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Traditional Puppet Making Online Workshop

Event Date:

September 12, 2020

Event Time:

10:00 am

Event Location:

Traditional Puppet Making Online Workshop with Artist Puran Bhat.

Kathputli is a string puppet performance and is an ancient and well-known form of folk entertainment. A Kathputli basically means a puppet traditional puppet are made of wood.

Kathputli dance and performance is one of the major tourist attractions of Rajasthan. The string puppets of Rajasthan are famous as kathputhlis in the local language and the main centers where they are prepared are Jaipur and Jodhpur.

The Bhat community makes these puppets as well as performs with them. They are carrying the tradition since many generation.

Learn how to make string puppets from India’s foremost puppeteer, Puran Bhatt. Not only has he been the force behind keeping the Kathputli Colony of Delhi from getting demolished, but has also been covered by BCC for his tremendous contribution to the art form.

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Materials that you will need:

One plastic or rubber ball 3 or 4 inches
One skin colour sox
One female printed scarf
One wool role or fara
Two button or toys eyes
Making hands with cardboard
Paint brush, paint,marker,rubber solution,seizer,cuter,black thick thread and needle.


  • Details to join the google meet will be sent once we receive payment and you will be asked to share the name of the participant. Only one participant per purchase and please join with the registered email address. We will also send a Google Calendar invite once you register
  • Class is not transferable to another person and maximum 10 people per class – please do not share the google class link with others once you have registered
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Event Schedule Details

  • September 12, 2020 10:00 am   -   12:30 pm
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