Water Puppetry in Vietnam (Part 2) – How Water Puppets are Produced?

The ingenious combination of hard-to-move puppets and waving water has created a significant attraction to visitors from all over the world to visit Thang Long Kinh Ky (the old name of Hanoi.) Have you ever been curious about how water puppets are made of? If the answer is yes, explore it with me.

In Part I, we learned about water puppetry in Vietnam. You may remember that those miraculous puppets are skillfully controlled under the water. The ingenious combination of hard-to-move puppets and waving water has created a significant attraction to visitors from all over the world to visit Thang Long Kinh Ky (the old name of Hanoi.) Have you ever been curious about how water puppets are made of? If the answer is yes, explore it with me.

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Water puppetry in Vietnam – (Part 1) Wonder Water Puppets

Puppets appear in all five continents and bring the uniqueness of their own countries. However, only by coming to Vietnam can you see a different kind of puppet show.

There is a type of art found in many countries in the world; however, in Vietnam, it has a different style. Looking at a picture below, can you guess which type of art is mentioned?

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Exactly! That is puppetry. Puppet shows appear in all five continents and bring the uniqueness of their own countries. However, only by coming to Vietnam can you see a different kind of puppet show. It is not performed on the ground, but on the water, which makes its name “water puppetry.”

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