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+)

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An Giang Tourism Month kicks off

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