P.A.S FESTIVAL, A PERFORMING ARTS EVENT OPEN FOR ALL AGES
Since its first edition at La Cinémathèque in May 2015, P.A.S Festival takes place every year in different theatres in Hanoi: Nhà hát Kịch Việt Nam (Vietnam National Drama Theatre), Nhà hát Nhạc Vũ Kịch Việt Nam (Vietnam Opera and Ballet Theatre), etc. The vocation of the P.A.S. Festival is to create a place and a time for multicultural artistic exchange between the different actors of the performing arts present in Vietnam and South-East Asia.
Over ten days, it gathers theatre, improvisation, dance, and music performances created in Hanoi or elsewhere, presented by children, teenagers, and adults; And intended for a large audience.
The first weekend called Kid P.A.S is for all children under 12 years old. The second weekend, called P.A.S, is for people 12 years old to adults. The week between the Street P.A.S invites our audience to enjoy performances in atypical places.
The majority of the shows are accessible in Vietnamese, English, and French to better serve the main objective of the festival: Intermingling a large public, the meeting, and the cultural exchange through artistic practices.