The manikins are controlled by close to eight puppeteers taking cover behind a bamboo screen. The prestigious Thang Long Water Puppet demonstrate is thought to be one of the social features of Northern Vietnam going back to a convention that initially began in the Red River Delta.
It incorporate ious short outlines as opposed to one long story, taking the group of onlookers on an adventure of antiquated town life, horticultural gathers and moves of legendary animals. Most shows additionally highlight the well known Legend of the Restored Sword of King Le which tells the story of Hoan Kiem Lake and the monster tortoise. The unrecorded music has an indispensable impact of the show with artists regularly yelling inspirational statements to the manikins.