Hanoi (VNA) – A play based on real stories about Vietnamese volunteer
soldiers in Laos during wartime took stage at the Lao national cultural centre
in Vientiane on July 14.
its script written by renowned Lao artist Hongnakhon Thumphala, the play, named
“Sharing a trench”, depicts the friendship and mutual support between Lao and
Vietnamese soldiers while protecting a strategic spot in the northern Lao
province of Xiengkhuang in 1972. In their last battle together, the Vietnamese
soldier takes a fatal bullet for his Lao companion, who survives and continues
to fight till victory.
play ran in 90 minutes with the participation of 80 actors and actresses,
making it one of the biggest plays Laos has conducted this year.
filled the centre to watch the play, which was specially arranged by the
performing art department under the Lao Ministry of Information, Culture and
Tourism to praise the two countries’ solidarity and amity.
ministry said “Sharing a trench” will be staged in other provinces and
cities across Laos in the coming time.-VNA