Stories on strings

From traditional American fairytales to a contemporary take on Gandhi’s ideology, Ishara Puppet Festival promises to weave the magic of puppetry all over again. By Swati Daftuar, The Hindu. The 14 edition of the Ishara Puppet Festival kicks off today, and like every year, continues with the tradition of bringing to the country performances from […]

USA, Iran and Afghanistan wind up the last leg of Ishara Puppet Fest at Epicentre!

The last phase of Ishara International Puppet Festival winds up with the best of puppet theatre from USA, Iran and Afghanistan. If you haven’t been able to catch the previous performances, then make sure that you watch the last three plays; we saved the best for last! On 11th February, meet a host of colourful […]

India, Sweden and Russia all set to display their unique art forms at Ishara!

On 8th February, watch India’s entry in the 14th Ishara International Puppet Festival- Dinosaur (Musical/40mins) by the Katkath Puppet Trust. The story is about a T-Rex egg that gets separated from the nest. The baby dinosaur that hatches does not know that he is a T-Rex and starts to desperately look for his mother. Instead, […]

14th Ishara International Puppet Festival commences at Epicentre!

  The 14th Ishara International Puppet Festival opens exclusively at Epicentre on 5th Feb with a play all the way from the land of the Pyramids, Egypt. Featuring belly dancing queen Cleopatra, a zany clown, a kooky musician and a handsome prince on his horse on a quest for adventure, Puppet Got Talent (English and […]


  The 14th Ishara International Puppet Theatre Festival is back with a bang at Epicentre, Gurgaon with a host of national and international performances scheduled from 5th to 14th February 2016! With 9 countries all set to performance in this edition, the Festival promises to be a grand and vibrant affair. Since its inception in […]

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