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A young painter has released a book telling stories about water puppetry as well as the career of artisans and artists of this traditional art.

Vietnam Puppetry Theatre launches innovative shows for new year

Aiming to bring new experiences to audiences, the Vietnam National Puppetry Theatre will strive to innovate and create quality puppet plays with high artistic value and new forms of expression.

Students’ art project preserves traditional water puppetry

A new art project preserving traditional Vietnamese water puppetry created by students in HCM City has been launched.  

Water puppetry show helps build resilience amidst pandemic

A puppetry show has been staged recently by the Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre, encouraging local people to overcome the formidable challenges brought about by COVID-19.

Veteran artist keeps water puppetry alive

Former director of Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre, Chu Luong, has been recognised by the VN Guinness Book of Records for making the most puppets - around 1,000 puppets in five years.

New puppet show debuts

The experimental puppet show entitled "The Moon" will make debut at the Vietnam Puppet Theater as a tourist product on February 8.

Water puppet performances offered at HCM City Museum of History

Water puppet performances will be offered by the Phuong Nam Theatre at a new stage called The South Dragon Water Puppetry at the HCM City Museum of History this week. 

Dong Ngu village keeps water puppetry alive

Dong Ngu village in Thuan Thanh district, Bac Ninh province, continues to draw crowds to its water puppet shows.

Nam Dinh preserves traditional water puppetry

In recent years, the preservation and development of water puppetry has been paid attention by many localities, including the northern province of Nam Dinh.

Puppeteers breathe new life into puppetry art

Thang Long Water Puppet Theater in the center of the capital city is one of the most popular attractions in Hanoi. 

HCM City festival highlights local and foreign cultures

The HCMC government will organize a festival highlighting the cultures of Vietnam and other countries from November 29 to December 1.

Water puppetry to highlight Vietnamese art at int’l festival

 VietNamNet Bridge – 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 comes full circle in new play

 VietNamNet Bridge – The latest show by theatre director Viet Tu, performed on a 1.5 hectare lake, has broken new ground in more ways than one.

The man who infuses spirit into water puppetry

VietNamNet Bridge – The more modern the society becomes, the more traditional art forms are pushed to the oblivion, and it’s a reality that many artisans have to quit their job to look for other ways to earn a living.

Water puppetry – a must-see show for tourists to Ha Noi

The curtain is raised. A puppet called Teu comes out and introduces himself: “I was born from the heavens/Gone into exile for picking fairy’s peaches/As the world is complicated and treacherous/I’m wandering to see to troubles.”

VN puppets take on popular tales

 VietNamNet Bridge – A troupe from the Viet Nam 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.

Cultural events celebrate New Year

 VietNamNet Bridge – Water puppetry and Dong Ho paintings are just two amongst Viet Nam's many traditional arts selected to entertain locals and tourists alike during the Lunar New Year holiday season in Ha Noi's Old Quarter.

Vietnamese water puppetry shows unique folk art

 VietNamNet Bridge – Founded in 1992, Thang Long Water Puppetry Theatre is one of a few playhouses in the north which have no problem selling tickets.

Six typical tourist activities that many local residents rarely do

 VietNamNet Bridge - Most people in Hanoi have never or have only done once in their lives several activities that are common for foreign tourists.

Water puppetry greets Hans Anderson

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ngo Quynh Dao has officially retired from his profession, but he continues to pursue his art and take it to new places with a passion that borders on religious devotion.