The Ishara International Puppet Theatre Festival has reached a new milestone as it celebrates its 14th anniversary in 2016! Attracting thousands of visitors each year, it is the most popular festival of puppetry in India, bringing puppeteers, artists and performers from all corners of the world together to celebrate storytelling through the puppetry arts.
From modern and traditional forms of puppetry, ranging from rod to string puppets; to mixed performances with dance, theatre, music and more; audiences of all ages have been entertained with a variety of colourful, thrilling and spellbinding shows.
Produced by Teamwork Productions, alongside the best India has to offer, over a 100+ international puppetry companies have already performed at the festival. At this annual event, countries that have participated include the UK, Belgium, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Turkey, Brazil, Sweden, Norway, Israel, Iran, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Taiwan, Japan, Afghanistan, Ireland, Australia, Switzerland& USA.
An ideal choice for such a gathering of talent on the planet, India is a world-renowned centre for puppeteers, artists and performers SPA and boastsa historic association with puppetry and the arts which stretches back to the 2nd century B.C.This year the festival will take place from the 5thto 14th February 2016 at the Indian Habitat Centre in New Delhi, Epicentre, Gurgaon and the Tagore Theatre, Chandigarh
The Ishara International Puppet Theatre Festival is largely supported by the Ishara Puppet Theatre Trust.
Khel Mel: Patachitra, the narrative painting tradition from Eastern India
- Starting from Rs. 1000
- 8-10 yrs