Observing Puppet-making Process: An Interesting Experience Only at Longlink Water Puppet Theatre
When tourists visit Longlink Water Puppet Theatre, besides enjoying water puppet performances, they also can join many interesting activities, one of which is observing the puppet-making process.
Longlink Water Puppet Theatre – the first outdoor traditional theatre in Hanoi
Longlink Water Puppet Theatre is located in the outdoor gallery of Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, which is on Nguyen Van Huyen St, Cau Giay Dist, Hanoi. This is a special place where we can catch sight of many symbols of Vietnamese old villages, namely the rice field, thatched roof, bamboo tables & chairs, etc.
Observing puppet-making process is an interesting experience at Longlink Water Puppet Theatre
Besides enjoying traditional water puppet shows, tourists can take part in a lot of activities to explore Vietnamese culture, including learning how to control water puppets, discovering secrets of water puppetry, observing puppet-making process.
Especially, at the theatre, you can observe how puppeteers use necessary materials to form a performable puppets. There are 7 essential steps: designing, blocking, carving, scraping, body forming, lacquering and checking.