Directed and written by Lê Quý Dương, the piece is an imaginative story reflecting the urgent problems facing the world such as child abduction, noise pollution, poverty, ocean disputes and war.
The 5th International Puppet Festival opened on Monday night with puppeteers from eight countries performing at Âu Cơ Theatre. The festival runs from October 8-15 in Hà Nội.
Puppets made from balloons telling stories of princess, animals and the ocean are this summer's big hit - especially to the younger generation.
Images of wet rice cultivation, which not only fed the people but also created a traditional culture – the Red River civilisation of Việt people, have been replicated vividly in the newest show of the Hà Nội-based stage director Việt Tú.
An art show entitled Tứ Phủ (Four Palaces ) was held last week at Hà Nội’s Công Nhân Theatre. It was one of the activities being organised to celebrate International Francophone Day in Việt Nam.