Puppet Theatre (PNCA) Pakistan
Puppet Theatre was established in 1975. It was a
great step taken by PNCA, Ministry of Culture, Pakistan,
in order to revive one of our most popular folk
art which because of the negligence is dying. Two
groups were sent to China for Rod Puppet Training
in 1975, 1979 and third group was sent to Poland
for Puppet Training for promotion of the art of
puppetry in Pakistan. National Puppet Theatre was
given more than 10 thousand performances not only
in the major cities of Pakistan but also in small
towns and villages.
economic social problems and their solutions are also
favorite themes of these shows which aim at creating awareness,
better civic sense and patriotism. Besides these themes
include filial duties, family ties, health cares cleanliness
environment issues which are presented in a light and
interesting manner but with an underlying sobriety and
The story is about a girl who is a milk seller and she
is very imaginative and dreams a lot about future. She
lives in a world of fantasy and the story shows her imaginations
in a highly unique way.
Safae Sehat Ka Lie Zaruary Hai
Cleanliness and health have a strong relation. The story
tells about a boy who is ignorant about cleanliness an
old man (grand father) of a family tells him how to make
himself clean and to prevent himself from disease. The
story is very useful for the children and given lesson
about personal hygienic and environment.
This is an interesting play in which 12 mischievous monkeys
take part and perform different antics. This play is equally
liked by children and adults.
This beautiful dance is expression of the happiness of
This Dance has been produced to show solidarity with the
people of Kashmir.
Keeps the Lights (Bataain Baujahi Rakhtain). This dance
has been produced in order to give a new life in the filed
of puppetry. This dance is performed by 2 girls and 2
boys with a main dancer.