Nell speak to Mio Yamachita and Harry Siah of The Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur on their up coming showcase BUNRAKU- Traditional Japanese Puppet Theatre.
in South East Asia. BUNRAKU- Traditional Japanese Puppet Theatre is a showcase of fastidious teamwork as three puppeteers per puppet work in perfect unity with live traditional music and vocals. Led by upcoming Living National Treasure of Japan, Kanjuro Kiritake III, and featuring puppets which are intricately maintained historic artefacts, the show is presented in three parts: An interpretation of a harvest celebration dance, an excerpt of the classic “Fox in the Inner Garden”, and a behind-the-scenes demonstration.
Presented in Japanese with English subtitles, in celebration of the 40th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation, 50th Anniversary of Japan Club Kuala Lumpur (JCKL), 30th Anniversary of the Japanese Chamber of Trade & Industry, Malaysia (JACTIM)