Vietnamese Water Puppet shows date back as far as the 11th century. Today the most famous spot to watch them is Thang Long Theatre in downtown Ha Noi. A very colourful event by which the puppeteers do their job behind bamboo curtains, manipulating their puppets with meterlong poles which are hidden under water, and the orchestra not just playing the accompanying music but also lend their voices to the puppets themselves. [ more... ]