Bengaluru Turns The Spotlight On Puppetryby The Daily Eye Team January 3 2017, 5:07 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 39 secs
Puppets are set to take centre stage at a five-day fest celebrating the art form Puppetry is going mainstream and Bengaluru is championing the cause of bringing this centuries-old art form to the fore. Essentially a kind of theatre or performance arts, puppetry — in its own charming manner — strings together elements of music and storytelling too. The city is now gearing up for the latest edition of the Dhaatu International Theatre Festival, which will see puppeteers from different corners of the world exhibiting their art. Describing puppetry as a grand, versatile and entertaining form of art, festival director Anupama Hoskere says, "This year, we have as many as 16 artistes taking part in the event, who, apart from performing, will also run workshops and conduct conferences."