Puppet Beings Theatre to perform at Riga Festival 2017

2017 marks the 816th anniversary of Riga City, capital of the Republic of Latvia. Upon invitation by the Riga City Council, “Puppet Beings Theatre” from Taiwan, recommended by Taipei City Council, paid a visit to Riga and joined the Riga Festival 2017 celebrations with two performances on August 19th and 20th in the Latvian National Library.

In the first performance, Presided by Mr. Herbert Hsu, Deputy Director of the Mission and Ms. Baiba Smite, Head of the Cultural Board, the Puppet Beings Theatre staged the “the Paper puppets with You”, which Incorporated with creativity and physical movements and was warmly received by   the audience. Nearly 400 parents and children packed Ziedona Hall throughout the 60 minutes performance.

Interviewed by the Latvian national television LTV1, Representative of Taipei Mission in Latvia Mr. Wu, Rong-chuan expressed his appreciation on Taipei-Riga long-standing friendship and exchanges between the two sister cities and anticipated the visit of “Puppet Beings Theatre” will further strengthening the understanding between the two countries.

Parents and children ready to enjoy the performance

Performance of Puppet Beings Theatre

Nearly 400 parents and children packed the Ziedona Hall

Ms. Liene Kubilus, Director of VEF Cultural Palace welcomed the Theatre (Left: Mr. Sun Chen-chieh, Director of Puppet Beings Theatre)

Deputy Director of the Taipei Mission in the Republic of Latvia Mr. Hsu Wei-ming introduces the performance and greets the audience