoi An Memories Show

Hoi An Memories show as the world's largest outdoor live art performance in Vietnam, capturing the essence of the cultural, historical, and distinctive identity of the ancient town of Hoi An. The show unfolds through five acts, transporting the audience to historical moments and developmental stages of the Hoi An region over four centuries.

Sân khấu của Ký ức Hội An - Show diễn đẹp nhất thế giới

The Stage of Hoi An Memories - The Most Beautiful Show in the World

The artistic performances of Hoi An Memories take place on Hoi An Memories Land, situated on Hen Islet, Cam Nam, Hoi An. The show runs every day of the week (except Tuesdays) from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Besides enjoying the world's most beautiful show, visitors stepping into the Hoi An Impressions Park—the first themed cultural park in Vietnam located on Hoi An Memories Land—can also witness various minishows and participate in numerous activities.

These minishows bring to life stories infused with the spirit, history, and cultural heritage of the nation. For instance, "Bà chúa Tằm Tang" narrates the love story of Lord Nguyễn Phúc Lan and Queen Dowager Doan Thi Ngoc. Another show reenacts the wedding of Princess Ngoc Hoa with Japanese merchant Araki Sorato. Additionally, cultural tales are portrayed, such as the "Rước Nước" show, reviving the festival of the Cham people living on Cu Lao Cham island.

Minishow Bà chúa Tằm Tang tại công viên Ấn tượng Hội An

"Bà chúa Tằm Tang" Minishow at Hoi An Impression Theme Park

In addition, there are numerous other performances such as "Lord Nguyễn Selects Generals," "The Tiger Caged in a Tiger Cage," "The World of Hoi An," and more. Each act brings different colors and styles, providing visitors with deeper insights into the history of Vietnam and the trading port of Hoi An. Alongside these performances are various activities like water puppet shows, participation in traditional games, and crafting, allowing visitors to have a multifaceted experience.

Therefore, apart from experiencing the Hoi An Memories live art performance, visitors can also enjoy and participate in a myriad of other exciting activities at Hoi An Impression Theme Park.

2. Why "Hoi An Memories Show" is Called the "Most Beautiful Show in the World"

2.1 Elaborate Staging and Grandeur

"Hoi An Memories Show," recognized as the most beautiful show in the world, boasts a colossal stage spanning 25,000m2, bringing together nearly 500 performers and a state-of-the-art sound and lighting system meticulously arranged across the stage and a grandstand with over 3,300 seats. These impressive numbers attest to the grandiosity of the program.

Buổi biểu diễn nghệ thuật Ký ức Hội An quy tụ hơn 500 diễn viên tham dự

With its scale, the show has been acknowledged by the Vietnam Record Organization (VietKings) as the "Daily Art Performance Program with the Largest Number of Participants" and the "Largest Outdoor Performance Stage in Vietnam" in 2018.

With four years spent on conceptualization and staging, this is currently the most sophisticated performance in Vietnam. The seamless coordination between performers and the audio-visual system will paint a magnificent, emotionally charged picture that viewers will find unforgettable.

Every backdrop, costume, and prop in the performance is carefully calculated and intricately constructed, not only adhering closely to history but also creating vibrant, harmonious, and impressive scenes. Traditional props, such as conical hats or wooden looms, are combined with dynamic lighting effects, offering a fresh yet culturally rich experience. Undoubtedly, viewers will be overwhelmed by the sophistication and grandeur of the performance.

2.2 Pinnacle of Artistic Performance

The grand scale is not the sole impressive aspect of the show acclaimed as the most beautiful in the world, according to Reuters. The soul-stirring performances, mesmerizing choreography, and the reenactment of historical scenes and timeless lives by the performers constitute the unique elements that contribute to the resonance of Hoi An Memories.

Undoubtedly, anyone witnessing the ensemble of performers dressed in Ao Dai and conical hats stepping onto the stage bathed in light, accompanied by the thematic music of Hoi An Memories in the first act of the performance, will be deeply impressed. Every step is meticulously choreographed, leaving a profound impression with a blend of tradition and a sense of novelty. The meticulous synchronization of movements and the impressive arrangement of lights create a visually stimulating effect, accompanied by the musical soundtrack. The "sparkling stars" in the main song, featuring Vietnamese women in Ao Dai, evoke a delicate, modest charm that is simultaneously vibrant and enchanting.

Sự đồng bộ trong chuyển động của các diễn viên và sự bố trí ánh sáng ấn tượng tạo nên một hiệu ứng thị giác đầy kích thích

The seamless coordination in the movements of the performers and the striking arrangement of lights create a visually stimulating effect.

In segments performed underwater, the actors execute powerful, resolute movements on the water's surface, resonating with the deep, majestic beats of the drums. The reverberating sound echoes from the water's surface, blending seamlessly with the resonance of the drums, creating a spatial experience within the stage.

These are merely glimpses of the elaborate performance lasting over an hour, featuring numerous impressive acts eagerly anticipated by the audience.

2.3 Recreating the History and Culture of Hoi An Authentically

Hoi An Memories, acclaimed as the most beautiful show in the world, not only presents impressive and artistically rich scenes but also astonishes viewers with the vivid and spectacular portrayal of the general history and, more specifically, the history of Hoi An.

Hoi An Memories unfolds on five stages, resembling chapters that come together to form a complete story:

Stage One - Lives:

Serving as the grand opening for Vietnam's most elaborate artistic performance, Lives initiates the narrative with radiant paths of light, marking the beginning of Hoi An's journey spanning hundreds of years.

