03:17 GMT +3 hours29 November 2014
Live
Photo

Obraztsov, a world class puppet theatre and museum

500
© RIA Novosti. Alexandr Nevezhin
The Obraztsov State Central Puppet Theater celebrates its 80th anniversary on September 16. Today the theater is a Russian and worldwide center that trains professional actors, directors and artists for puppet performances and the world’s only Academy of Puppet Performing Arts. Photo: A performance of “Extraordinary Concert,” Russia’s most famous puppet performance of the 20th century. It has been shown more than 10,000 times and is listed in the Guinness World Records Book.

The Obraztsov State Central Puppet Theater celebrates its 80th anniversary on September 16. Today the theater is a Russian and worldwide center that trains professional actors, directors and artists for puppet performances and the world’s only Academy of Puppet Performing Arts. Photo: A performance of “Extraordinary Concert,” Russia’s most famous puppet performance of the 20th century. It has been shown more than 10,000 times and is listed in the Guinness World Records Book.