water puppetry,nam dinh,vietnam craft village

Song Que water puppet art troupe of Nam Truc district performes at the Museum of Nam Dinh province. (Photo: VNA)

water puppetry,nam dinh,vietnam craft village


Rach village in Hong Quang commune, Nam Truc district is the place where water puppetry was established in the 10th century and has a traditional craft of making statues and puppets for water puppet shows. In the photo: Artisan Phan Van Manh in Hong Quang commune, Nam Truc district introduces the puppets. (Photo: VNA)

 
water puppetry,nam dinh,vietnam craft village



Puppets are crafted by people in Rach village, Hong Quang commune, Nam Truc district. (Photo: VNA)

water puppetry,nam dinh,vietnam craft village



Puppets are crafted by people in Rach village, Hong Quang commune, Nam Truc district for water puppet shows. (Photo: VNA)

water puppetry,nam dinh,vietnam craft village



Puppets are also made for sale as traditional souvenirs. (Photo: VNA)