china edition


Puppet Show

Puppet show in China dates back to 2,000 years ago, and the most of the shows today are still based on folk tales.

Puppet showIt doesn't matter whether you know Chinese or not; you could enjoy the shows as well by just watching the fighting and dancing.

Puppet shows are attractive both to children and to grownups. Its beautiful consumers, its rolling eyes, deft fingers, moving lips, except its size, a puppet looks like real. But it's not. It has to rely on sticks or strings.

There is another kind of puppet called glove puppet (Bu Dai Mu'ou), which is like a glove covering on your hand, in the form of a little person or an animal.