A short walk from downtown, The Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theater is an entertaining and fun activity for audiences of all ages but will captivate younger age groups especially those around age whose imagination is really revving up.
There are a lot of different kind of puppets shows all over the world, but not one like The Dragon water Puppet one who has it roots in the 11th century when water puppet theaters were performed in the Delta rice’s fields with puppets playing over the water.
The Shows is done in a pool of water, and the puppets are controlled by around ten puppeteers hiding behind a bamboo screen. The performances usually include some short sketches with colorful characters who takes the audience on a journey of an ancient village life, the celebration of rice, and an adaptation of fairy tales, legends and dances of mythical creatures. This poetic performance comes with singers and a Vietnamese orchestra playing traditional music using drums, wooden bells, horns, bamboo flutes, and cymbals.
The renowned Golden Dragon water Puppet Theater is one of the cultural highlights of Vietnam so don’t miss the opportunity to see the Water puppets performs in their original country!
Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theater – 55B Nguyen Minh Khai Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
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