Danish puppet theatre to stage shows for children.

LAHORE -- Theater Lamp, a Danish puppet theatre, will perform for youngsters at Rafi Peer Theatre Cultural Centre from Nov 10 to 12.

For these performances, the theatre has brought the production, 'The Mole and the House that Came and Left'. After around four years, any overseas puppetry performance would be held from the Rafi Peer Theater Workshop platform in Lahore.

It is a nonverbal play about seeing and feeling the universe, especially realities that are diametrically opposed to your own. The mole lives safely in its underground burrow underneath the ground until one morning when it awakens to see a house on top of its molehill.

Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop's moving spirit, Sadaan Pirzada, told Dawn that the theatre flew to Pakistan from Denmark for these performances. The puppet shows are for children aged two to six, and one of the shows would also take place in a school.

'We also planned a full-fledged puppet theatre festival at Rafi Peer Culture Center, but the proposal could not be realised due to a lack of money,' Mr Pirzada explained. People still remember the World Performing Arts...

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