Sinh mệnh của một con người nối liền với sinh mệnh của một vùng đất

The most striking highlight is the path of light, adorned with 100 women in Ao Dai, walking in curves and twists symbolizing the exploration and expansion of Vietnamese people from the North to the South along the Cai Quan road. The cries of birth in the first stage not only symbolize the birth of a new life but also represent the birth of a new land.

Stage Two - Wedding:

Màn diễn tái hiện khung cảnh tráng lễ trong lễ cưới của Huyền Trân công chúa và vua Chăm Pa

This stage tells the wedding story of Princess Huyen Tran and King Cham Pa Che Man. The performance not only reproduces the splendid scene of one of the most famous weddings in history but also pays homage to the unsung heroines who, in the quest for territorial expansion, fought valiantly beyond the borders. Huyen Tran princess is one such woman, who, without armor or weaponry, journeyed thousands of miles for the sake of the nation, exchanging her own life for the peace and joy of the people.

Stage Three - Lanterns and Sea:

In this third stage named Lanterns and Sea, the audience is transported to the 16th-17th century life in Hoi An. This period marked the time when Hoi An residents began venturing into the vast sea, living in harmony with it, exploiting the abundant resources of the sea while facing its ferocity.

However, Hoi An Memories, the world's most beautiful show, chooses to convey a different story in this stage. It is a love story permeated with nostalgia, sweetness, involving a young man drifting on the sea and a girl on the mainland. Every night, she releases lanterns on the Hoai River, praying for his safe return, triumphing over the storms of the open sea.

Những ngọn đèn hoa đăng chờ bóng người về bên cửa biểnThe lanterns await the return of their loved ones by the seaside.

The performance illustrates precious virtues such as loyalty and deep emotion of the Vietnamese people through an emotionally rich love story. The love story serves as a snapshot of the lives of Hoi An residents as well as the Vietnamese people in the 16th-17th century.

Stage Four - Integration:

The fourth stage portrays a flourishing and prosperous Hoi An, reaching the zenith of its golden age. Hoi An in the 16th-18th century was a place where traders and vessels from all over the world converged, exchanging local products, handicrafts, and goods from the four corners of the globe. It was also a period when various foreign cultural influences were incorporated into the city, with architectural structures and cultural relics from countries like Japan and China still existing in Hoi An today.

Một Hội An nhộn nhịp, đầy sắc màu được tái hiện tại Ký ức Hội An

A bustling, vibrant Hoi An is recreated at Hoi An Memories.

The Integration stage in Hoi An Memories, the world's most beautiful show, provides a fresh perspective on how Hoi An embraced and absorbed diverse cultural traits from many countries. Thanks to meticulous investment in costumes and props, the performance vividly illustrates the lifestyle and activities of foreigners at the Hoi An port during that era, full of vivid colors.

Stage Five - Ao Dai:

The national costume of Vietnam becomes the focal point that concludes Hoi An Memories, the world's most beautiful show. The colorful Ao Dai dresses traverse the bright path of light, symbolizing the transition to the modern era. In the fifth stage, Hoi An's transformation into modern times is depicted while preserving traditional elements and the essence of the national culture through traditional dances.

National costumes in the final stage of Hoi An Memories - the world's most beautiful show.

Carrying the spirit of Vietnam, the graceful Ao Dai in Hoi An Memories will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression on viewers, whether local or international tourists. Through the Ao Dai, we witness the figure and graceful beauty of Vietnamese women – modest and gentle, yet alluring.

2.4 Bringing Vietnamese Culture Closer to the World

The performance of Hoi An Memories encapsulates numerous artistic, cultural, and historical values of Vietnam. This is an aspect that will attract international friends, helping international tourists gain a deeper understanding of Vietnamese culture and history. Through this performance, a beautiful and gentle image of Vietnam is conveyed to the world.

The Title of Hoi An Memories - The World's Most Beautiful Show is an International Recognition

In the modern era, preserving cultural heritage in the face of global integration is crucial. The beauty of culture, history, and traditions forms the distinctiveness of a country, a nation in the eyes of the world. Shows like Hoi An Memories contribute to preserving and transmitting the cultural values of the Vietnamese people.

3. Ticket Booking and Prices for Hoi An Memories Show

3.1 Booking Method:

Through the official website of the Hoi An Memories Show.

Via travel applications and websites such as Traveloka, Klook, AST,...

Advance booking through the hotline: 1900636600.

Direct purchase at Hoi An Impression Park.

Direct message to the fanpage of Dao Ky Uc Hoi An - Hoian Memories Land.

3.2 Ticket Prices:

Prices may vary depending on the seat location and age. The table below provides a reference for Hoi An Memories - The World's Most Beautiful Show ticket prices.

[Table of Ticket Prices for Hoi An Memories - The World's Most Beautiful Show]

When booking tickets for Hoi An Memories, customers will enjoy free admission to Hoi An Impression Park, participate in traditional games, and watch mini-shows.

In conclusion, Hoi An Memories - The World's Most Beautiful Show is an indispensable art performance for tourists visiting Hoi An. The program is a masterpiece of intricate and grandiose artistic creation. With a duration of over an hour and five emotionally charged acts, the show recounts the historical story of Hoi An through a new, modern, and emotional artistic perspective.

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