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CELEBRATE CYPRUS AT THE CENTER FOR PUPPETRY ARTS IN ATLANTA

The Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta, in collaboration with the Honorary Consulate of Cyprus in Georgia and Southeast United States,

is unveiling to the public its first museum display of shadow puppets from Cyprus on June 10, 2017.

Honorary Consul of Cyprus Polyxeni Potter and Mr. Vincent Anthony, The Barbara and Bill Wylly Executive Director of the Center for Puppetry Arts,

invite you to attend the Cypriot Shadow Theater presentation, “Alexander the Great and the Cursed Snake,” a show performed with great success at the

Kennedy Center and other venues in Washington, D.C., by Pambos Charalambous, an educator and skilled puppeteer from Cyprus.          

The performance and related activities will be free of charge, but you must reserve your tickets.

 

Please click here to make your free reservations.  Tickets are limited, so reserve your seats today!   

CELEBRATE CYPRUS AT THE CENTER FOR PUPPETRY ARTS IN ATLANTA

Date of Event: Saturday, June 10, 2017

Where: Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

Schedule of Activities

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Create-A-Puppet Workshops™ (featuring Cyprus Shadow Puppets to take home) – 3rd floor

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Cyprus Shadow Theater Presentation of Alexander the Great and the Cursed Snake – Downstairs Theater – 1st floor

12:00  noon Reception in Harlequin Hall – 1st floor

1:00 p.m. Tale Time w/Cyprus book The Prince of Venice in Global Gallery – 2nd floor

 

Artist Name: Pambos Charalambous

Link to performance info.: http://www.kennedy-center.org/Artist/B66279

Event description: This traditional shadow puppetry presentation from Cyprus, recommended for ages 6 years and up, tells the story of Alexander the Great rescuing a village from a giant snake.

 

This event is made possible by The Honorary Consulate of Cyprus and Center for Puppetry Arts,Atlanta

The Cyprus Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Philip Christopher. Nikos Mouyiaris. Cyprus Friendship Tour 2017 and the Samaria Foundation

And the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture