Artists from the Vietnam National Puppetry Theatre treated Vietnamese expatriates in Russia to a show at the Hanoi-Moscow Complex on August 21.

The show drew a crowded audience and rounds of applause.

 Earlier, the Vietnamese troupe took part in the Petrushka World Puppet Carnival in Yekaterinburg from August 12 – 20.

The event attracted the participation of 30 countries, with 40 performances staged. Vietnam won top prize and was recognised as the best puppet-design team.

While in Yekaterinburg, the troupe also hosted a show for the Vietnamese community.   

The Vietnam National Puppetry Theatre has a 60-year-long history of development, housing a significant number of leading puppetry researchers, directors, visual artists, fine art decorators and puppet performers.-VNA