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Wayang kulit meets Japanese puppetry


The joint performance featured the Kelantanese ‘wayang kulit’ (background) and ‘edo ito ayatsuri ningyo’, a 400-year old Japanese marionette puppet show. -Photos: CHAN TAK KONG/The Star

The joint performance featured the Kelantanese ‘wayang kulit’ (background) and ‘edo ito ayatsuri ningyo’, a 400-year old Japanese marionette puppet show. -Photos: CHAN TAK KONG/The Star

IN CONJUNCTION with DiverseCity 2015: Kuala Lumpur International Arts Festival, two countries came together to put on an interesting show.

The joint performance saw Kelantan’s wayang kulit and 400-year-old Japanese puppetry theatre performance known as edo ito ayatsuri ningyo being staged side-by-side.

   

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