Japanese puppeteers perform

Hitachi Puppet Show
BPL will host the Hitachi Puppet Show on April 27th at 6:30 p.m. in Central's Arrington Auditorium. This performance of traditional puppetry by the puppeteers of Hitachi, Japan, Birmingham's Sister City, is a lively expression of an enduring folk art. Hitachi is known throughout Japan for puppet performances which play a prominent role in religious and civic festivities. This program is presented by the Birmingham Public Library, the Birmingham International Festival, and the Birmingham Sister Cities Commission. For additional information call 226-3670. (flyer in pdf)