Water puppet show on Phu Quoc island

Water puppet show on Phu Quoc island
UPDATED: 03 Sep 2015 361 Views
The Phu Quoc water puppet show & theater located in Duong Dong town brings the traditional art of “ Múa rối nước” or water puppetry to Vietnam’s largest island. The art dates back to the 11th century and this new show brings another great entertainment venue to Phu Quoc. [caption id="attachment_211" align="alignnone" width="700"]Water puppet show Water puppet show[/caption] Discover the Phu Quoc water puppet show & theater Water puppetry originated in Vietnam and has a history in the 12th century. The puppets are controlled by the artist hands and are made of wood which have been lathered in a special lacquer to help prevent corrosion when they are subject to water. The puppets dance on a stage of water, much like how it was done in the old days. The dance is coordinated to traditional Vietnamese folk music and the stories that are told are those that depict local village life. [caption id="attachment_209" align="alignnone" width="600"]Water puppet show Water puppet show[/caption] Phu Quoc water puppet ticket prices, show times and schedule Fares: 150.000 VND adult | 60.000 VND child | Free for small children

Afternoon show

Day: Saturday & Sunday

Time: 5:00pm

Evening shows

Day: Monday to Sunday

Time: 7:30pm &8:45pm

*Special private shows can be arranged for large groups and tours. Dao Ngoc water puppet theater program The unique repertoire selected from the Vietnam traditional puppetry:
  1. Hanging flags, flags enabled, turn on tape
  2. Teu “giao dau”
  3. Clown Teu + buffaloes fighting
  4. Ducks
  5. Fishing
  6. Children in the waterway
  7. Eight fairies dance
  8. Swing
  9. Tambourince’dance
  10. Lions dispute ball
  11. Turtle offered sword to Le Loi
  12. Chi Lang win
  13. The story of Hoan Kiem Lake
  14. Four spirit dance [caption id="attachment_210" align="alignnone" width="754"]Water puppet show Water puppet show[/caption]
There is also a program for children and seperate program for those who want to learn the art of water puppetry. Other interesting activities on Phu Quoc island: motobike ride, jet skiing.