Water Puppet Theatre

Water puppetry is certainly one of typical stage artwork of Vietnam culture - exhibiting the intelligence, creativeness of individuals; being specialty of Vietnam’s wet - rice civilization.

water puppet show in Hanoi VietnamThang Long Puppet Theatre is a well-known cultural place for home and international vacationers. It's located on Dinh Tien Hoang avenue and close by many different sights in Hanoi as Hoan Kiem Lake & Ngoc Son Temple, Hanoi Old Quarter, Ly Thai To Park, Hanoi Opera House, and so forth. It supplies the water puppet present which is exclusive Vietnam conventional artwork.  

The theatre was established on October 1969 and now turn into the main model identify of Vietnamese water puppetry. The Theatre has of preservation, upkeep and growth of the normal water puppetry; confirm-reinforce its model identify; contribute important half to the commercial and pace up the cultural and artwork trade and cooperation in the world. There are sometimes 5-7 shows every day to fulfill with calls for of audiences.

The principle content material of water puppet present is about each day lifetime of Vietnamese farmers (cultivating, tending buffalo, catching fishes…), communal leisure (swimming contest, dragon dancing…), or historic legends (Le Loi returns treasured sword…). Performances are accompanied by a Vietnamese orchestra taking part in conventional music utilizing drums, wood bells, horns, bamboo flutes and cymbals. There are additionally genuine Vietnamese operatic songs telling the story that's being acted out by the puppets.  And the principle music used within the water puppetry efficiency is music of Cheo which is the precise conventional artwork within the Northern plain.