Vietnamese version of the german "Kasperle Theater" :). Highly recommended. Overall 50 minutes. Some parts in local language, but (in my opinion) it's not a real plot, but show, so no need to follow...
About Thang Long Water Puppet Theater
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The Water Puppet Show wasn't my cup of tea. You need to appreciate Vietnamese music and singing as well understand the traditional story to enjoy the show.
It lasts an hour and tells folk tales in a totally unique way. The theatre is fun in itself as a throwback to the French era. The skill of the puppeteers is amazing and the musical accompaniment very authentic. A must do if having a...More
Didn't expect to enjoy as much as I did. The show is accompanied by traditional musical instruments and singing. The puppetry is colorful and unique and well performed. Deals with local culture and traditions through some 12 different short acts. Certainly worth the entrance fee.
The show started at 6:30pm and lasted for about 45 minutes. At the front of the theatre, there is a pool where most of the action happens. On the left side, there is a small stage for the musicians and singers. The show started with...More
Not something I would have chosen myself, but glad the tour included this 1 hour show. Very hard to take photos and clever the way they can manipulate the puppets in the water. Music and singing great and the vocals were good. Just sit back...More