MUSIC and DANCE "Mahima" Raza Festival of Classical Music and Dance at Triveni Kala Sangam, 205, Tansen Marg > 6pm on 17th and 18th January 2017
MUSIC "Dhaayee Aakhar Prem Ka: Challenging Hatred and Violence Through Music" at The Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre (IHC), Lodhi Road > 7pm on 19th January 2017
MUSIC "[In]Chorus" A creative platform for rising Indian and French artists at Alliance Francaise De Delhi, 72, Lodhi Estate > 6:30pm on 20th January 2017
MUSIC : HCL Concerts Presents An Evening of Contemporary Indian Classical Music Featuring Ujwal Nagar (Vocals) at The Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre (IHC), Lodhi Road > 7pm on 20th January 2017
MUSIC : A Musical Night with Mohit Chauhan as part of Quo Vadis 2017 at Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) Bhawan, B-21, Qutab Institutional Area > 7:30pm on 22nd January 2017
The Japan Foundation, New Delhi organized a Japanese Traditional Puppet Theatre Performance & Lecture- “BUNRAKU” on 11st August, 2016 at National School of Drama, Mandi House, New Delhi, in collaboration with Katkatha Puppet Arts Trust & National School of Drama. A team of Six Bunraku Players from Japan enacted a musical narrative of Bunraku on stage which developed in the latter half of the 17thCentury. The Event witnessed a total number of 471 audience. 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.
Japanese Traditional Puppet Theatre “BUNRAKU”
Reviewed by Rohit Malik