Kolkata to host international puppet festival

On 26th – 31st October 2017, Kolkata is to host an international Puppet festival named ‘PUN (Puppets Unite Neighbours) International Puppet Festival’ at Mohorkunj, Kolkata. West Bengal principal secretary Tourism and Home Affairs Atri Bhattacharya would inaugurate the International puppet festival. The festival will be conducted for 6 days. Artists from the UK, Germany, Peru, Portugal, Italy, Lithuania, Brazil, Singapore and India would participate in the festival. This is the first time Kolkata would host such a festival. The puppet festival is aimed at regenerating the emotions attached to puppetry. This event is organized by RGV Events and Gems Akademia. They have been carrying out the preparations since 6 months for this festival.