The Japan Foundation, New Delhi invites you to “BUNRAKU- Japanese Traditional Puppet Theatre Performance & Lecture”
Date : 11th August, 2016
Time : 7:00 pm
Venue : Abhimanch, National School of Drama, Mandi House, New Delhi
Entry is free to all!
Artists : Toyotake Yoshihodayu/ Narrator
Tsuruswa Seiki/ Shamisen Player
Yoshida Minoshiro/ Puppeteer
Yoshida Tamayo/ Puppeteer
Yoshida Minoyuki/ Puppeteer
Kiritake Kansuke/ Puppeteer
BUNRAKU is the traditional puppet theatre of Japan. It started off as popular entertainment for the commoners during the Edo Period in Osaka and evolved into artistic theatre during the late 17th Century. Along with Noh and Kabuki, it is recognized as a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage.
Organised by : The Japan Foundation, New Delhi
In Collaboration with: National School of Drama & Katkatha Puppet Arts Trust