|Selon la presse française:" Les marionnettes sont
manipulées par une adresse qu'il est difficile d'imaginer...".
Les marionnettes sont manipulées comme par magie, ce qui constitue
le charme et l'esprit créateur de ce genre artistique.
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Water puppetry is a traditional performing art of Vietnam dating back to
a very old age. The Sung Thien Linh stele at Doi pagoda (in Duy Tien
district, Nam Ha province) dating back to 1121 (under the Ly dynasty) bears
the inscription that the first water puppet was then staged in honor of the
Due to the natural condition and their agriculture activities it was the
Vietnamese peasants who were the creators of this performing art. Water
puppet shows usually took place in the past when the farm work had been
generally completed, in Spring time, or in festivals. The French formerly
called this performing art with gentle puppet figures "the soul of the
Vietnamese rice fields with creativeness and a sense of discovery". Water
of puppetry should rank among the most important forms of puppet theater.
|The way of using water to activate the puppet and to hide the
manipulating apparatus and the manipulation of the show constitute the most
splendid creativity. Water give breath to puppet figures , and make them
looks fresh. Water also involved in the show, as the saying has it that:
"Water also becomes a character of the puppet show".
surface gently undulating with a flock of swimming ducks becomes
romantic in the illusory veil of smoke when a group of fairies landing for
singing and dancing. But it also becomes seething and furious during naval
battles or when powerful dragons are emerging.
|A French newspaper wrote: " The puppet figures are manipulated with
an unimaginable cleverness. It's like they are commanded by a magical
power." This remark also manifests the attractiveness and creativeness
of water puppet show.
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