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State Puppet Theatre-Burgas


Bulgaria is recognized for having one of the most popular and sophisticated traditions for puppet theatre in the world.

State Puppet Theatre-Burgas is recognized as one of the leading puppet theatres in the country. Founded in 1954, the company became a state theatre in 1962.

Specializing in Bulgarian folk tales and classical children literature, the theater has created more than 250 productions, which have been seen by more than 3 million spectators. The company has a repertory of 25 productions and creates 3 new productions annually.

The theater has received numerous awards from major national and international festivals in Europe, Asia, North America, and Africa.

Watch Past Performances

Video 11/10/2011: Bon Bon Ole (Bulgaria)

This puppet show by DKT-Burgas takes place in a sugar world where the pastries are the stars of the show and eventually must band together to fight a common enemy and save their delicious world. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2011.

State Puppet Theatre-Burgas