VOV.VN - The art of puppetry is said to reflect people’s knowledge, creativity, and sense of humor. Vietnamese puppetry has been recognized globally in recent years thanks to the contribution of many Vietnamese puppeteers, including People’s Artist Nguyen Tien Dung.
VOV.VN - Thang Long Water Puppet Theater in the center of the capital city is one of the most popular attractions in Hanoi. The theater’s puppeteers have been making a great efforts to revitalize their art. This effort has succeeded in making puppetry more popular.
VOV.VN - A street carnival celebrating the city’s 65th liberation day anniversary of October 30, 1954, is scheduled to take place at Square 30/10 in the northern province of Hai Duong on October 26.
Tourists to Hanoi should not miss these must-visit attractions.
Vietnamese water puppetry will represent the national performing arts at the International Theatre Festival of Kerala (ITFoK), which will be held from January 20 to 26 in India.
Water puppetry is among the traditional art forms most recommended for foreign visitors in Vietnam.
Four hundred representatives from foreign embassies and organisations in Vietnam took part in a spring trip around the Co Loa historical relic site and Dao Thuc water puppetry village in Hanoi on March 24.
VOV.VN - Puppeteer Phan Thanh Liem will introduce Vietnam water puppetry to audiences at the Yang-ju Culture and Arts Centre July 25-Aug 10 to mark the 25th anniversary of Vietnam-Republic of Korea diplomatic relations.
The latest show by theatre director Viet Tu, performed on a 1.5 hectare lake, has broken new ground in more ways than one.
Water puppetry, a distinctive Vietnamese art and an intangible cultural heritage of Vietnamese people, has come closer to international friends thanks to efforts made by water puppet artist Phan Thanh Liem.
VOV.VN - When spring comes, people flock to Dao Thuc village on the outskirts of Hanoi to watch comical water puppet performances.
VOV.VN - Bao Ha village in Haiphong province has a long history of creating and performing puppets. Here, two types of puppetry co-exist: water and non-water puppetry.
The Vietnam Cai luong Theatre will attend the China-ASEAN Theatre Festival, performing a cai luong show for the first time, in Nanning, Guangxi, from September 17 to 23.
VOV.VN - Water puppetry troupes in Nguyen and Dong Cac villages are the most famous in Thai Binh province. Nguyen villagers are proud of their long cultural tradition and secret of making puppets. Puppet artisans are just ordinary farmers.
A new theatre offering traditional shows aimed at visitors will be built in downtown Ho Chi Minh City in July.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese water puppetry is a unique folk art, believed to be more than 1000 years old. A guide book says “Not watching a performance of water puppetry means not visiting Vietnam yet.”
VOV.VN - Water puppetry is a typical artistic genre in the Red River Delta. It is closely associated with Vietnam’s wet rice civilization.
A troupe from the Vietnam Puppetry Theatre is in the French cities of Lyon and Le Revest-les-Eaux to perform with water puppetry the classic fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen.
Water puppetry performances began in the World Cultural Heritage Site of Hoi An Ancient Town on a weekly basis as from October 2, adding a new attraction to both tourists and local people.
(VOV) - A Vietnam festival known as Vietnam Festa Kanagawa held recently in Yokohama city introduces Vietnam’s culture, arts, music, fashion and cuisine. A gallery of photos: