Ishara International Puppet Festival 2016 | Buy tickets online on Kyazoonga

Venue: Amphitheater, Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi

Dates: Fri, Feb 05, 2016, 19:30 – Sun, Feb 14, 2016, 19:30

The Ishara International Puppet Theatre Festival has reached a new milestone as it celebrates its 14th anniversary in 2016! Attracting thousands of visitors each year, it is the most popular festival of puppetry in India, bringing puppeteers, artists and performers from all corners of the world together to celebrate storytelling through the puppetry arts.

From modern and traditional forms of puppetry, ranging from rod to string puppets; to mixed performances with dance, theatre, music and more; audiences of all ages have been entertained with a variety of colourful, thrilling and spellbinding shows.

Produced by Teamwork Productions, alongside the best India has to offer, over a 100+ international puppetry companies have already performed at the festival.

At this annual event, countries that have participated include the UK, Belgium, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Turkey, Brazil, Sweden, Norway, Israel, Iran, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Taiwan, Japan, Afghanistan, Ireland, Australia, Switzerland & USA.

An ideal choice for such a gathering of talent on the planet, India is a world-renowned centre for puppeteers, artists and performers – and boasts a historic association with puppetry and the arts which stretches back to the 2nd century B.C.

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  1. Variety

DATE: 05th Feb 2016

Country: Sweden


Regarded as Europe’s finest specialist in Bunraku, master puppeteer Thomas Lundqvist brings to Indian shores for the first time the most popular puppet variety show in Sweden. This celebration of the imagination is a series of comic stories and vignettes filled with stunning puppets, fanciful scenery and plenty of foot tapping music. From the world’s first fire breathing puppet to dancing skeletons, it’s one of the funniest vaudeville acts ever conceived for the small stage. Expect riotous malarkey and fits of laughter all the way through.

  1. Puppet Got Talent

DATE: 06th Feb 2016

Country: Egypt

SHOW TIME: 07 & 8:30 PM

VENUE: Amphitheater

Straight from the land of the Pyramids, it’s the spectacular puppet talent showthat’s got everybody talking. Get ready to meet a belly dancing diva named Cleopatra, a zany clown, a kooky musician and a handsome prince on his horse looking for lots of adventure; it’s a unique celebration of the folk tales of Egypt through a wide variety of highly entertaining acts. This musical show also features a spectacular Sufi dance performance on stage incorporating puppets as you’ve never seen before.

  1. Bravo bravissimo

DATE: 07th Feb 2016

Country: Italy


Inspired by some of the most famous children’s fairy tales and well loved classical Italian Operas, get ready to be amazed as the puppets and dolls sing, dance and curtsy—just the way real singers would. As the music director tries to get the mischievous performers to follow his lead, watch in glee as they drive the poor fellow crazy. Time travel back to the past and meet a sweeping repertoire of well loved and enchanting characters from the Teatro Verde who transport you into a magical world of captivating music.

  1. Behind my House

DATE: 11th Feb 2016

Country: Switzerland


This funny and educative glove puppet show teaches children a powerful message about the gift of nature and how to appreciate the greenery around them. As the beautiful gardens filled with flowers disappear and the ugly city grows thanks to the wicked Governor of the Grey City, our hero Boniface tries to stop the workmen with hilarious results. Madam Paulette then prepares her secret weapon, a mug of hot chocolate. Will she be able to stop them in time from destroying everything?

  1. Little Red Riding Hood

DATE: 09th Feb 2016

Country: USA


Meet a host of colourful characters that all children know and love – fromLittle Red Riding Hood, Little Bunny Foo Foo, Little Miss Muffet, Old McDonald, Barnaby the Dog and even Mary Had a Little Lamb.When the big bad Wolf reveals it’s really him disguised in her Grand mamma’s clothes, instead of running away, our spunky heroine Little Red uses her self-defence moves to teach him a lesson he’ll never forget!Be prepared to howl with laughter as its poor Mr. Wolf who needs protection this time.

  1. Water and Others

DATE: 08th Feb 2016

Country: Iran


This magical, fun-filled adventure is bursting with catchy music, lots of quirky characters and plenty of bite! Mr. Foot is looking a drop of water for his precious flowerpot, but there’s none to be found due to a drought. Everybody’s fighting over a water bottle, but little do they know it’s really empty. Just as Mr. Foot is desperate for water to save his flowers, a miracle happens. Children & adults alike will learn the value of water and the need to conserve this life giving source.

  1. Dinosaur

DATE:10th Feb 2016

Country: India


Dinosaur is a non verbal show and uses puppets that are human size or bigger. These puppets are extensions of the puppeteers bodies.

The story is about a T Rex egg that gets separated from the next. The baby dinosaur that hatches does not know he is a T Rex. He starts to desperately look for his mother. Instead he lands up in the midst of a hungry Raptor pack. The oldest raptor and he become friends but the other raptors still want to eat him up. Time and again the old raptor saves him but then there is a huge volcanic eruption. Will the old raptor be able to save the little T Rex baby again?

  1. Petrushka

DATE: 13th Feb 2016

Country: RUSSIA

SHOW TIME: 07 & 8:30 PM

In the slapstick tradition of Punch & Judy, Russia’s most famous and oldest puppet tale is brought back to life in this rib-tickling performance! Get ready to be transported to the colourful and cheerful atmosphere of the traditional Russian fair, where our hero Petrushka is being naughty and rude to everyone around him with his loud and ridiculous voice. Will the rascally puppet stop behaving badly, learn some manners and find his missing sweetheart at the fair? It’s a musical and visual delight for all.

  1. Hans In Luck

DATE: 12th Feb 2016



Based on the well known German children’s folk tale – after seven years of working hard, young Hans is visiting his mum, but on every step of his journey bad luck befalls him. Hans earned a big lump of gold from his master, but he keeps trading it for one thing for another, each time foolishly believing he has made a fantastic and clever deal. As Hans seems to lose everything he has along the way, will he ever be lucky and reach his home and mum safely?

  1. Images of truth

DATE: 14th Feb 2016

Country: India


VENUE: Amphitheater

Ishara’s groundbreaking and inspiring masterpiece returns to the Indian stage after almost a decade. Choreographed to music from across the world, it’s a mesmerising, non verbal, musical adaption on one of mankind’s most iconic figures – Mahatma Gandhi. Gain insight on his early life to his spiritual discovery of the universal message of Satyagraha & nonviolent protest. Images of history and contemporary India mesh together as Pudumjee & Ishara’s performers create powerful, moving images with which both the young and old alike can relate.

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"Derrière chez moi", Le Guignol à Roulettes, Fribourg, Le Nouveau Monde, 14.3.2014. Texte et mise en scène: DORA CANTERO, Marionnettes, jeu  : PIERRE-ALAIN ROLLE, Jeu :  PAOLA BUSCA, Musique : MINA LEDERGERBER, SALIFA DIARRA. Décors :  MINA LEDERGERBER, JEAN-MARIE MATHEY, EMILIE BOURDILLOUD, Costumes : PAULETTE SAN MARTIN, �clairage : PATRICK CUNHA. photos © Romano P. Riedo |
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Puneri Paltan – Pro Kabaddi League 2016

Venue: Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Balewadi, Pune

Date: Feb 11, 2016 – Feb 14, 2016

Puneri Paltan - Pro Kabaddi League 2016

Puneri Paltan combines the magnificence of Maharashtra’s cultural capital with true flavours of this indigenous sport. Recreating the glory of the game’s rich history in India, Puneri Paltan unleashes the energy and fortitude of Kabaddi in its modern day version. The team plays its home matches at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Balewadi in Pune, and is led by Wazir Singh and coached by Ashok Shinde for the forthcoming season.

Equal World Equal Spaces 2016

Venue: Jaipur – Diggi Palace
Date: Starts 11th March 2016

Equal World Equal Spaces 2016

Women Work & Health Initiative is a non-profit organization, based in Delhi. WWHI works in the areas relating to gender aspects of work and health. The WWHI team, which organized the International Congress on Women Work & Health in 2005 has been invited by the International Scientific Committee to hold the International Congress on: EQUAL WORLD EQUAL SPACES, a Festival celebrating Women, Work & Health in Jaipur, India this year, from 11-13 March.

The Congress will be housed at the stunning Diggi Palace, Jaipur. Jaipur, the Pink City of India has played host to many International festivals with great success. Apart from accommodating the academic presentation of papers on specified themes. Diggi Palace will be converted into a colourful venue for a host of activities spread over the 3 days.

Activities have been planned to entertain the intellectual minds gathered at Diggi Palace. A carnivalesque atmosphere will provide the participants and visitors with fun, frolic and festivity.

Food stalls selling traditional Rajasthani delicacies, workshops demonstrating the making of local handicrafts, stalls selling these local handicrafts will be dotted all over the heritage site of Diggi Palace.

Musical events have been planned over the 3 days that will entertain the Congress delegates and visitors. Carefully slotted into the Paper presentation schedule these will enhance the entire festival experience. Several artistically constructed stages will be put up in the Diggi Palace complex that will make the entire venue a pleasant place to be.

HBL Pakistan Super League 2016

Location: Dubai, Sharjah
Dates: February 4 – 23, 2016

HBL Pakistan Super League 2016

T20 cricket is taking a new spin with the HBL Pakistan Super League! The world’s top cricketers are coming to Dubai and Sharjah for the tournament’s first edition.

Catch Shahid Afridi, Chris Gayle, Shane Watson, Kevin Pietersen, Misbah ul Haq, Shakib al Hasan, Shoaib Malik, Wahab Riaz, Sarfaraz Ahmed and many more super stars in action!

Blocked your dates yet? February 4 – 23, 2016!

YUG – Farhan Live

Venue: Central Park, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai

Date: Sat, Feb 20, 2016, 17:00

YUG - Farhan Live - Mumbai

Come and be a part of YUG – Navi Mumbai’s Very Own and Biggest Ever Musical Concert with, the most Versatile and Outstanding Performer, None other than FARHAN AKHTAR.

First Phase of Early Birds Tickets are out for Sale.

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Kundalini Shakti Festival 2016

Venue: Kasol, Himachal Pradesh
Date: Thu, Jun 09, 2016, 10:00

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The kundalini Shakti is the life force;
It is the essential energy of existence.
It is the hidden ingredient in life.
It is what makes it all work.

If you take the time to bring the light of the supra-conscious into your being, then automatically all blockages will go away.

These are just ways of talking, there are no blockages, schematically I mean.

So let’s join this kundalini shakti festival to open your kundalini and generated through cultivating humility, purity, through meditation, selfless giving, and by studying with an advanced teacher on a personal level.