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+)

12/04/2017 11:21

Kong: Skull Island studio in Ninh Binh to open

The studio where film Kong: Skull Island was shot in the northern province of Ninh Binh is being restored and will open to tourists on April 15.

10/04/2017 17:00

Trans-Vietnam train route named among Asia’s most scenic

UK-based travel publisher Rough Guides has described Vietnam’s north-south rail link as one of the most scenic routes in Asia.

10/04/2017 16:55

Quang Tri: Con Co Island greets first visitors

The People’s Committee of the island district of Con Co, central Quang Tri province, has welcomed first visitors to the island on the pilot Cua Viet-Con Co route.