Water puppetry is a unique form of Vietnamese art, which has existed for more than 1000 years. We don’t know whether water puppets appear in other countries or whether they remain only in Vietnam, but we do know that they continue to spread and to gain intimacy with their audiences. In many travel guide to Vietnam, people said that “Not watching a performance of water puppetry means not traveling to Vietnam yet.” Most visitors to Vietnam should try to watch a show of water puppetry at least once. If you want to see water puppets in the true environment, you must watch them in the cradle where they began – in the open air of a village in Vietnam’s northern Red River Delta.
The fairy dance
If you're travelling to Vietnam, you may be trying to work out how to spend your time in the country's major cities - Hanoi, the capital in the north, and Saigon, the commercial centre in the south. We've run a comparison between the two cities to help you make your choices. We’re into historic, tasty, photogenic places, with lots of local character - so these are the things that form the basis for our recommendations.
Finding the perfect place to shoot a major motion picture is an early issue any studio must face. Will they film in a studio? Will the jungle be computer-generated? The decision sets the aesthetic for a film and can often make or break a production.For Jordan Vogt-Roberts, director of “Kong: Skull Island,” it was not a matter to be taken lightly. “I made the decision very early on that I wanted 'Skull Island' to be as real as possible,” he told Travel + Leisure. “I wanted it to feel like a tactile, tangible place.”
Kong skull island in Vietnam
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