Popular Vietnamese folk opera performer Kim Tu Long may have gambled too long at a post-performance foray that is recent.
Bizarre since it may seem to us in the West, proceedings have been initiated against well-known Vietnamese Cai Luong (folk opera) singer Kim Tu Long, after the entertainer was found gambling by authorities in Tra On District into the Mekong Delta, Vinh longer Province. Just simple ol’ handmade cards and dice and what will be considered relatively low stakes here had been enough to obtain the performer charged under Vietnam’s strict policy that is anti-gambling citizens.
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Kim Tu Long is really a well-known and popular performer of Cai Luong, a theatrical as a type of contemporary folk opera which is hugely popular with the population in southern Vietnam, particularly in the Mekong Delta. According to Senior Lieutenant Colonel Phan Van Minh, a deputy authorities chief in Vinh Long Province, the artist has been charged with unlawful gambling, after he was discovered among 27 other individuals who were all playing cards for money for a barge anchored at the mouth of Tan Dinh Rivulet, after a performance in June.
Police raided the gambling band and arrested the 27 gamblers, which included two artists that are additional playing on board the barge on June 26th, and seized two decks of playing cards and 22 dice, along with 28 smartphones, VND443 million ($21,120 [Read more…]