Vietnam, Water and Puppets

Land and Water

“Traveling along vietnam, one can see water everywhere: in rivers, in paddy-fields and in residential areas.

For thousand of years, water has become an indispensable element of the country.

Thus, in the Vietnamese language, đất nước (land and water) means the country or the motherland.”

Pham Hoang Hai, “Vietnamese Water Puppetry”, 2011

This entry was published on August 6, 2011 at 23:53. It’s filed under water puppets' notes and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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