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The Taiwanese Hand Puppet Show In Taipei

The Taiwanese Hand Puppet Show In Taipei - Taipei, Taiwan

Duration: 1 hour
Location: Taipei, Taiwan

From USD
$28.00

Hand puppet is a type of opera using cloth puppets that originated during the 17th century in Quanzhou or Zhangzhou of China's Fujian province, and historically practised in the Min Nan-speaking areas such as Quanzhou, Zhangzhou, the Guangdong region of Chaoshan, and other parts of southern China. Take this opportunity, travel expert comment the history of Hand Puppet in Taiwan.

Traditional Hand Puppet is originated in Fujian, a province of China during the late Ming and early Qing dynasties ... More info ›

Hand puppet is a type of opera using cloth puppets that originated during the 17th century in Quanzhou or Zhangzhou of China's Fujian province, and historically practised in the Min Nan-speaking areas such as Quanzhou, Zhangzhou, the Guangdong region of Chaoshan, and other parts of southern China. Take this opportunity, travel expert comment the history of Hand Puppet in Taiwan.

Traditional Hand Puppet is originated in Fujian, a province of China during the late Ming and early Qing dynasties. In the 50s, in order to attract more audience, the puppeteers in Taiwan decided to create the size of the puppets and add modern music, lights and special effects in the performance. It's called Golden Light Puppet. TV Hand Puppet is a new style of puppetry started to appear on TV since 70s. The puppets are bigger, more gorgeous and more delicate. It has become very popular among the young generation in Taiwan.

Show rundown:

Part 1 – Main Show

Story Line: The Mayor and the Lion.

Scene 1: A funny mayor greets the audience

Scene 2: Two boys perform Chinese kungfu

Scene 3: The lion strolls around, sleeps, tumbles, greets and then loses its temper.

Scene 4: The mayor plays with the lion.

Scene 5: A cannibal monster claims that he is afraid of any hard rocks that you throw…

Part 2 – Introduction of Taiwanese Hand Puppet and to learn traditional one,every guest can learn how to perform with puppets.

Part 3 – Invite you up on the stage to perform

To join the performance on the stage and experience “Taiwan Hand Puppet” with us.

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TaipeiEYE Traditional Chinese Opera Show Ticket

TaipeiEYE Traditional Chinese Opera Show Ticket - Taipei, Taiwan
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Duration: 60 to 90 minutes
Location: Taipei, Taiwan

From USD
$18.50

Enjoy a 90-minute performance of traditional Taiwanese and Chinese opera and theater arts during an evening at TaipeiEYE. Renowned for its accessible take on Chinese opera, TaipeiEYE also offers a selection of programs such as aboriginal dance, puppetry, acrobatics and martial arts, depending on the season ... More info ›

Enjoy a 90-minute performance of traditional Taiwanese and Chinese opera and theater arts during an evening at TaipeiEYE. Renowned for its accessible take on Chinese opera, TaipeiEYE also offers a selection of programs such as aboriginal dance, puppetry, acrobatics and martial arts, depending on the season. ‘Lion Dance’ and ‘Mulan’ are among some of the classic Chinese tales that unfold on stage during this visually captivating evening, which includes opportunities for taking photos with the artists. Arrive early to watch the performers do their makeup and put on costumes.

Visit: TaipeiEYE, 3F, No.113 Section 2, Zhongshan North Road Jinzhou Road Entrance, Taipei 104 Taiwan

In the evening, make your own way to TaipeiEYE to watch a spectacular 90-minute show, which may include Chinese opera or other theater arts such as Taiwanese aboriginal dance and music, folklore, martial arts or puppetry. (See the Itinerary section for show descriptions).

TaipeiEYE is located in the old cultural center of Taipei on a boulevard lined with trees. The walls of the elegant venue are decorated with traditional masks, puppets and other intricate artifacts. The entire experience makes for a memorable evening in Taipei.

When the curtain rises, marvel at the multiple talents of the performers, who combine dance, vocals, music, acrobatics and other theatrical arts in their performances.

Plan to go early if you’d like to observe the performers putting on their makeup and colorful costumes. Keep your camera handy for photo ops; during intermission and after the show, you may meet some of the performers when they come into the theater to interact with the audience.

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