Album: Traditional art of water puppetry

Traditional art of water puppetry

Water puppetry is a traditional Vietnamese folk art (Trung Kien/Vietnam+)

Traditional art of water puppetry

The Thang Long puppet theatre, which is located in the city centre, has become a familiar destination for thousands of tourists

Traditional art of water puppetry

Boat race performance. (Photo: Trung Kien/Vietnam+)

Traditional art of water puppetry

Boat race performance. (Photo: Trung Kien/Vietnam+)

Traditional art of water puppetry

Large number of foreign visitors are drawn to the water puppet show. (Photo: Trung Kien/Vietnam+)

Traditional art of water puppetry

Fairy dance. (Photo: Trung Kien/Vietanm+)

Traditional art of water puppetry

A re-enactment of Vietnamese farmers ploughing and bailing out water. (Photo: Trung Kien/Vietnam+)

Traditional art of water puppetry

A re-enactment of Vietnamese farmers ploughing and bailing out water. (Photo: Trung Kien/Vietnam+)

Traditional art of water puppetry

Ancient procession. (Photo: Trung Kien/Vietnam+)

Traditional art of water puppetry

Ancient procession. (Photo: Trung Kien/Vietnam+)

Traditional art of water puppetry

Traditional musical instruments accompanying the water puppet show. (Trung Kien/Vietnam+)

Traditional art of water puppetry

Visitors are enraptured by the dazzling performance (Trung Kien/Vietnam+)

21/03/2017 13:58

Sleepless in HCM City: a tourism initiative

New York, famously known as the “city that never sleeps,” will soon be joined by Ho Chi Minh City, which is aspiring to that status in an effort to step up its tourism game.

14/03/2017 10:58

Ancient herbal teas are fit for a king

Recipes from the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945) in Hue provide us with an idea of the type of tea and wine consumed by the royals in the former imperial capital city.

13/03/2017 16:36

Con Co island tourism route opens

The People’s Committee of the central province of Quang Tri has announced a project to open the Con Co island tourism route.