Puppet show enthrals children at PNCA

The Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture here on Monday organized a puppet show which enthralled children at National Art Gallery.

The puppet show at PNCA hall is a regular feature of the council presented by National Puppet Theatre while the PNCA has announced to hold this puppet show on every Monday at the same venue and time.

With the movement of puppets, the show depicted folk tales and skits to entertain and educate children regarding social problems including health, education, environment etc.

Incharge Puppet Performers Zulfiqar Ahmad who took training of puppetry from China said that portrayal of folk tales was also attracting for the children which provided the children about the richness of their folk culture and traditions.

Besides entertainment, these puppet shows are conscious efforts to explain socio-cultural issues and nurture a sense of responsibility among children to combat such evils, an official of PNCA said.

A large number of students from various educational institutions attended the show.