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+)

05/12/2017 14:02

Sa Pa resort town recognised as national tourism site

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently signed a decision recognising the resort town of Sa Pa in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai as a national tourism site.

05/12/2017 13:57

Red Dao 'capital’ is mountain wonderland

Located 1,000m above sea level, Ho Thau commune in the northern mountains has cool weather all year round and breathtaking landscapes.

28/11/2017 17:16

Hill people keep nation fragrant

Phia Thap is a small community of 50 homes in the northern border province of Cao Bang. Besides agriculture, the tiny mountain hamlet is well-known for making incense, an ancient trade passed down for hundreds of years.