Helsinki to see Three Takes on Czech Puppet Theatre

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Visitors have the unique opportunity to see the exhibition Three Takes on Czech Puppet Theatre from 21st August to 27th August in the Päivälehti museum in Helsinki. The opening takes place on 21st August at 3 p.m.

The exhibition provides a brief, yet representative, view of the rich tradition and colorful present of Czech puppet theatre, which is a unique phenomenon of Czech culture and it delights the audiences all around the world. Three sections dedicated to the historical development, the after-war change, and puppet techniques serve as an overview of various chapters of Czech puppet theatre. Three magic boxes provide an insight to the period of itinerate theatre and the time of popular family theatres, you will meet famous puppet visual artists on the background of significant performances and puppet companies. You will also see the presentation on the phenomena of black theatre and modern theatre architecture and if you reach the end of the journey, you will see the interactive section where you will get familiar with various technological kinds of puppets such as fairy-tale characters and you may even try to operate them.  The curators of the exhibition are Nina Malíková and Martina Pecková Černá, design and technology were taken care of by Antonín Maloň and Tomáš Zmrzlý.


21. 8. 2018


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