A troupe from the Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre represented Vietnam at the 8 th Asian Performing Arts Festival (APAF), held in Tokyo from Nov. 26-29.

The Vietnamese puppeteers performed with others from Seoul, Taipei, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, New Delhi and Tokyo.

The APAF is just one of a number of joint projects under the Asian Major Cities Network 21 programme, and aims to promote mutual understanding and cultural exchanges between Asian countries.

The first APAF was held in Tokyo in 2002./.