Burmese Puppets

Here is something to get you in the mood for the Burmese puppets that will grace our museum later this week. I found a wonderful video on the creation of these amazing puppets on YouTube by director Khi Phu Shin.
At the museum, there will be demonstrations by the Mandalay Marionette Theater Thursday night at our MATCHA event and also during AsiaAlive October 27th through the 31st. Hope to see you there.

5 Responses to “Burmese Puppets”

  1. redjaguar  on October 30th, 2009 at 3:07 am

    Having just returned from BalĂ­ thursday, the puppet film and links were a great extension of my trip. Thank you, Asian Art Museum.

  2. bittermelon  on October 30th, 2009 at 10:38 am

    Hi redjaguar, wow, lucky you! Bali! Glad you enjoyed the blog post. We appreciate your comment. Please drop by soon.

  3. shwemyanmar  on June 14th, 2010 at 7:00 am

    It is one of our burmese tradational jobs. Good video. Thanks for your video. It let the world know about our curltures.

  4. Judith  on May 22nd, 2012 at 10:34 am

    I have two Burmese puppets for sale. They are not new, but of older vintage, antique colors, not a large as ones in video. One is shorter, stout, about 13 inches; the other is of slender build, about 23 inches tall. Anyone interested, I am offering them for $50 each.

  5. Yvonne  on December 31st, 2012 at 4:48 pm

    are the two Burmese puppets still for sale?


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