Obraztsov Puppet Theatre from Moscow wins the Indian audience

Saturday, 06 December 2014 12:54

One of the most prestigious concert halls of the Indian capital – Kamani Auditorium – was literally stormed by a vast crowd of theatre lovers on 4 December. For the first time in last 25 years Moscow State Puppet Theatre named after Sergey Obraztsov has come to India in the framework of the Festival of Russian culture. Dilliwale were lucky to see the most famous performance of the 20th century, the Theatre’s flagship – "An Extraordinary Concert". The auditorium was overcrowded that evening - cultural and political elite, representatives of the diplomatic corps, families of Russian compatriots and many children of different age were sitting even on the floor in the aisles. The President of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Professor Lokesh Chandra, and its General Director Satish Mehta were the Guests of Honour. Russian artists were really happy to see a very vivid and sincere perception of their performance by the audience. It was striking demonstration of the fact that the characters of "An Extraordinary Concert" have pushed back the boundaries of space and time. In the grand finale of the show, when the artists disclosed the secrets of their magic art, they were welcomed by a storm of applause. This amusing satirical puppet performance includes opera and musical comedy, ballet dances and circus, gipsy romances and Latin American songs. But the unsurpassed puppet master of ceremonies was without a rival. A unique multilingual, he is the best to joke on 24 languages and Hindi as well. During eighty years of its existence Obraztsov Puppet Theatre has turned into the biggest Centre and a unique Academy of Puppet Art, a Palace of Arts for children, youths and adults. The theatre is unique and has no analogies in the world. It is registered in well-known reference-books, dictionaries and encyclopedias including the famous book of Guinness and is known to be a national treasure of Russia.

Popular articles

09 February 2018

Russian Ambassador H.E. Mr Nikolay Kudashev gave an...

Russian military relations with Pakistan very minimal, says Russian envoy Nikolay Kudashev Suhasini Haidar, Dinakar Peri Russia’s new Ambassador to...
07 December 2017

Welcoming remarks by H.E. Mr Nikolay Kudashev, ...

Esteemed Vijay Gokhale,Ambassador Nalin Surie,Dr Sergey Glazyev,Dr Evgeny Kozhokin,Dr Arvind Gupta,Distinguished participants,Ladies and gentlemen,It is...
27 December 2017

Russian-Indian student conference in New-Delhi

A Russian-Indian student conference, organized by the Ministry of External Affairs, the Government of India, with the support of the Russian Centre of...
Emergency phone number only for the citizens of Russia in emergency in India +91-81-3030-0551
Address:
Shantipath, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi - 110021
Telephones:
(91-11) 2611-0640/41/42;
(91-11) 2687 38 02;
(91-11) 2687 37 99
E-mail:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.