Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) celebrated ‘Jatiya Putul Natya Utsab’ (World Puppetry Day) on Tuesday. The day-long
event featured discussion, award-giving ceremony and puppet shows.
After the discussion, puppetry artistes Kajli Begum, Bhanu Chandra Barman, Kiriti Ranjan Biswas and Professor Dr. Rashid Harun
Earlier, different puppet shows were exhibited from 11:00am to 1:00pm at the school level. There was a workshop on puppetry for children at Natyashala of BSA at 3:00pm instructed by Saiful Islam Journal.
There were also puppet shows exhibited by Jolputul Puppets and Kaktarua Puppet Theatre.
Every year on March 21, World Puppetry Day seeks to recognise puppetry as a global art form. It’s also a day to honour puppeteers around the world.