Hohhot students enjoy colorful puppet show

2021-09-07 (en.hhhtnews.com)


A rod puppet show is held at Tongshunjie Primary School in Yuquan district, Hohhot, North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on Aug 31. In rod puppetry, a well-respected traditional art form, the puppets are moved using wooden sticks inserted into a cavity inside the puppet, while their eyes and mouths can be moved with a stick or bamboo rod connected to the neck. The performer holds two sticks in one hand. [Photo/people.com.cn]


The rod puppet show was given by staff members of the Yuquan District Cultural Center. This intangible cultural heritage often features bold colors and exaggerated movements. [Photo/people.com.cn]


Students at Tongshunjie Primary School in Yuquan district of Hohhot learn how to give a rod puppet show on Aug 31. [Photo/people.com.cn]


A group of cheerful students in Hohhot try their hand at rod puppetry on Aug 31. [Photo/people.com.cn]