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The entire show is in Vietnamese so we had no idea what was actually going on. That said the skill involved and the music/singing with it were both awesome. I would definitely recommend going to see it if you are in Hanoi.
When travelling to other countries we always try to do something that is traditional to it.
This show is exactly that, tells various stories of the local area and history through the water puppets.
My wife had read that this was meant to be a...More
We were told to check this out and enjoyed the music, culture and artistry of the show. We didn't really understand what was going on as it was all in Vietnamese but definitely was a spectacle. It could have been a little shorter but the...More
I'd watched puppet shows in India, though the bath puppet show was the 1st period. The narration with music and also song was truly enjoyable on the ears, simply it had been in Vietnamese. MUST GO in case you're in Hanoi. It's only for an...More
It's 45 minutes if your life you'll never get back but what a wonderful way to spend that three quarters of an hour. On stage there is an octet of musicians in traditional costume who perform throughout the show the most exquisite music;one of whom...More
Like the other reviewers the story is hard to follow as there are not English narrative or description.
Having said that you can’t but help marvel at the skill of the puppeteer and also the musicians.
It was not expensive - adult ticket 100,000 VND....More
We liked the puppet show! It was in Vietnamese with a bit of English translation at the beginning. It's great for the entire household! There is a live band there giving the music for the show too. They make use of traditional instruments.
A very vietnamese experience.
The water puppet show is a good chance to watch something different.
The introduction to each mini show is in English but all the language in the actual shows are in vietnamese. It doesnt matter, you do get a sense of...More