After being picked up from your hotel with a minivan meet your guide, you will begin the evening with a wonderful dinner at a lovely local restaurant. After dinner, you will make your way to the theater to enjoy the Water Puppet Show. Puppets are made from light timbers, carved, polished, and decorated with different colors to demonstrate the clear personalities of each character. Water puppetry is a unique Vietnamese art form performed in a large pool using the water as a stage. The artisans inside the cabin control puppets. They perform each pole, rope, puppets with the system of ropes arranged outside or under the water. The stage is decorated with flags, fans, parasols. It is considered as one of the most traditional and important parts of Vietnamese culture.Enjoy the Vietnamese orchestra, which provides the background music for the show. The orchestra is manned by an array of talented singers accompanied by professional musicians performing with traditional musical instruments. The show is a great way to learn more about Vietnamese rural life and folklore. The programs performed, especially those involving tales of day-to-day living, often have humorous plot twists for you to enjoy.