Thursday at 4PM (EST)
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Created & Performed by Maiko Kikuchi
Join Maiko Kikuchi as she brings us her whimsical puppetry to La MaMa Kids Online.
Maiko Kikuchi presents her “Home made” cardboard puppet show and introduces a Japanese folk tale, “Straw Millionaire”. Once a upon a time, there was a poor young farmer in a small village in Japan. One day, he went to a temple and prayed to Kannon, the god of mercy. “Please make me rich” All of sudden he heard a message from Kannon “Once you leave this temple, take good care of the first thing you touch and go west.
The performances also include Cardboard Puppet Station with music, animation and special guest, Dr. Grumpy.
Straw Millionaire (Japanese folk tale): 10-15 minutes toy puppet theatre
Music Video Art: (Diu Diu Deng): 4 minutes
Meet Dr. Grumpy: 5 minutes toy puppet theatre
Music Video Art: (Push Push Push): 2 minutes
"Timed for after school viewing!"