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Additional performance of "Bambolenat" by Sombras de Arena

     In response to overwhelming demand, an additional performance of the programme "Bambolenat" by Sombras de Arena from Argentina, part of the Boundless Multi-media Series presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, will take place at 8pm on September 20. Tickets will be available from tomorrow (August 24) onwards.

     "Bambolenat" delivers an extraordinary theatre experience combining sand drawing, live music, shadow puppetry and acting. The production tells the story of a man's birth and his encounters with the world. He starts his journey by travelling through different places and finds himself in diverse situations. Then, when he meets a goddess, a different quest begins. The programme was awarded the Best Music, Shadow Puppets & Sand Drawing - Theatre of the World Award 2009 by the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina.

     Sombras de Arena's group of artists from different disciplines formed a team of creators in 2007. After a lengthy period of working with various objects and creating different images and providing many ideas, "Bambolenat" was eventually born. The show is an experience that has been described as a "live movie". The work premiered in 2008 and has been presented in different venues and festivals in cities across Argentina.

     The additional performance of "Bambolenat" by Sombras de Arena from Argentina will be staged at 8pm on September 20 (Thursday) at the Theatre, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre. Tickets priced at $200 and $160 are now available at all URBTIX outlets, on the Internet and by credit card telephone booking from August 24. Half-price tickets are available for senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and their minders, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients (limited tickets for CSSA recipients are available on first-come, first-served basis). A group booking discount scheme is also available - please refer to the programme leaflet for details.

     For programme enquiries, please call 2268 7323; for ticketing enquiries, please call 2734 9009. For credit card telephone bookings, please call 2111 5999. Internet booking is available at For more information, visit

Ends/Thursday, August 23, 2012


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