The Glamour Fest of Ojugu: Ritual Scissors Dance by José Navarro (23-25 Jan 2014)

“This is an authentic piece of ritual dance from the high Andes of Perú” — THE SCOTSMAN

“Rarely have I seen such totally effective glove puppets achieving a remarkable degree of elegance and precision.
Subtle and mesmerising”– Puppeteers UK

“The experience of watching is riveting, and produces a sense of otherness consistent with its being a shamanistic ritual”– Dance Around the World

“It is done for real with all the ceremony and ritual movements; even Edinburgh’s Mother Earth is honored” –EDINBURGH GUIDE


Do you have a love for exotic cultures? Renowned Peruvian-British artist, Jose Navarro, presents his puppet interpretation of the Scissors Dance, a Peruvian dance from the Andes that is a UNESCO recognized ‘Intangible Heritage of Humanity’. The act features various puppet techniques and rearrangements of traditional music with elements of fusion, providing a mystic symbiosis between the puppeteer and the dancer.

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Presenter: Jose Navarro Puppet Theatre Company, klpac & Muka Space

Date / Time: 23 – 25 Jan 2014 @ 8.30pm, 24-25 Jan 2014 @ 3.00pm

Venue: Indicine, klpac

Ticket prices: Minimum donation of RM 25

Ticket promo:
a) Group Promotion: Buy 10 get 1 free
b) School groups: RM 20 for every 40 seats

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