Esplanade Presents | Super Japan – Japanese Festival of Arts


Princess Kaguya

Silhouette Theater Tsunobue (Japan)
16 & 17 May 2016
Mon & Tue
16 May, Mon: 11am, 2pm
17 May, Tue: 9am, 11am & 4pm
16 & 17 May 2016 : 11am
16 May 2016 : 2pm
17 May 2016 : 9am & 4pm
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1hr (no intermission)
Esplanade Recital Studio
Performed in English
Recommended for children ages 5 – 8 years old
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White card: $23

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Introduce your young ones to a magical Japanese tale told through colour, light and shadows.

A long, long time ago, an old woodcutter finds a baby girl in a shining bamboo stalk. He takes her home to his wife, they name Princess Kaguya, meaning “shining beauty”. Together, they raise and love her as their own. The three live in happiness as the elderly couple watch her grow into an extremely beautiful young woman within a short period of time. Little do they know, Princess Kaguya is actually from the moon and her time with them is running out.

Other than learning about the fascinating world of shadow puppetry, children also get to participate in an interactive segment with songs they can sing along to!

Silhouette Theater Tsunobue is Japan’s premier shadow puppet troupe. Since 1963, it has travelled across Japan, Southeast Asia, the USA, Europe, and the Middle East, bringing joy and hope to children all around.

Supported by The Japan Foundation Asia Center.

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