Storytelling Via Puppetry: Ishara International Puppet Theatre Fest Is Back!

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Storytelling Via Puppetry: Ishara International Puppet Theatre Fest Is Back!


New Delhi, Feb. 4 -- Be mesmerized and delve in to the world of puppetry at the 15th Ishara International Puppet Theatre Festival this year. With participation from countries such as Afghanistan, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, Palestine, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, the festival laden with fascinating stories and varied themes of peace, environment, freedom among others is on till February 10 in Delhi, Gurugram and Chandigarh. Using traditional and modern forms of puppetry, ranging from rod to string puppets, mixed performances with dance, theatre, music and more, the festival presents pioneering puppetry entertainment and storytelling for all ages.

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While Indonesia's The Theft of Sita, a modern reinterpretation of Ramayana, features mixed media performance with shadow puppetry; Home Sweet Home from Palenstine will warm your hearts with a tale of seven-year-old differently-abled boy. Also be prepared to be amazed by Iran's famous marionette and oldest puppet character-Mobarak as he takes you on a musical journey.

Naris Furmuli, who has directed The Merchant and the Parrot, says, "It's a musical show that gives the message of peace. The story is based on Persian Poet Rumi's work and follows a merchant's journey to India."

Having earlier travelled across cities such as Jaipur, Mumbai and Chennai, the festival has come a long way, "It's been thirty years of Ishara puppet theatre. …

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