The prince of the sea and the prince of the earth

Performance of State Puppet Theatre - Plovdiv

The prince of the sea and the prince of the earth

The puppet-theatre performance 'The Prince of the Sea and the Prince of the Earth' created especially for the programme of Plovdiv - European Capital of Culture 2019 is inspired by the traditional Japanese Bunraku theatre.

Categories: family shows
Appropriate age: 7+


Based on the famous story of the two brothers whose love for the Dragon Princess of the Ocean gave birth to the first Japanese emperor – a classic Japanese legend for love, trust, the given word and meaning of life.
The performance is realized by the most established Bulgarian theater artists in collaboration with two Japanese artists: a puppeteer and a choreographer.

The project is part of the official program of Plovdiv - European Capital of Culture 2019, "Focus: Japanese Culture", which is implemented in partnership with the "EU-Japan Fest" Foundation.

Duration: 75 min. |  Premiere: 21.04.2019

Also participate in the play:

  • Live musical performance: Marina Velikova and Yordan Vichev
  • Multimedia: Petko Tanchev
  • Photographer: Gergana Damyanova


Plovdiv Award 2019 in the category "Work of art intended for children"

Наталия Василева