2006 Taiwanese Puppet Show

Friday, May 20, 2005

May 20, 2005 -

5:00 PM

Cerritos Library 18025 Bloomfield Ave, Cerritos, CA 90703 Taiwan Center Taiwan Center 3001 Walnut Grove Ave, Rosemead, CA 91770

The Taiwanese hand puppet show or “Budaisi” (布袋戲 Mandarin: Bu4 Dai4 Xi3 Taiwanese: po-te-hi) is a time honored live theatrical folk art that integrates literature, society, music, ventriloquism, poetry, art, sculpture, embroidery, illusion as well as masterful stunts. The art is one of Taiwan’s most cherished, respected, and traditional heritage forms of Taiwanese local dramatic entertainment and visual performance.