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Workshop re-runs to share the secrets of shadow puppetry

     Last year, the workshop "The World Behind the Shadow" by Fantasy Puppet Theatre was successfully held. The workshop is going to be re-run in August to share the secrets of shadow puppetry.

     Activities in this workshop include demonstrating both traditional and modern shadow puppetry, learning the techniques to control the puppets, a question-and-answer session and photo taking. This workshop offers an excellent opportunity for children and parents to enjoy shadow puppetry together. Details are as follows:

August 20 (Saturday), 2.30pm and 4.45pm
Exhibition Gallery, Tsuen Wan Town Hall

August 28 (Sunday), 3pm
Exhibition Gallery, Tuen Mun Town Hall

     Established in 2005, Fantasy Puppet Theatre is one of a handful of Hong Kong puppet theatre companies and works with a wide range of techniques to produce original puppet shows for children, youngsters and their parents.

     The workshop "The World Behind the Shadow" by Fantasy Puppet Theatre (conducted in Cantonese) is presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD). Tickets priced at $40 and $50 are now available at all URBTIX outlets, on the Internet and by telephone credit card booking. Half-price tickets are available for senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients (limited tickets for CSSA recipients available on a first-come, first-served basis).

     For programme enquiries, call 2268 7323 (LCSD) or 3520 3172 (Fantasy Puppet Theatre). For ticketing enquiries, call 2734 9009. For credit card telephone bookings, call 2111 5999. Internet bookings are available at

Ends/Friday, July 15, 2011


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